What is the meaning of a homecoming mum? A Homecoming Mum is a tradition of giving slik flowers attached to ribbon and customized for the wearer during football homecoming season.
This is one of the most googled questions during Football Homecoming Season in Texas. According to The University of Missouri they were the first to have homecoming mums near 1931. Whether it’s legend, fact, fiction or folklore, the homecoming mums of 2013 look nothing like they used to.
Why? Because we brought mums to Texas and as everyone knows, everything is bigger in Texas.