These chrysanthemums were cut from a
Winter bouquet of flowers and placed in a small white bowl. I
photographed them against a white and very large ceramic dish
giving the whole image a cool crisp look. As the image was
created in January 2018, the name ‘Winter White’ seemed very
Chrysanthemums are a flower that
symbolises joy and optimism. A favourite choice among florists
and other flower enthusiasts especially during Autumn and is
arguably the most popular flower in the world after the rose.
A late season dazzler, Chrysanthemums were cultivated in
China as early as 15th century BC. The plants were used as
herbs and the roots and leaves were eaten. Today the plant is
a common Autumn garden sight and gift plant.