November Birth Flower:
The birth flower for November is the Chrysanthemum. This decorative November flower, the Crysanthemum, symbolizes secret love. The people with Chrysanthemum as November flower are believed to have a pleasing personality. They are generally very kind and compassionate by nature. They possess a strong sixth sense and tend to think from their mind rather than their heart. The November born people are known to make new friends quite easily. They are generally very honest by nature.
About The November Flower:
The November flower has close to 30 species and are native to Eurasia. It is believed that Chrysanthemum has been cultivated in China since 15th century. The flower is a favorite among florists and used in flower bouquets extensively by them.
The Chrysanthemum, a yearly herbaceous plant, blooms in late summer and fall. It has different species which show varying physical features and can grow up to 50-150 cm tall. The leaves of this plant are typically deep lobed and green. The Chrysanthemum flowers are sun-shaped and mostly white in color. The wild species of Chrysanthemum usually bears yellow or pink flowers.
Meaning of Name and Symbolic Meaning:
The name 'Chrysanthemum', has Greek roots. It is a combined term of two Greek words, 'Chrysos' which means gold and 'Anthos' which means flower respectively. The common names for Chrysanthemum are 'Mums' and 'Chrysanths'.
The Chrysanthemum has an interesting history and the meaning of the November birth flower has evolved with time. The November flower mainly symbolizes compassion and secret love. It also signifies wealth and delight. Back in the Victorian era, the flower would signify a message of 'wonderful friendship'.
- National flower of Japan.
- A Chinese city was named 'Chu-Hsien' which means 'Chrysanthemum city'.
- The Chrysanthemum is an useful and powerful antiseptic.