Quantcast

Latest Chrysanthemum Stories

2011-12-14 19:48:57

Study outcomes could translate to energy savings for greenhouse operations Scientists know that plants can actually "sense" day length, and "schedule" their growth to coincide with specific environmental conditions. These natural events are based on the circadian clock, a 24-hour system found in most biochemical and physiological processes. Plants grow better in circadian conditions that correspond to natural environments, but until now researchers have not understood how plants' internal...

2010-11-08 09:46:00

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Longwood Gardens, one of America's most beloved gardens in the heart of Pennsylvania's historic Brandywine Valley, has just unveiled the largest chrysanthemum ever grown in North America -- a single plant with 991 blooms measuring more than 11 feet in diameter. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/longwoodgardens/47011/ (Photo:...

2009-10-22 09:21:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Don't miss this third and final year to be dazzled by the spectacular autumn landscapes of Japanese gardens with scarlet maples and golden bamboos set against the backdrop of emerald conifers. Celebrating the time-honored tradition of Japanese fall flower-viewing, more awe-inspiring chrysanthemum "sculptures" than ever, painstakingly trained using traditional Japanese methods, are the centerpiece of the most elaborate exhibition the Botanical Garden has...

2008-10-04 18:00:11

If we get an autumn drought, water trees and shrubs, which are producing next year's buds. Autumn leaves composted separately to kitchen waste produce valuable mulch. If your soil needs improving buy a bale of hay and dig it in. Plant out spring-bedding perennials such as wallflowers and forget-me-nots by the month's end on heavy soil. Lift and store chrysanthemums, also dahlias, above, after cutting back to 4in. Lift, split and replant clumps of perennials which have become...


Latest Chrysanthemum Reference Libraries

31_1ed51d6e4b0bdafdb7fa436a528deadf
2005-07-12 18:53:31

The chrysanthemum (more commonly known as the mum) is a flowering perennial plant of the genus Chrysanthemum in the daisy family (Asteraceae). The genus has been split into several genera, such as Dendranthema, Leucanthemum and Tanacetum. But there is a growing consensus to merge back Dendranthema into Chrysanthemum. Historically, chrysanthemums were cultivated in China as a flowering herb as far back as the 15th century BCE. An ancient Chinese city was named Chu-Hsien, meaning...

31_e635899bfdf6715bc02bcf31325d54cd
2005-07-12 18:30:59

The English daisy (Bellis perennis) is a wild-growing flower with short creeping rhizomes and small rounded or spoon shaped evergreen leaves. It is not destroyed by mowing and is therefore often considered a weed on lawns in western Europe. The outer florets are white (in cultivars) to light pink and the small fertile central florets are golden yellow. It is thought that the name "daisy" is a corruption of "day's eye", because the whole head closes at night and opens in the morning. The true...

More Articles (2 articles) »
Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
Related