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  Chrysanthemum - LoveToKnow 1911
The first chrysanthemum in England was grown at Kew in 1790, whither it had been sent by Mr Cels, a French gardener.
The small-flowered pompons, and the grotesque-flowered Japanese sorts, are of comparatively recent date, the former having originated from the Chusan daisy, a variety introduced by Mr Fortune in 1846, and the latter having also been introduced by the same traveller about 1862.
The chrysanthemum is subject to the attack of fl aphis and green-fly.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Chrysanthemum   (1815 words)

  
 USDA - APHIS - Plant Health, Plant Protection and Quarantine
Chrysanthemum White Rust, caused by the fungus Puccinia horiana P. Henn., is a quarantine significant pest in the United States (Title 7, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 319.37-2).
Importation of Chrysanthemum species are prohibited from several countries, territories, and possessions due to the potential of this organism to be transported with prohibited articles of Chrysanthemum.
Chrysanthemum white rust may be recognized by the small white to yellow spots, up to 4 mm wide, on the upper surface of the leaf.
www.aphis.usda.gov /ppq/ispm/cwr/index.html   (302 words)

  
 NCS - History of the Chrysanthemum
The chrysanthemum was first cultivated in China as a flowering herb and is described in writings as early as the 15th Century B.C. In fact, their pottery depicted the chrysanthemum much as we know it today.
Petals on chrysanthemums are actually florets (a small flower, usually part of a dense cluster, especially, one of the disk or ray flowers of a composite plant such as a daisy) since both sexual parts (male/female) exist in each one.
In the United States, the chrysanthemum is the largest commercially produced flower due to its ease of cultivation, capability to bloom on schedule, diversity of bloom forms and colors, and holding quality of the blooms.
www.mums.org /journal/articles/chrysanthemum_history.htm   (997 words)

  
  botany/chrysanthemum
Spoon Chrysanthemums have rather flat petals that are spoon-shaped at the end.
Anemone Chrysanthemums have fairly flat, thin petals with shorter tubular petals in the center.
Chrysanthemum carinatums are striking annuals with their beautiful yellow, purple and red rings.
www.botany.com /chrysanthemum.html   (3670 words)

  
  Chrysanthemum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chrysanthemum is a genus of about 30 species of perennial flowering plants in the family Asteraceae, native to Asia and northeastern Europe.
Chrysanthemums were cultivated in China as a flowering herb as far back as the 15th century BC.
The term "chrysanthemum" is also used to refer to a certain type of firework shell which produces a pattern of trailing sparks similar to a chrysanthemum flower.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chrysanthemum   (739 words)

  
 Chrysanthemum tea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chrysanthemum tea (Chinese: 菊花茶; pinyin: jú huā chá) is a flower-based tisane made from chrysanthemum flowers, which is most popular in East Asia.
Chrysanthemum tea has many purported medicinal uses, including an aid in recovery from influenza and as a "cooling" herb.
In western herbal medicine, Chrysanthemum tea is drunk and used as a compress to treat circulatory disorders such as varicose veins and atherosclerosis.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chrysanthemum_tea   (240 words)

  
 Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum is used to improve vision and soothe sore eyes, to relieve headaches and to counter infections such as colds and flu.
Research has shown that chrysanthemum has an antibiotic principle which is affective in laboratory conditions against both staphylococcus and streptococcus bacteria, and so is a valuable remedy against infection generally in the body.
Chrysanthemum is also used in the respiratory system to clear fever and headaches associated with colds and flu.
www.herbs2000.com /herbs/herbs_chrysanthemum.htm   (628 words)

  
 Technoguide on Chrysanthemum production
Chrysanthemum needs only small amount of water during the stages of growth but it is important to avoid water stress during the vegetative growth.
Since spray and standard chrysanthemums may be as tall as 30" to 36", it is necessary to support the stems as the crop matures.
Generally, chrysanthemum are tied to bamboo stakes, metal hog wire or sturdy sticks to keep them erect and properly hold flowers or the main stem of the flowers.
www.da.gov.ph /tips/chrysanthemum.html   (596 words)

  
 Crops: Chrysanthemum
The chrysanthemum is a composite inflorescence with the individual flowers borne on a flat or convex receptacle called a capitulum.
Chrysanthemum cultivars can be classified in at least three ways: 1) based on flower form, 2) based on cultural type, 3) based on height, and 4) based on response to photoperiod.
Chrysanthemums may be grown in pot sizes ranging from 3 to 7", but by far the most common size is the 6 or 6½".
www.ag.auburn.edu /landscape/Potmum.htm   (3747 words)

  
 Acupuncturetoday.com | tell me about Chrysanthemum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chrysanthemum is a flowering plant that is native to China and Japan, but now grows worldwide.
Yellow chrysanthemum is most commonly used to treat conditions associated with colds and flu, such as fever, headaches, chills and sore throat.
White chrysanthemum's most common use is visual acuity; the flowers are often taken with other herbs to treat red, swollen eyes and blurred vision.
www.acupuncturetoday.com /herbcentral/chrysanthemum.html   (480 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - chrysanthemum, Plant (Plants) - Encyclopedia
The chrysanthemum is the floral emblem of the imperial family of Japan; the highest officials are honored by orders of the chrysanthemum.
Chrysanthemums were introduced to England in the late 18th cent., and today innumerable named horticultural types exist.
Chrysanthemums rank with roses in commercial importance as cut flowers and pot and garden plants.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/chrysant.html   (256 words)

  
 Chrysanthemum Summary
Chrysanthemum is a genus of about 30 species of perennial flowering plants in the family Asteraceae, native to Asia and northeastern Europe.
The species of Chrysanthemum are herbaceous perennial plants growing to 50-150 cm tall, with deeply lobed leaves and large flowerheads, white, yellow or pink in the wild species.
The term "chrysanthemum" is also used to refer to a certain type of firework shell which produces a pattern of trailing sparks similar to a chrysanthemum flower.
www.bookrags.com /Chrysanthemum   (1136 words)

  
 chrysanthemum. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The chrysanthemum is the floral emblem of the imperial family of Japan; the highest officials are honored by orders of the chrysanthemum.
Chrysanthemums were introduced to England in the late 18th cent., and today innumerable named horticultural types exist.
Chrysanthemum is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Asterales, family Asteraceae.
www.bartleby.com /65/ch/chrysant.html   (216 words)

  
 Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemums are native to China, where cultivation for over 2500 years produced innumerable variations.
Chrysanthemums need little water, and once established can withstand short periods of drought, but are at their best with regular watering.
Chrysanthemums are entirely decorative, but they do an excellent job at this one task.
www.gardenandhearth.com /Flower-Gardening/Chrysanthemum.htm   (595 words)

  
 Chrysanthemum | Farm & Garden
By 1796 chrysanthemums were exhibited in large numbers by British nurserymen and became known as Chrysanthemum morifolium, a main ancestor of many of today's garden varieties.
Some chrysanthemums are loved for their colorful flowers, and others for their fragrant foliage, but whatever reason, they are a wonderful flower in the garden.
Chrysanthemums grow from one to three feet tall with a spread of two to three feet depending on the variety.
www.farm-garden.com /perennials/chrysanthemum   (980 words)

  
 Living in Season: Chrysanthemum
Confucius first wrote about chrysanthemums in 500 BC and until recently they were the flowers of the noble Chinese; commoners could not grow them in gardens.
Other activities that are popular include sipping chrysanthemum wine and tea made from chrysanthemum petals, admiring the flowers in gardens and floral exhibitions, and honoring the flowers by painting them and writing poems in their honor.
Chrysanthemum wine is made on the Double Nine day but must be allowed to ferment for one year before it may be drunk on the following Double Ninth Day.
livinginseason.blogspot.com /2006/09/chrysanthemum.html   (1050 words)

  
 Chrysanthemum Flower Information on Healthline
The chrysanthemum, of which there are many varieties, has been known by a host of common names throughout history.
It is a flower that has grown in gardens all around the world as far back as any records can tell, and seems to have been employed everywhere at some time or another as a cure for a host of complaints.
Chrysanthemum is known to be a powerful antiseptic and antibiotic.
www.healthline.com /galecontent/chrysanthemum-flower   (681 words)

  
 Chrysanthemum Care and Cultivation
Chrysanthemums are just about the easiest of all of the perennials to grow.
There are hundreds of varieties of Chrysanthemums, giving you the options of height, color, flower size and time of bloom, so you can pick and choose to fit your needs when you visit the nursery.
Chrysanthemum seeds should be sown into the prepared soil where they are to bloom at least 2 months prior to the first frost.
www.thegardenhelper.com /Chrysanthemum.htm   (456 words)

  
 Chrysanthemum - Chrysanthemum morifolium - Viable Herbal Solutions
Chrysanthemum flowers have long been used to alleviate fever and headaches and also to disperse and remove toxins from the body.
Chrysanthemum is a hardy plant that is a native of China, Japan, northern Africa and southern Europe.
Chrysanthemum possesses strong activity against abnormal growths, and some tests have demonstrated that out of fifteen compounds isolated from the edible flowers, all showed potent inhibitory effects against abnormal cells.
www.viable-herbal.com /singles/herbs/s833.htm   (493 words)

  
 Chrysanthemum - Gardening Tips   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Garden chrysanthemums are valued for their intense color display at the end of the growing season.
Insects that commonly infest chrysanthemums are aphids, thrips and spider mites.
Chrysanthemums are classified according to shape and arrangement of petals.
www.mygardenpatch.com /20030320140513242.htm   (738 words)

  
 Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemums have been cultivated in the Orient for thousands of years, and in Japan they have come to symbolize longevity.
A stylized 16-petaled chrysanthemum is the official insignia of the Japanese Emperor, while lesser members of the Emperor's family wear chrysanthemum insignia containing 14 petals.
Garden chrysanthemums are tender perennials, hardy in Zones 6-10, but in colder climates they are often grown in pots, sunk in the garden and lifted for wintering under mulch in a cold frame.
sd1new.net /GardenPages/chrysanthemum.htm   (600 words)

  
 chrysanthemum, chrysanthemums, chrysanths, chrysanthemum care
Chrysanthemums are superb flowers for modern bouquets, bringing a wide assortment of color and style to even the smallest of floral arrangements.
Chrysanthemum flowers have been used medicinally to alleviate fever, headaches and inflammation, to purify the blood, and to help in a wide range of eye problems.
Chrysanthemums are prone to blocked stems caused by a build up of bacteria in the water, so change the preservative solution as well.
www.aa-florist.com /Chrysanthemum.html   (1543 words)

  
 Chrysanthemum
The chrysanthemum (or "mum" for short), is the traditional flower of fall, having been grown and prized by people for a longer period of time than have most domesticated plants.
A crop of potted Chrysanthemums grown by Plant Science students, in one of Union County College's greenhouses.
While there are many categories of chrysanthemums today, in our area one is likely to encounter either florist's mums or hardy garden mums.
faculty.ucc.edu /biology-ombrello/POW/Chrysanthemum.htm   (763 words)

  
 Chrysanthemum flower Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine - Find Articles
The chrysanthemum, of which there are many varieties, has been known by a host of common names throughout history.
Chrysanthemum is known to be a powerful antiseptic and antibiotic.
The variety of chrysanthemum that is perhaps the most useful as far as herbal medicine is concerned, is feverfew, or Chrysanthemum parthenium.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g2603/is_0000/ai_2603000033   (961 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "Chrysanthemum: A Profile of a Perennial Flower"
Chrysanthemums are highly variable members of the daisy clan, numbering more than 200 species of ornamental plants.
The majority of chrysanthemums are late-blooming, easily grown short-day plants with flowers initiated by decreasing day length.
Mums can be purchased as rooted cuttings from nursery suppliers to be set out in spring or as pot mums in full bloom in fall.
home.howstuffworks.com /define-chrysanthemum.htm   (182 words)

  
 Chrysanthemum Culture
The garden chrysanthemum is one of the most exciting flowers that can be grown in the home landscape for late summer and fall display.
The most common insect pests of chrysanthemums are aphids and two spotted spider mites.
Powdery mildew and verticillium wilt are two important chrysanthemum diseases--verticillium wilt is difficult to control, and chyrsanthemums should not be planted in contaminated areas for several years.
www.uri.edu /ce/factsheets/sheets/chrysanthemum.html   (850 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Chrysanthemum: Books: Kevin Henkes   (Site not responding. Last check: )
But on the first day of school, Chrysanthemum begins to suspect that her name is far less than perfect, especially when her class dissolves into giggles upon hearing her name read aloud.
That evening, Chrysanthemum's parents try to piece her self-esteem back together again with comfort food and a night filled "with hugs, kisses, and Parcheesi." But the next day Victoria, a particularly observant and mean-spirited classmate, announces that Chrysanthemum's name takes up 13 letters.
Love the pictures, love the whimsy, but when the little girl, Chrysanthemum, is teased for her name during naptime (the other girl snickers that chrysanthemums grow near worms and dirt, ugh), the teacher replies with sarcasm, "Thank you for sharing." Well, little kids don't get sarcasm--they take it literally.
www.amazon.ca /Chrysanthemum-Kevin-Henkes/dp/0688096999   (1498 words)

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