Flower Lifestyle

Sharing Yan’s passion for flowers

My flower book (13): Chrysanthemum November 2, 2009

 

The 1st November was All Saint’s Day in most European countries. It’s the day when people go to cemetery for their lost family or friends. I don’t know if Chrysanthemum is always their first choice for this day’s flower, I have seen at Parisian florists’ a lot of other flowers like Lily, Hydrangea and Iris, etc., though there were many kinds of Chrysanthemum too.

However, Chrysanthemum is not a cemetery flower. In China, it is the symbol of longevity and rare species are very expensive and sought-after. Justchrys, the organisation pour the promotion of Chrysanthemum has done a great work to change the image of the flower in the West. I find that people begin to accept this flower and appreciate its beauty, it original scent and its variety.

  

I did this bouquet with 5 big burgundy red chrysanthemums and a kind of orange ones in the form of snowball. I like these colors of Autumn, the best season in a year.

  Bouquet floral arrangement création art 插花

 

 

Flowers in this bouquet:

  

Chrysanthemum: Chrysanthemum / Chrysanthème / 菊花

  

Celosia: Cocks comb / Célosie, Crête de coq / 鸡冠花

 

– Unknow foliage/seeds

 

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