Ryan’s Yellow Hardy Mum

Common Name: Ryan's Yellow Hardy Mum

Scientific Name: Chrysanthemum x morifolium 'Ryan's Yellow'

Origin: Hybrid

Family: Asteraceae

Bloom time: Fall

Flowers in the genus Chrysanthemum have very diverse characteristics, ranging from small button-like to large and decorative. This particular cultivar features pale yellow petals arranged singly around a yellow center. Native to Asia and northeastern Europe, chrysanthemums first held economic importance as an herb in 15th century China. Since then, these flowers have come to hold cultural importance as a symbol of adversity, grief, love or honesty depending on the country and the physical characteristics of the flower itself.