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20 Gorgeous Chrysanthemums Found All Over the World

 Some call them mums, others call them chrysanths. By whatever name you call them, Chrysanthemums are a gorgeous genus of flowering plants, with over 40 different species within its family. Not only do they come in a wide variety of shapes, colors, and sizes, they have also had a myriad of uses throughout the centuries. Cultivation of chrysanthemums has been dated as far back 15th century BC. By 1630, there were over 500 separate cultivators for these beauties found all over the world, and by 2015, that number was up to 20,000. This isn’t surprising given the popular demand for many of these flowers. 

Some sub-species have uses in cooking, while others are used to make highly effective insect repellents. However, most people cultivate these gorgeous flowers for ornamental and aesthetic purposes, adding color and fragrance to both public and private gardens worldwide. These flowers have been known for their symbolism, representing everything from death and adversity to honesty and positivity in different nations and cultures. These fascinating flowers, more than anything, are undeniable symbols of beauty. Just see for yourself, enjoying the abstract rainbow that this single family of flowers has to offer.  

 

1. Tiger Tail Chrysanthemum 

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Tiger Tail Chrysanthemum

(By Ronincmc, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

2. Yellow Chrysanthemum 

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Yellow Chrysanthemum

 

3. Anastasia Green Chrysanthemum 

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Anastasia Green Chrysanthemum

 

4. Spider Bloom Chrysanthemum 

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Spider Bloom Chrysanthemum

 

5. Ruby Mound Chrysanthemum (left) and Wild Berry (right)

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Ruby Mound Chrysanthemum

(Flickr)  

 

6. Chrysanthemum Vesuvius 

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Chrysanthemum Vesuvius

(By SKas, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

7. Ōzukuri chrysanthemum 

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Ōzukuri chrysanthemum

(By Gryffindor, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

8. Chrysanthemum Pacificum 

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Chrysanthemum Pacificum

(By KENPEI, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

9. Chrysanthemum Indicum 

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Chrysanthemum Indicum

(By Joydeep, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

10. Indian Summer Chrysanthemum 

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Indian Summer Chrysanthemum

11. Chrysanthemum 'Grandeur

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Chrysanthemum 'Grandeur

(Flickr)  

 

12. Flame Symbol Chrysanthemum

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Flame Symbol Chrysanthemum

(By Bay Area Chrysanthemum Society, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

13. Chrysanthemum Cheerleader 

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Chrysanthemum Cheerleader

(Flickr)  

 

14. Chrysanthemum Tokyo 

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Chrysanthemum Tokyo

(By Jebulon, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

15. Chrysanthemum French Vanilla 

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Chrysanthemum French Vanilla

(Flickr)   

 

16. Chrysanthemum Sun City 

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Chrysanthemum Sun City

(Flickr)  

 

17. Hillside Pink Sheffield Chrysanthemum 

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Hillside Pink Sheffield Chrysanthemum

(Flickr)  

 

18. Fine Feathers Chrysanthemum 

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Fine Feathers Chrysanthemum

(Flickr)  

 

19. Southway Strontium Chrysanthemum 

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Southway Strontium Chrysanthemum

(Flickr)  

 

20. Chrysanthemum Purple Waters

Different beautiful and colorful species, hybrids and types of Chrysanthemums, Chrysanthemum Purple Waters

(Flickr)  

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