10 Things You Need to Know About Chrysanthemums 

Mums Were First Grown in China

China first cultivated chrysanthemums, which were first written about in the 15th century BC. 

Chrysanthemums Have Many Different Meaning

Mums symbolize many things over the world. In certain countries, including much of the US, chrysanthemums symbolize cheerfulness and optimism.  

There Are Thousands of Varietie

The name “chrysanthemum” comes from two Greek words; “chrysos,” which means “gold,” and “anthemon” for flower.  

Mums Are Edible

Chrysanthemum tea is a popular drink brewed with the flowers from the plant. It’s especially popular in China, and is made with the dried flower heads. 

Chemicals from the Plant Are Used in Insecticide

You might’ve heard before that chrysanthemums can repel pesky insects such as mosquitoes. 

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