• Among other interesting species are the pyrethrum , cinerariifolium Feverfew , a plant from which it extracts a widely used insecticide in the past. (guangzhouflowershop.com)
  • Images that resemble today's chrysanthemums are found on ancient Chinese pottery from as far back as the 15th century bce . (cdc.gov)
  • Perhaps because chrysanthemums bloom well into the autumn and come in an array of colors and varieties, these hardy flowers have inspired poets, writers, and artists for millennia. (cdc.gov)
  • In discussing the Chrysanthemum series, House noted that "The flowers fill the canvas, with no explicit spatial context. (cdc.gov)
  • The insecticidal and insect-repellent properties of some types of chrysanthemums have been recognized for thousands of years. (cdc.gov)