Everybody knows that the fall blooming chrysanthemums. Their colorful blossoms decorate the gardens and parks, are sold in bouquets. Unfortunately, the plants that we usually refer to as chrysanthemum — a botanical point of view, they do not include. These beautiful flowers are of a different Latin name — dendrantema. Look closely at those plants, which some plants on the windows. They did have a wooden stem and lower part of the shoots. These same chrysanthemums — annuals. Very few of them — genus consists of only five species growing wild, mostly in the Mediterranean. Now four of them are cultivated around the world as a very unpretentious, ornamental annuals. Latin name — Chrysanthemum means "golden flower." In all species, the flowers are bright yellow and shiny. True, the crown chrysanthemum is very beautiful decorative shapes with bright rings around the middles of the flower, in one inflorescence may be several, such as: white, red, black, yellow, etc. There is a double garden forms with white and yellow petals. What are these chrysanthemums? This plant is very similar to the common daisy, only much higher, but the flowers are larger. Lobed leaves with winged petioles and auriculate. There is one kind of truth — chrysanthemum crop with almost entire leaves. The same shape and is topped with a chrysanthemum. * Here is this type we are interested. Chrysanthemum, topped or castellated (Chrisanthemum carinatum), — annual plant up to p m, but there are varieties of lesser and greater heights, baskets are not particularly large — 3-5 cm in diameter, they are almost always golden yellow, collected on 1 — 8 on the lateral branches. Blooms profusely, decorative.