A native to Asia with a history that dates back to 15th century B.C., chrysanthemum symbolism often originates from its original birthplace.
In Japan, there’s even a “Festival of Happiness” to celebrate this flower each year.
- Both the Chinese and Japanese consider chrysanthemums a powerful emblem of youth. The Chinese also believe that it prevents gray hair.
- A symbol of the sun, the Japanese consider the orderly unfolding of the chrysanthemum’s petals to represent perfection.
- Confucius once suggested chrysanthemums be used as an object of meditation.
- It’s said that a single petal placed in the bottom of a glass of wine enhances longevity.
- A red chrysanthemum means “I love you.”
- A white chrysanthemum means innocence, purity, and pure love.
- A yellow chrysanthemum means slighted love.
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