This versatile and sturdy flower is beautiful with its delicate petals and many different colors and forms. There are round ones shaped like a sphere and spikey ones with petals neatly arranged around a center. There are white ones and purple ones and pink ones and yellow ones and even ones with more than one color. This flower is suitable for every occasion because it comes in so many different shapes and colors. Looking for a round shape to compliment the wilds forms of your autumn leaves bouquet? Go Chrysanthemum! Looking for wild and frilly flower to balanced out your soft and smooth bouquet with hydrangeas and roses? Yep, pick Chrysanthemum as well!
But what about bridal bouquets?
Adding this beauty to your bridal bouquet gives the flower arrangement a new layer of meaning. Symbolizing friendship, loyalty and devotion, it is a beautiful way to say you are looking forward to spend the rest of your life together with that special someone, in friendship, love and happiness. Pair peach colored roses with dark red chrysanthemums and minty eucalyptus and you have a perfect wedding bouquet for this winter. And don’t forget to write down somewhere that this flower is also the celebration flower for your 13th anniversary!
Other meanings and significances
The Chrysanthemum is also an important flower in Asia. In Japan for instance, it is the symbol for the royal family of the emperor. A symbol of the sun, the Japanese consider the orderly unfolding of the chrysanthemum’s petals to represent perfection, and Confucius once suggested they be used as an object of meditation. It’s said that a single petal of this celebrated flower placed at the bottom of a wine glass will encourage a long and healthy life. On the other side of the pacific, this flower carries a lot of weight as well. In New Orleans it is only used on All Saints Day, so it has become the symbol of the honored dead in that city. In Chicago it is the official flower of the city. And it’s also the flower of the coming month; November. You see, even the beginning of winter can bring joy and beauty!
The perfect way to say I love you!
So this lovely flower is the perfect way to say I love you, whether you mean it romantic (red, purple and pink) or platonic (yellow and orange). Get this mother of flowers today and start creating beautiful flower arrangements and bouquets!