Field of Chrysanthemum, Southern Vietnam 05 Jun 2017
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Planted all year round in Vietnam, the Chrysanthemum flower is the symbol of a composed and unpretentious lifestyle. Commonly used for a variety of traditional festivals, the golden flowers are blessed during Tết (Vietnamese New Year) and are displayed in people's homes to bring happiness in the future. Chrysanthemums are distinguished by a very strong and bitter aroma. Explore Vietnam on any of Insight Guides' Vietnam itineraries.
This article was originally published on 8th October, 2015