Of all flowers, that which has been said to represent "cheerfulness under adversity" — the Chrysanthemum, or "Golden Flower" of the Greek — may fairly be called the "Queen of Autumn." Six varieties were described by Breynius as being cultivated in...
The Chrysanthemum: Its History, Culture, Classification, and Nomenclature - Page 3
by Frederick William Burbidge - 1884 - 102 pages
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