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Primrose: Meaning and Symbolism

Primrose meaning and symbolism

Primroses are famous perennials native to the northern hemisphere, known for their bright flowers and easy-care nature. The plant blooms in a wide array of bright colors like yellow, orange, pink, blue, purple, red, and bi-colors. The size and shape of the blooms also vary depending on the variety planted. Gardeners love these lovely flowers for their adaptability to almost any type of soil or environmental conditions, and the flowers are a staple in cottage gardens. The primrose has been a favourite flower of horticulturists for years. It has been used throughout history as a symbol of innocence, purity, and beauty. The flower’s name comes from the Latin word “primus,” which means first. It is said that the primrose represents the...

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Begonias meaning and symbolism

Begonias meaning and symbolism

From your local community plot to the expansive landscapes of the wealthiest, most powerful people – begonias are an essential staple for any garden. As they are such a popular flower, there is a flurry of information about their characteristics, care, and origin. Probably, the most nuanced and exciting of all is the unique symbolism that has been attached to its name. Begonias were discovered by a french botanist named Charles Plumier in the early 1700. The name was a dedication of this newfound name to a politician from the Caribbean called Michel Begon. These cheerful flowers come in bright colors and are the perfect gift as these beautiful plants' flower symbolism represents harmonious communications and peace. However, before we discuss begonia's...

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Birth Flowers By Month

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Each month has a corresponding birth flower. Knowing which flower represents your birth month can make decorating much easier for occasions that require floral arrangements. Weddings bouquets, table centerpieces, along other floral decor are focal points for weddings, and using the bride and groom's birth flowers for decor makes the day even more special. Birthday parties and other special occasions that need floral decor can be taken up to the next level when using the honoree's birth month flower. Even if it's just a change of monthly bouquets in your home or office, knowing which flower represents the months will make the floral choice easy. It's also fun to gift the correct birth month flower and know its meaning. I would be...

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The Right Flower By Zodiac Sign

The Right Flower By Zodiac Sign

Each of the 12 zodiac signs has a symbol. Most of us are aware of which symbol represents our sign and we may even know a few of the attributes of our sign. However, few people know that each zodiac sign has a flower assigned to it. Since each zodiac sign has a color, gemstone, and element assigned to it, it’s no surprise that each zodiac sign also has a corresponding flower. Read on to discover the right flower by zodiac sign so you will know the best flower to grow and give to yourself and which flower to give to loved ones. Aries The zodiac sign of new beginnings, the right flowers for Aries the ram are honeysuckles. Honeysuckles develop a strong vine that...

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Best Flowers for Graduation

Best Flowers for Graduation

Graduation is a time of celebration. It's a time for the graduates to be proud of their accomplishments and look forward to the future. And the gifts that we give our graduates should reflect that. Flowers are the perfect gift. But as we know, all flowers have meanings and symbolism, so which ones are the best for a graduation ceremony? Here are our three favorite graduation flowers: Photo by Eva Andreeva Roses Here's the thing about roses – you can't go wrong with them. Whether you gift them for a birthday, a holiday, or a graduation, roses fit well with any theme. White roses symbolize new beginnings, so these are a perfect choice for a recent graduate. Yellow roses also symbolize new beginnings but...

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May Birth Flowers And Their Meaning

May Birth Flowers And Their Meaning

Do you know the birth flower for yourself or your loved ones? Each month has a birth flower with significant meaning for the people born in that month.  We want to explore the birth flower month flowers for those born in May and understand if the flowers' meaning gives you a glimpse into the personality of those born this spring. Knowing the birth month flowers will help you give the right flowers to a person, plant the right flowers in the garden, and purchase the perfect gift. There is a special connection between a person and their birth flowers. Photo by Arie Wubben Lily Of The Valley And Hawthorn May's two official birth flowers convey the hopes and dreams of those who give them....

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