During that period, Japan was greatly influenced by Chinese culture. Hardcover $13.51 $ 13. I also managed to snag a first edition Art of the Chrysanthemum book. Montauk Daisy Bonsai Tree (chrysanthemum nipponicum) $ 49.95 in stock. I usually deal with rare books, manuscripts, and visual material like old photographs, and some antiques. Home > Bonsai Accessories > Bonsai Books > Chrysanthemum Stones: The Story of Stone Flowers : by Thomas S. Elias and Hiromi Nakaoji Chrysanthemum stones are so called due to their unique mineral formations that resemble chrysanthemum flowers. If you slowly expose to roots to the sun they harden up and become woody. I am a 'down to earth' gardener with perpetually dirty fingernails. 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Get it as soon as Wed, Dec 2. President, Long Island Chrysanthemum Society, Inc. President, Bonsai Society of Greater New York, Inc. Bonsai Instructor at the New York Botanical Garden John is going to try to come to the site and post some information. Additionally, he recommends this book: "The Art of the Chrysanthemum", by Tameji Nakajima and H. Carl Young If you're interested in learning, I would recommend buying the book called, The Art of the Chrysanthemum. The chrysanthemum, or "kiku" in Japanese, was first introduced to Japan from China in the 5th century. SKU k613. In addition to Chinese dress, calligraphy and art, the Japanese imperial family fell in love with the Chinese flower too. In the early 1970s while apprenticing in Omiya Bonsai Village, Japan I also had the opportunity to study bonsai chrysanthemums with Tameji Nakajima, co-author of The Art of the Chrysanthemum, the foremost book on chrysanthemums. It goes over so much! 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