About Shevanti Plant
Chrysanthemum belongs to the family Asteraceae, with 40 wild species of chrysanthemum and thousands of bred varieties. Also known as Shevanti locally.The traditional colors of chrysanthemum are yellow, white, red and purple. The flower also occurs in other colours such as pink, lavender, bi-colored and multicolored.
Each Chrysanthemum flower head is actually a cluster of many flowers, composed of a central group of short disk flowers surrounded by rings of longer ray flowers. Chrysanthemums are classified into nine categories according to the type and arrangement of disk and ray flowers.For example, the reflexed Chrysanthemum consists of ray flowers that curve downward into an umbrella shape; the quill has tubular ray flowers that radiate from the center of the head.
Chrysanthemum is one of the most important flower crops commercially grown in different parts of the world.Besides being used as a landscape plant, chrysanthemums are often sold as potted, flowering gift plants or as cut flowers as well as they are perfect for last-minute accents in containers, as border plants, or in fanciful floral clocks.