The moral of chrysanthemum:
1. Noble sentiment:
In Chinese traditional culture, since Tao Yuanming began, chrysanthemum has been endowed with perseverance, pride and integrity. It has the reputation of one of the four gentlemen in flowers.
2. Natural and unrestrained seclusion
Because Tao Yuanming picked chrysanthemums under the East fence, chrysanthemums got the title of "hermit in flowers", implying natural and unrestrained seclusion.
3. Auspicious longevity
The Double Ninth Festival and chrysanthemums in full bloom in September overlap, which means good luck and longevity
White chrysanthemums are usually selected for tomb sweeping, which means mourning and mourning for the deceased.
Chrysanthemum is 60-150 cm high. Stems erect, branched or unbranched, pilose. There are a lot of varieties cultivated, and the head inflorescences vary in shape and color. The shapes vary from variety to variety, including single petal, flat petal, spoon petal and other types, among which are tubular flowers, which are often all specialized into various tongue flowers; The flowering period is from September to November. Stamens, pistils and fruits are mostly undeveloped.
Around the eighth century AD, chrysanthemum as an ornamental was introduced from China to Japan. At the end of the 17th century, dutch businessmen introduced Chinese chrysanthemums into Europe, France in the 18th century and North America in the mid-19th century. Since then, Chinese chrysanthemums have spread all over the world.
Chrysanthemum is a short sunshine plant, which can bloom early under short sunshine. Like sunshine, avoid shade, more drought resistant and afraid of waterlogging. Like warm and humid climate, but also cold resistant. Roots can overwinter underground in severe winter. Flowers can withstand slight frost, but higher temperature is required for seedling growth and branch bud pregnancy. The optimum growth temperature is about 20 ℃.