Chrysanthemums are one of the world’s most popular flowers. They come in a huge variety of different styles and colors. They also have a lot of meaning attached to them, making them very popular for use in floral arrangements. In general, chrysanthemums symbolize fidelity, optimism, joy, and long life. In particular, red mums symbolize love, white mums stand for truth and loyal love and yellow mums stand for slighted love. The name chrysanthemum is derived from two Greek words which translate to “golden flower”.