The Chrysanthemum, named from the Greek words “chrysos” meaning gold, and “anthemon” meaning flower. The Commercial mum, also known as the football mum, is one of the largest blooms in the Chrysanthemum family and symbolize optimism and joy! They are also the November birth flower, and the 13th wedding anniversary flower! White chrysanthemums are known to express spirituality, innocence, purity, clarity of thoughts, and proper actions. They are sent for every occasion to show appreciation or express feelings of sympathy.