How to use chrysanthemums to decorate?

Pink flower chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemums are one of the most elegant flowers in the world, and one of the best known. There are a total of 30 different species, all of them with great ornamental value; from the simplest to the most complex; from white to red, they all have that joy that those of us who decide to decorate with one of them immediately feel.

And since they are perennial plants, we can contemplate the beauty of their petals year after year, for many seasons. But, the question is, Where do we put them?


The chrysanthemum that can grow up to 1,5 meters in height, but can be pruned to get a more compact and more branched plant; so that when we look for a place to put it we will only have to bear in mind that it does not like the sun too much, so planting it in a location where it has plenty of but not direct light is ideal, as did the gardeners at the Centennial Park Conservatory in Canada.

Yellow flower chrysanthemum

Being able to prune makes the plant one of the most interesting to decorate any corner of the patio or garden. It can be had both in soil and in pots; even on wheelbarrows, tires or planters It will look great together with other chrysanthemums whose flower is the same or different color.

Chrysanthemums in the garden

Can you imagine leaving the house and seeing a lot of chrysanthemums full of flowers? Even if you think otherwise, it is not difficult to achieve. Although these plants are usually worth between 2 and 4 euros, the seeds are much cheaper and the envelope of 1-10 units can cost 20 euro. Sow them in spring in a seedbed, and when they are 10-15cm high, plant them in the garden leaving a distance of about 20cm between them.

Chrysanthemums in bloom

The chrysanthemum is a flower with great symbolic power. It represents joy and, there are those who say that it attracts laughter. We do not know if it is true, but what we can tell you is that its flowers are very beautiful; so much so that it is worth decorating with them 😉.

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