A chrysanthemum brought home from preschool spring party. Want to offer some respect to the mum? 1. Brew some tea. Take dried chrysanthemum flowers and steep in hot water for 3 minutes in a teapot or cup. Add rock sugar or honey. Enjoy wondrous health benefits. 2. Read the book that got Don Draper the Honda account: The Chrysanthemum and the Sword. 3. Lean back into a Hable Construction mum pattern pillow.