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Ranunculus Meaning and Symbolism

Ranunculus Meaning and Symbolism

Like almost all flowers, the Ranunculus is more than just a beautiful bloom. Gifting someone a Ranunculus takes on a much deeper meaning - and that meaning is deeply rooted in Ancient Lore. Let’s look at the Ranunculus' Meaning and Symbolism and how it came to be. The Ranunculus and Persian Symbolism The legend of the Ranunculus is deeply rooted in Persian Lore. A young prince fell in love with multiple Persian nymphs (female divinities), as legend has it. The prince would sing to the nymphs every night, but night after night, they remained unimpressed. Now the legend goes on to take two different endings. In the first ending, the nymphs transform the prince into a Ranunculus flower to make him stop singing....

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Easy Easter Centerpieces

Easy Easter Centerpieces

Easter is that time of the year when beautiful flowers start to be in season, and an explosion of colors and smells surrounds you. If you are hosting an Easter Sunday lunch or want to take advantage of the pretty flowers in season, we asked expert florist designers to recommend the best flowers to combine for a stunning easy Easter centerpiece. [caption id="attachment_1821" align="alignnone" width="2194"] Photo by Scotts Flowers @scottsflowersnyc[/caption] Pastel Colors are a must The Spring season offers tulips, ranunculus, anemones, hyacinth, lilac, and peonies just in time for Easter, and Scotts Flowers loves to use them as the base for a pastel-tones centerpiece. For accent flowers, use lisianthus, Italian ruscus, and seeded eucalyptus to make the flowers' composition more interesting. [caption id="attachment_1820" align="alignnone"...

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Make your garden stunning with these 11 red flowers

Make your garden stunning with these 11 red flowers

As the number one flower-giving holiday approaches, knowing what different types of red flowers mean will be beneficial when you go to the florist shop. Red flowers are a symbol of love and romance. They can also represent friendship or even mourning. Red is a color that stands out in any room, so it’s no wonder why this color has been used for centuries as an accent. It’s easy to see how red flowers have become such a popular choice for weddings and other special events. Each red flower carries a unique meaning and to convey the right sentiments, you will need to know the importance of red flowers. Read on to discover how to make your garden stunning with these 11...

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