Chrysanthemum is a genus of about 40 species of perennials native to Asia and Europe, which belongs to the Asteraceae family. Chrysanthemum is one of the most popular flowers in the world. It comes in various shapes, sizes and colours and produces wonderful flowers that bloom in summer and autumn. The plant is ideal for growing in beds and pots.
Meaning: The genus name was derived from the Greek words “chrysos” (gold) and “anthemon” (flower).
Symbolism: Chrysanthemums have different meanings across cultures and religions. They symbolize fidelity, friendship, modesty, loyalty, devotion, cheerfulness, longevity and good spirits. They can also symbolize happiness, joy and beauty. Some cultures recognize Chrysanthemum as a symbol of death.