Availability: June - October
Common Names: Chrysanths, mums
Genus Name: Chrysanthemum
Family Name: Asteraceae
Place of Origin: China and Japan
How long do they last? 10-14 days
Varieties available: single, fully double types, pompom blooms, spiders and many more in lots of different colours.
There are over 5.000 varieties of Chrysanths, with a wide range of colour, size and petal formation.
Did you know?
In Asia the Chrysanthemum was loved for its healing powers. In Chinese medicine they use Chrysanthemum morifolium to treat headaches, vertigo, red eyes, cardiovascular disease and high cholesterol. Because of its healing powers it is not surprising that the Chrysanth symbolises luck and health.
Cut the stems at an angle and remove all the leaves that will touch or go below the water level. Place the stems in water that is room temperature and change the water every five days.