21 September 2015

Floral Media - Flower Agenda 2015 - week 36-40 - Chrysanthemums

Floweragenda 2015 Chrysanthemum

Here is another instalment from The Flower Council of Holland's campaign about cut flowers. It's called Flower Agenda and during the weeks 36-40 it's all about the Chrysanthemums.

Floweragenda 2015 Chrysanthemum

Here is a little bit of information and facts about Hydrangeas:

  • The Chrysanthemum originate from China and Japan where it has been a much loved flower for centuries.
  • The Chrysanthemum came to Europe around 1700.
Floweragenda 2015 Chrysanthemum

  • In Greek 'chrysos' means gold or golden and 'anthemon' means flower.
  • The Chrysanthemum was originally yellow. It now comes in many warm colours such as golden yellow, bronze and deep orange tones. 
  • It also comes in many cooler colours such as white, pink, lime green and purple.

Floweragenda 2015 Chrysanthemum

  • You can buy Chrysanthemums as single flowers or as spray flowers - that has many shorter stems with smaller flowers.
  • The glory days of the Chrysanthemum is the autumn, but they are available from florists all year around. 

Floweragenda 2015 Chrysanthemum

  • The flowers are easy to take care of and can last for up to two weeks.

Floweragenda 2015 Chrysanthemum

  • There are many different forms of Chrysanthemums - pompom, quill, spider and spoon are just a few.
  • Chrysanthemums is a symbol of longevity and happiness and was the emblem of imperial Japan for hundreds of years.

Floweragenda 2015 Chrysanthemum DIY1

  • It is the national flower of Japan, celebrated on the 9th of September, also known as the Festival of Happiness.

Chrysanthemums in the home on funnyhowflowersdothat.co.uk

  • Use Chrysanthemums on their own in a bouquet or mix with other flowers. 
  • Its a useful, versatile and reliable flower that was considered old-fashioned for a long time - but is now coming back and is increasingly popular with florists. 

The cultural Chrysanthemum on funnyhowflowersdothat.co.uk

I hope you have enjoyed finding out information about the Chrysanthemum.

Enjoy your flower arranging and have a great floral day!

I will be back later in the week with more floral delights.

~ xoxo ~


[Images provided by The Flower Council of Holland.]

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martinealison said...

Bonjour chère amie,

Je suis heureuse de vous retrouver et d'admirer toutes ces magnifiques compositions.
Vos conseils sont très judicieux...
Une belle manière dans ce dernier billet de rendre hommage à cette espèce qui semblait n'avoir sa place que dans les cimetières. C'était fort dommage !

Gros bisous ♡

Jenny said...

Jättefina färger och arrangemang, den sista spretiga rosa var superfin!

Frances said...

Chrysanthemums in all shapes and colors really carry a brilliant message that autumn has arrived.

Thanks for the information and styling ideas. I might just have to bring some mums into my home this week. xo

Jarka Panci said...

Ingrid-awesome arrangement!!! Thanks for the inspiration. Nice autumn days. Jarka

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