Pompom Chrysanthemum

Pompom Chrysanthemum

Pompom blooms are annual flowering plants better known as chrysanthemums. The flowers are known as pompoms because their fullness makes them look like the pompoms used by cheerleaders.

Pompom Chrysanthemum

Pompom flowers are native to China. Flowers are sometimes seen in ancient Chinese art. The Chinese philosopher Confucius wrote in 500 BC about chrysanthemum flowers. Botanists have crossed pompom flowers several times.

Bluish Purple Chrysanthemums Flowers

Hybridization means that pompom chrysanthemums are available in almost every imaginable color. Popular varieties[1] are Lavender Pixie, Yoko Ono, and Rocky.

Pompom Chrysanthemum Pompom

Chrysanthemum belongs to the family Compositae and comes in a wide variety of brilliant colors, sizes, and shapes. Flower colors are green, yellow, white, purple, pink, orange, red, and cream.

Red Chrysanthemum Flowers

Pompom Chrysanthemums have small, spherical flowers on plants typically less than 18 inches tall. At just 1-4 inches, pompom mums are smooth, tight globes of inwardly curved florets.

Tight flowers are common in many flower arrangements. In addition, they last a long time in the vase, which makes them popular as ornamental flowers in cut flower arrangements.

Suggested Reading: Flower Varieties

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Key References
  • [1]“Chrysanthemum | Home & Garden Information Center”. Accessed April 24, 2022. Link.


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