Sunflower

Sunflower

Sunflower or Heleanthus are native to the Americas and were first cultivated in Mexico. They are named for their propensity to turn its head toward the sun and are produced for their big showy flowers, tasty seeds and oil that are used in soap, paint and cosmetics. Sunflowers symbolize adoration, loyalty and longevity.

Lisianthus

Lisianthus

Lisianthus or Prairie Gentian are from the wilds of much of the Americas. Their beautiful blooms are about 2in in diameter and they grow about 2ft tall. The new wine and copper colored lisianthus are especially versatile. Lisianthus represent gratitude, appreciation and charisma.

Stock

Stock

Stock is a genus of flower in the mustard family. It is native to Europe, growing often on cliffs overlooking the sea. It has been coveted for its clove-like scent and colorful blooms. Stock is a symbol of a happy life.

Calla Lily

Calla Lily

Calla lilies or Zantedeschia are perennial flowering plants native to South Africa and Malawi. They were often used in the paintings of Frida Kahlo, Georgia O'Keeffe and Diego Rivera. During the Victorian era, a gift of calla lily delivered an overtly sexual message.

Tulips

Tulips

Tulips are bulbs from the Lily family. The name is derived from the Farsi word for turban, "dulband". Tulips are native to a stretch of land between Southern Europe and Central Asia and were first cultivated in Iran in the 10th century. Tulip petals are edible having a similar taste to lettuce. Tulips signify a deep love and a rebirth.

Dahlia

Dahlia

Dahlia are native to Central America and are the national flower of Mexico. The tubers were consumed as a food crop by the Aztecs. They range in size from two to 12 inches in diameter. Once cut and placed in a vase, dahlias thrive in plenty of water and cooler temperatures. Dahlias symbolize elegance, inner strength, creativity, change, dignity, and sacred values.

Rose

Rose

Most of the 300 species of roses are native to Asia and are used for floral design, landscaping and perfumes. There are about 35k rose hybrids and cultivars. Rose hips are produced as a supplement for their high vitamin C content. Roses are associated with the goddess Aphrodite and the Virgin Mary. They eventually led to the creation of the rosary and signify intrigue.

Snapdragon

Snapdragon

Snapdragons are native to the rocky areas of the United States, North Africa and Europe. The face of the floret resembles a dragon opening and closing its mouth when laterally squeezed. The leaves and flowers have been used as anti-inflammatory poultices. Snapdragons signify grace and strength.

Solidago

Solidago

Solidago or Goldenrod is native to the Americas and is used in floral designs while their leaves are processed into herbal teas. Thomas Edison experimented with it because they contain rubber. Henry Ford famously gave him a Model T with tires produced by Solidago. Considered a sign of good luck or good fortune, they are often given to those who have lost loved ones. TAGS: Sun Shower

Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus

Native to Australia, eucalyptus is known for its leaves, seeds and striking flowers. Every year they grow a new layer of bark and the outer layer dies and peels off. Sacred to Aboriginals, it represents the division of the underworld between earth and heaven. They consume the sapp called Manna, for medicine, for bowls, canoes, spears, shields, art, music, etc. Tags: Sun Shower, May Flowers, Flower Therapy

Amaranthus

Amaranthus

Amaranthus or as it became known in victorian England Love Lies Bleeding is a group of plants containing 75 species in its genus that are native to every continent. The flowers resemble tassels and look terrific in cascading bouquets. Amaranthus is used in Chinese medicine and the Amaranth seed is highly nutritious and especially valued for its amino acids. Amaranthus signifies immortality.

Chocolate Lace

Chocolate Lace

Daucus carota is native to Europe and southwest Asia and is named after both Queen Anne of Britain and her great grandmother Anne of Denmark. Queen Anne's Lace are edible when young and tender but be careful because they resemble poison Hemlock and mistaking the two could prove fatal. Those fluent in the language of flowers associate Queen Ann's lace with sanctuary. TAGS: May Flowers

Gerbera Daisies

Gerbera Daisies

Gerbera or Transvaal Daisy as they are known in South Africa are native to the tropical South America, Asia and Africa. Their strikingly colorful blooms are the fifth most consumed flower worldwide after Roses, Carnations, Chrysanthemums and Tulips. They are produced in over 100 different colors and styles. Gerbera signifies purity and innocence.

Gerbera Daisies Red

Gerbera Daisies Red

Gerbera or Transvaal Daisy as they are known in South Africa are native to the tropical South America, Asia and Africa. Their strikingly colorful blooms are the fifth most consumed flower worldwide after Roses, Carnations, Chrysanthemums and Tulips. They are produced in over 100 different colors and styles. Gerbera signifies purity and innocence. TAGS: Crazy Daisy

Garbera Daisies Orange

Garbera Daisies Orange

Gerbera or Transvaal Daisy as they are known in South Africa are native to the tropical South America, Asia and Africa. Their strikingly colorful blooms are the fifth most consumed flower worldwide after Roses, Carnations, Chrysanthemums and Tulips. They are produced in over 100 different colors and styles. Gerbera signifies purity and innocence.

Gerbera Daisies Yellow

Gerbera Daisies Yellow

Gerbera or Transvaal Daisy as they are known in South Africa are native to the tropical South America, Asia and Africa. Their strikingly colorful blooms are the fifth most consumed flower worldwide after Roses, Carnations, Chrysanthemums and Tulips. They are produced in over 100 different colors and styles. Gerbera signifies purity and innocence.

Gerbera Daisies Pink

Gerbera Daisies Pink

Gerbera or Transvaal Daisy as they are known in South Africa are native to the tropical South America, Asia and Africa. Their strikingly colorful blooms are the fifth most consumed flower worldwide after Roses, Carnations, Chrysanthemums and Tulips. They are produced in over 100 different colors and styles. Gerbera signifies purity and innocence. TAGS: Crazy Daisy

Gerbera Daisies Bi-pink

Gerbera Daisies Bi-pink

Gerbera or Transvaal Daisy as they are known in South Africa are native to the tropical South America, Asia and Africa. Their strikingly colorful blooms are the fifth most consumed flower worldwide after Roses, Carnations, Chrysanthemums and Tulips. They are produced in over 100 different colors and styles. Gerbera signifies purity and innocence.

Dahlia pink

Dahlia pink

Dahlia are native to Central America and are the national flower of Mexico. The tubers were consumed as a food crop by the Aztecs. They range in size from two to 12 inches in diameter. Once cut and placed in a vase, dahlias thrive in plenty of water and cooler temperatures. Dahlias symbolize elegance, inner strength, creativity, change, dignity and sacred values. Tags: Flower Therapy, Bloomtastic, Big Bloom Energy

Raspberry

Raspberry

Snapdragons are native to the rocky areas of the United States, North Africa and Europe. The face of the floret resembles a dragon opening and closing its mouth when laterally squeezed. The leaves and flowers have been used as anti-inflammatory poultices. Snapdragons signify grace and strength. TAGS: Flower Therapy, May Flowers, Sun Shower

Peonies

Peonies

Daucus carota is native to Europe and southwest Asia and is named after both Queen Anne of Britain and her great grandmother Anne of Denmark. Queen Anne's Lace are edible when young and tender but be careful because they resemble poison Hemlock and mistaking the two could prove fatal. Those fluent in the language of flowers associate Queen Ann's lace with sanctuary.

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