Chrysanthemum: a golden yellow flower

yellow Crysanthemum

Today, I am sharing a click of this beautiful yellow flower. It is a variety of Chrysanthemum.

One interesting fact that I read about Chrysanthemum is that the flower symbolizes fidelity, optimism, joy and long life. Where, a red chrysanthemum expresses love, white color  symbolizes truth and loyal love and yellow for sighted love so, they are very popular as florist flowers.

Some other amazing facts include: (Source)

  • Chrysanthemums are tropical flowers.
  • Originally grown in the Eurasian region.
  • Chrysanthemums belong to the Asteraceae (Compositae) family, which is one of the largest families of flowering plants with over 1,000 genera and about 20,000 species.
  • The Chrysanthemum was brought to Japan by Buddhist monks in AD 400. Japanese emperors so loved the Chrysanthemum flower that they sat upon Chrysanthemum thrones. Chrysanthemums, kikus in Japanese, were featured on the Imperial Crest of Japan.
  • Even today, a number of Japanese cities hold spectacular annual chrysanthemum exhibitions.
  • Chrysanthemums are well suited for container gardening in patios.
  • Chrysanthemum flavored tea is very popular and is used as a relaxant.
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