Category Archives: Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum Varieties


Fall isn’t fall without the sight of those bright and colourful flowers that grow in containers and in our gardens that we call chrysanthemums (or mums for short)! The chrysanthemum is one of the most popular flowers in the world, … Continue reading

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8 Delicious Chrysanthemum Recipes


Although chrysanthemums are generally available all year round, they are most popular in the fall. Chrysanthemums of all colours, sizes and forms are available. Not only do these bright and colourful flowers brighten up and beautify homes and gardens everywhere, … Continue reading

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Flowers Available in Autumn


Don’t be sad that summer is over. There are plenty flowers that are available at your local florists in the cool, mild season of autumn. There are many beautiful, hardy flowers to choose from for your home decorating or gifting … Continue reading

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Fun Flower Facts: Chrysanthemum


Chrysanthemum (or mum) is a genus of flowering plants native to China that belongs to the Asteraceae family. It is related to the aster, dahlia, pot marigold, zinnia and strawflower. It is one of the top 5 most popular plants … Continue reading

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Late Summer Blooming Flowers


Gardens are usually most beautiful from May until about July, when all the flowers are in full bloom! But now that summer is winding down, your garden may look a bit tired, with many flowers wilting or turning brown. But … Continue reading

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Celebrate Chinese New Year With These Flowers


Today is one of the happiest days for Chinese people! It’s Chinese New Year, one of the largest, most important holidays of the year! To celebrate this special occasion, homes are often decorated with assorted plants and flowers. In Chinese, … Continue reading

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Flowers Available in Winter


Even though many of us have already experienced snowfalls in the last couple of months, today is the official first day of winter! But should we really celebrate the season? If you live in Canada, winter has a reputation for … Continue reading

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Frost Tolerant Flowers for Your Garden


It’s November. Trees are bare. Most of the leaves have fallen. The days are noticeably shorter and cooler. Frost is settling in. But the gardening season is not quite over just yet. There are hardy, frost-tolerant flowers that can survive … Continue reading

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Fall Flowers for your Garden!


Fall is here, but that doesn’t mean that the growing season is over. In fact, there are flowers that thrive during the fall season. These are some of the flowers that will continue to bloom in your garden until the … Continue reading

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Button Pom


The button pom is a type of chrysanthemum. The inserted picture is a “Kermit” button pom, named after our favorite frog “Kermit”  because of the frog green colour. History: The common name “chrysanthemum” comes from the Greek words “chrusos”, which … Continue reading

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