Chrysanthemums are more than just a symbol of autumn

National Oct 27, 2014

Chrysanthemums are more than just a symbol of autumn

by Linda Lombardi

When Americans think of flowers and Japan, they think of cherry blossoms. But to the Japanese, there is a flower for every time of year, and right now, it is the "kiku" (chrysanthemum), celebrated in festivals, shows and home displays. Like the cherry blossom, the chrysanthemum ...