SPIDER POMPON - CHRYSANTHEMUM FAMILY
The Spider Pompon is a unique flower within the Chrysanthemum family. Each stem has a single head with long tubular spider like petals, and a bulb-like center.
- They are great to work with any wedding bouquet, table centerpiece or flower arrangement.
- Spider mums are available in natural white, yellow, pink, purple, bronze and green colors and can be ordered tinted.
Some commonly used terms are defined as follows:
POMPON spray type of chrysanthemum; each stem has several flowers
CUSHION POMPON - flower is of medium length petals without button in the centre.
DAISY POMPON - flower with button in the centre.
NOVELTY POMPON - any chrysanthemum besides white, yellow, pink, and bronze cushions, any novelty colours. All novelty shapes.
BUTTON POMPON (dots): Holland/Dutch type novelty poms.
DISBUD (one single large flower per stem produced by removing all side buds when plant was young):
FUJI - synonym of spider, except it is not a spray flower.
MUM - flower with very soft and long petals; no button in the centre of flower head. Flower is very soft and cushiony on touch. Commonly produced as a disbud; sometimes referred to as football mum