"gold flower"

Chrysanthemum Origin and Meaning

The name Chrysanthemum is a girl's name meaning "gold flower".
One of the rarest of the flower names, that of the blossom celebrated in Japan as a symbol of the sun and a possible object of meditation. One of the rare flower names counted among names for autumn babies, Chrysanthemum is also one of the most unusual nature-themed girl names starting with C.

Chrysanthemum is the title of a 1991 children's picture book by the American writer and illustrator Kevin Henkes. The plot deals with a young mouse named Chrysanthemum, who loves her name until classmates tease her about it.

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Chrysanthemum in Pop Culture

  • "Chrysanthemum" children's book by Kevin Henkes and its main character, a mouse
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