Chrysanthemums -- or "mums" for short -- come in a wide range of shapes and colors, making them the perfect addition to any garden.

Our Greenthumb expert Rick Vuyst is joined by Steve Zaagman to share the chrysanthemum's vibrant history in this week's Greenthumb.

You can catch Greenthumb segments on WZZM 13 Morning News every Saturday.

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