Commonly known as Pompoms, Chrysanthemum flowers have a long history.
Chrysanthemum Flower Meaning and Symbolism
Carolis Linnaeus named these flowers. The Greek parent name of these flowers is ‘Krus Anthemon’ – Golden Flower. In China, they signify Royalty. For Japanese, they symbolize the Sun. In Feng Shui, Chrysanthemum flowers symbolize joy and happiness. In general, they represent many things including Friendship, Loveliness, Abundance, Cheerfulness, Peace, Optimism and Wealth. Red ones are used to express Love; white ones signify Truth and the yellow flowers new opportunity.
Chrysanthemum Flower Facts
- They originated in Japan and China.
- On September 9, Japanese celebrate Happiness Festival with these flowers.
- They are November’s birth flowers and Chicago’s official flowers.
- Chrysanthemum flowers are used in making medicinal tea.
- They are used as meditation objects.
- They are available throughout the year.
- They can last in a vase for a week or two.
- They are available in different sizes and shapes including spoons, booms, spiders and buttons.
- The different categories of the Chrysanthemum flowers are
- Late flowering
- The different colors they are available in are red, pink, yellow and white.