Interesting facts

We are happy to share some exciting facts about flowers which you might be having in your garden or you see regularly. We have selected some interesting facts that will paint these flowers in new shades for you.

The Healing Powers and Symbolism of Yarrow

January 23, 2021

What Does Yarrow Mean? The common name “Yarrow” generally refers to the Achillea millefolium, but may also be used for other species within the Achillea genus. The name itself is…

The Meaning and Symbolism of Dandelions

January 19, 2021

What is the Meaning of Dandelion? Dandelion is a common name for any member of the Taraxacum genus. The name is a corruption of the French “dent de lion”, which…

The Folklore and Symbolism of Snowdrops

January 9, 2021

What Does Snowdrop mean? Snowdrop is a common name for a number of species of the genus Galanthus. The common name of the plant comes from its white, teardrop-shaped flowers…

Crocus Flower Meaning and Symbolism

December 30, 2020

Etymological Meaning of the Crocus The name of the plant is derived from “krokos”, an ancient Greek name for saffron (Crocus sativus). Crocus is a genus of about 90 species…

Lotus Flower Meaning and Symbolism

December 19, 2020

What Does the Lotus Flower Mean? The common name “Lotus“ is used as a common name for many species and genera in various botanical families such as Saussurea genus (commonly…

How Did the Poinsettia Become Associated with Christmas

December 1, 2020

Euphorbia pulcherrima aka Poinsettia Taxonomically speaking, Euphorbia pulcherrima, widely known as Poinsettia, belongs to a large family of plants known as Euphorbiaceae (the Spurge family). The family Euphorbiaceae is the…

Top 10 Flower Names for Baby Girls in 2021

July 5, 2020

Choosing the name for a baby is not an easy task. It is an important decision you have to make as a parent. Fortunately, there are many wonderful flower names for baby…

Why Do Flowers Close Up at Night

November 3, 2019

Sleepy Plants The adaptation of plants is a long term process involving various generations. They use different resources to achieve the best conditions for development and reproduction. In this way, the plants…

Floriography – The Language of Flowers

October 8, 2019

Definition and Historical Background Floriography is the term used to represent the language of flowers. It was coined during the Victorian era (1837-1901) to define the symbolic meanings attributed to various…

The First Flowers on Earth

September 28, 2019

The Miracle Was Born The miraculous first flower has evolved into at least 350,000 species. The early evolution of flowering plants and especially flowers is one of the biggest enigmas…