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November Birth Flowers. Beautiful Butterflies!!!

Journal Entry: Thu Oct 31, 2013, 2:29 PM

November Birth Flower: Chrysanthemum

The symbols of the chrysanthemum are optimism and joy.

Chrysanthemums as they are more commonly known are one of the most widely cultivated flowers in the world, and the birthday flower for those born in the month of November. A native to Asia and northeastern Europe, their name comes from the Greek words “chrysos,” meaning gold, and “anthemon,” which means flower.  They are a member of the daisy family, which also includes asters, zinnias and coneflowers. Many varieties of chrysanthemums bloom during the fall months; however, you can also find chrysanthemums blooming just about any time of the year.
What makes these plants so interesting is the diversity of flower variations you can find. From puffy poms to the spindly spider and quill flowers, there is a chrysanthemum for every taste. Plants feature dark green leaves and relatively large flowers, with the most common colors being yellow, pink, red or white. Contrary to their appearance, the chrysanthemum’s pom blooms are not just one single large flower, but rather a grouping of many tiny flowers.

Chrysanthemums in History
As early as the 15th century BC, the chrysanthemum was cultivated as a flowering herb in China. It is also one of the four plants known in Chinese culture as “The Four Gentlemen,” which were depicted in much of the art beginning during the Song Dynasty, 960 to 1279. The chrysanthemum flower was used to represent autumn in this style of paintings.
Colors and Symbolism
The chrysanthemum is one of the most popular flowers, outshined only by the rose. It is a traditional flower to give on Mother’s Day. It symbolizes the qualities of optimism and joy.
Red flowers express true love, while yellow refers to a wounded heart, and white the virtue of honesty.
The official flower of the city of Chicago is the chrysanthemum.
In China chrysanthemums are considered a symbol of stateliness and is a popular topic of many of the country’s poets.
Chrysanthemums are the flower of choice to give on a 13th wedding anniversary.

Fun Facts about Chrysanthemums
Chrysanthemum tea is popular in parts of Asia. In China the leaves are eaten steamed and boiled. In Korea chrysanthemum flowers are use d to add flavor to wine known as gukhwaju.
A study by NASA found that chrysanthemum plants helped reduce indoor air pollution. 
Trivial Facts About the Month of November
When you think of the month of November, do thoughts of Thanksgiving come to mind? There is a lot more to November than turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie. There are other holidays in November, many famous people celebrate their birthday in November and many historic events took place during the eleventh month of the year.
Basic Facts
November comes from the Latin word novem which means nine. It was originally the ninth month of the year in the Roman calendar which began with March. When January and February were added to the Roman calendar, November became the eleventh month of the Gregorian calendar. November is one of the four months that has thirty days.
Birthstones
Topaz is one of the birthstones for November. Topaz can be found in many colors, but it is the orange topaz that is the traditional birthstone for November. Topaz is a symbol of friendship.
Citrine is also a November birthstone. Citrine is actually quartz crystal and is yellow to orange in color. It is often mistaken for the orange-yellow topaz which is the more expensive of the two birthstones.

Astrological Signs
Scorpio and Sagittarius are the astrological signs for November. Birthdays from November 1st through the 21st fall under the Scorpio sign. November 22nd through November 30th birthdays fall under the sign of Sagittarius.
November Holidays and Observances
The most well known holiday in November is Thanksgiving Day. It is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of the month.
Another very important holiday is Veteran's Day which is November 11th. It is a day to honor the men and women who have bravely served our country.
Election Day is the first Tuesday in November.
Also worth noting is that daylight savings time ends on the first Sunday in November. Don't forget to set your clocks back!

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Chrysanthemum 2 by daily-telegraphChrysanthemums by Anny78Happy Birthday Norah by David-A-WagnerPink chrysanthemums 1 by greyrowan.: l u s c i o u s :. by WaitingForTheWorms.rose-colored chrysanthemums. by Foozma73It's Fall Ya'll... by LadyAliceofOzI Chrysanthemums I by RobertsPhotographyPurple Dahlia by c09567812Yellow Chrysanthemum flower by a6-kclose-up of chrysanthemum flower by a6-kMums the Word by TheSleepyRabbitChrysanthemum chorus by CecilyAndreuArtworkChrysanthemum by MariaSemelevichHappy Birthday Marilyn by Applemac12
Today I went out and catch so many beautiful BUTTERFLIES for you guys as your gift for your birthday, I hope you enjoy, comment, watch, fav and support them. THANK YOU FROM THE DEEPEST PART OF MY little fairy's :heart:

All lined up by jeyk-O
Vanessa by Althytrion

papilio machaon by MartinAmm
Butterfly  Kisses by LUCILALEYLADistelfalter by DieffiHappy Birthday Laxmi by LUCILALEYLACommon Birdwing by BlueMoon30Orange seeks black and white by StilleschreiButterfly 4 by alaflairButterfly by EeyoreForLifeShow Off by just-my-perspectiveLeopard Lacewing 160111 by inckureiDeceiving Eye by Nikki-vdpButterfly from Far Away. by dzonasarizonasButterfly#1 by PTIEPOLO2Shadow walker1 by MDDahl
Kirlangic Kuyruk by Celal61Green Little Butterfly by AMStrongPhotographyAustrailian butterfly by EatingmangoesA Mormon by Glenn0o7Alluring by JonRocLong John Silver - I by InayatShahButterfly by KathleenOstrichWhite butterfly by fluffylinkA New Life Dawning by wilder-trashWhite Admiral Butterfly by Ghost-Wolf7Underside of the Butterfly by RocksRoseBlue Morpho by SharkHarringtonLoving you by StilleschreiVeur Anske, the Small Copper by StilleschreiMr blue showing his beauty by StilleschreiPassion flower butterfly for birthday by Momotte2Common Blue II by AlthytrionDining Together by InayatShahCommon Blue by AlthytrionETS....,,,,,2 by duggiehooAmerican Lady by duggiehoo.E..Tiger.Swallowtail by duggiehooMoment of Grandeur by Nefarious069So flutter through the sky. by head-in-the-cloud
Parthenos sylvia by 5teinerAlluring by JonRocbride and groom by YedenRosy Butterfly by secondclawPrimary colors by GallynetteBeautiful Eyes 4569 by Sooper-DeviantOur Meeting Spot 9113 by Sooper-DeviantGlasswing butterfly by ColinHuttonPhotoDistelfalter by Dieffi
Riding Thistle by swordedsaintButterfly Blues by InayatShahBF7 by DGPhotographyjaxButterfly. by vicky271Emerging Monarch by MegianaBluebell Butterfly by cupplesey.:. A Treasured Moment .:. by AdARDurdenAnomis by Nefarious069



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CalimBG Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013
Titania did you know this story about the Chrysanthemum :
Long time ago when the :iconmoonplz: was a very little girl but already in love with the :iconsun--plz: , she was wondering how long their love would last, so the sun picked a :icondaisyflowerplz: which had grew under his beams to count how much times they will love each others on the numbers of petals... but after he did, she was sad thining that was not enough . 
So the crafty moon picked some more daisies, mixed them together, cut their petals in parts with the point of her crescent to makes still more and more ones , to finnaly create a flower, :iconchrysanthemumflowerplz: , with so many petals that shows for how long milleniums the moon /sun couple last and will still last :) 

i hope you like this tale i read somewhere and that my english is not too bad to tell it :giggle:
have a good night :hug:
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Fairy-Nature-Lover Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013
Wow, amazing hu? I really like it. 
Thank you for sharing it. :hug:
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CalimBG Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013
you're welcome, i'm glad you like it your majesty :hug:
this time i haven't found any bithrmonth flower to offer you back from my missions; but i remind this little tale i've heard somewhere,  i hope you appreciate it all the same :giggle: ;)


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Wow :iconiloveit-plz: fantastic feature! Thank you for including my flowers! :iconglomglompplz:
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Fairy-Nature-Lover Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013
Thank you
You're so welcome!
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jeyk-O Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013
Thanks for featuring my photo! I am honored! :)
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Wow...thank's for displaying my work. Awesome stuff here.
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Thank you so much! :hug:
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Awww !! I'm so happy to be in ! :glomp:
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