A visit to plant nursery is necessary whenever Chinese New Year is coming. We buy potted plants and flowers to beautify our home. With only a week left to CNY, all I saw mostly at my regular plant nursery is chrysanthemum. I didn’t buy the mums though instead I bought 2 other flowering plants which I’ve no idea of their names and a lime plant. Haha
To me, chrysanthemum has always been a regular flower. A flower that’s too normal to my liking. However I’m starting to appreciate its beauty more in recent years. I searched the web for the reason why chrysanthemum is a favorite choice during CNY and come to a zero conclusion. LOL There are various reason stated such as nobility, longevity, perfection, joy… Mmmm thinking hard, I guess chrysanthemum symbolizes all the above. 😉
Let’s appreciate the beauty of chrysanthemums…
Sea of chrysanthemums.
Fuchsia! This one is blooming hence you can see some petals are still closed.
My favorite kind. Look so regal right?
My absolute favorite. 🙂
Love the color, the regality, the cozyness. Definitely remind me of a bed of feathers!
For those celebrating CNY, have you bought any plants or flowers?
I wouldn’t mind looking at them everyday. 🙂
Me too 🙂
OVer here fall is the time the mums will appear in stores. I like mums but never that much till I got here. You captured the beauty of these flowers really well. 🙂
I seldom (or maybe never at all) see mums use as decoration in US TV program.
Ahh you’re so kind-hearted. I still need to improve a lot.
Beautiful chrysanthemums! No, have not bought any plants for CNY. Happy Chinese New Year to you and family! : )
Happy Chinese New Year to you and family too. 🙂