Chrysanthemum: Welcome the Holiday Season with this Beautiful November Flower

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Were you invited to a co-worker’s daughter’s birthday party? Do you want to please your mother and express your emotions to her? Do you wish to offer a beautiful bouquet to support your friend who lost his mother? Or, do you just feel like buying a flower for yourself because you enjoy its color? In any case, flowers are always a great idea.

From graduations, hospital visits, baby shower, birthday parties, anniversaries and weddings, people always need flowers to celebrate all of these occasions. To make their meaning stronger, humans invented a universal flower’s language. They also invented a concept called a birth flower. For all your special occasions during November, you can easily choose your floral arrangement and add the chrysanthemum, the official November flower, in them.

In this article, the following points are going to be developed:

* Beautiful November Flowers You Must Know

* What Is the Chrysanthemum?

* What Is the Meaning of the Chrysanthemum?

* What is the meaning of flower colors?

Beautiful November Flowers You Must Know 

The chrysanthemum is the iconic flowers of November as they are related to the celebration of Toussaint’s Day. It is also because they are resistant to the cold weather that they are often chosen at this time of the year to decorate the tombs of our dearly deceased loved ones. Chrysanthemums are hardy perennials that bloom longer thanks to their resistance to the cold.

Even though we tend to focus on flowers that offer us beautiful colors during spring, some flowers with bulbs offer flowering in the autumn, and consequently in November. This is the instance of the crocus, which is particularly present at several altitudes. Some white-flowered crocus varieties can bloom until December.

Cyclamen, another flower like this, is not a capricious bloom. This perennial is not a fan of the sun, and it can thrive at temperatures under 20°C and can even live down to -10°C.

What Is the Chrysanthemum?

The chrysanthemum is native to Europe, China, or Japan depending on the species. It is part of the Asteraceae family. Chrysanthemum means “golden flower” in Greek. It has been cultivated in China and Japan since antiquity and appeared in Europe at the end of the 17th century. In Japan, it is a cult plant called “autumn flower.” It is a symbol of pleasure and happiness. This perennial plant comes in an infinity of very varied shapes and colors and appears in June.

The chrysanthemum resembles daisies, especially when you gather them in a bouquet. They can be of very variable shape and size. The flowering is quite long, but it is abundant with bright colors like red, yellow, orange, and sometimes pink or white.

The chrysanthemum or the “daisy of the dead” is famous for decorating graves. However, its multiple warm colors make it the king of autumn perfect for compositions and gardening.

What Is the Meaning of the Chrysanthemum?

Chrysanthemum is one of the most liked flowers in the world, and there is a good reason for that. Globally, this flower symbolizes positive meanings and values such as happiness, loyalty, honesty, and friendship. However, its symbolism may change, depending on the place and the local culture. Let us review some regions and countries to discover its various facets.

In Asia, you can find chrysanthemum in all countries. It means good health and happiness. In Japan and China, it has a stronger meaning. First, in Japan, the yellow chrysanthemum means immortality, because it is referring to the sun and light. Moreover, the Japanese consider this flower as their national symbol and annually celebrate a famous Festival of Happiness with the chrysanthemum under the spotlight. In China, the chrysanthemum symbolizes durability, nobility, and happiness. The Chinese name for the chrysanthemum means “the essence of the Sun.” In Europe, the chrysanthemum mainly represents color and warmth in the middle of the cold, late autumn.

What Is the Meaning of Flower Colors?

The color red is a bright color. It symbolizes passion, life, and fire! It stands only for power, ardent and loving passion. It also stands for royalty.

Popular in the 1960s and 1970s, the color orange is now back in fashion. The orange color is the symbol of joy! Give a bouquet of orange flowers to a true friend to wish them happiness and to communicate joy and cheerfulness. It is a sign of sincerity and solid friendship, and it symbolizes the equilibrium between the feelings and the spirit.

The flowers of yellow are highly noticeable due to their brilliant color, which shines like the Sun. The yellow is a radiant color that inspires joy, success, and hope. Offer a bunch of yellow flowers to transmit your message of success and the many joys of life. Purple flowers are a symbol of serenity, sweetness, and modesty. The color purple conveys the delicacy and depth of feelings.

With the cold weather coming on, some may think that they have to hide their flower or wait for them until the next spring. This is wrong. Some flowers can survive the cold and offer pretty colors even in November. All these resistant plants or flowers can bring so much warmness in our hearts from the early months of the autumn.

Birth flower means that there are flowers to characterize each month. They offer you the possibility to create compositions suitable especially for a birthday. It is important to know rightly their meaning and their characteristics, to take the best message out of them.

For November, its flower is the chrysanthemum. It is a flower highly appreciated in all countries over the world, and there is a good reason for that. This flower symbolizes positive meanings and values such as happiness, loyalty, honesty, and friendship. However, its symbolism may change, depending on the place and the local culture

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