Flower Facts

There are approximately 400,000 types of flowering plant species in the world as per research. Each of them have amazing facts and meaning in our life. Do you know the Language of Flowers? Many flowers, herbs, trees, and other plants traditionally symbolize feelings, moods, or ideas. Flowers are the most beautiful gift that can be gifted for any occasion or even without any occasion. You can use flowers to decorate your home, hair style and for jewellery.  The important area of flower symbolism is the meaning of birth month flowers. Flowers can express wide range of emotions based on their colors.

Birthday Flowers:

The January birth flowers are the carnation and snowdrop.

The February birth flowers are the Violet, Iris and primrose.

The March birth flowers are the Daffodil and the jonquil.

The April birth flowers are the Daisy and the sweet pea.

The May birth flowers are the lily of the valley and hawthorn.

The June birth flowers are the Roses and the honeysuckle.

The July birth flowers are the larkspur and the water lily. 

The August birth flowers are the gladious and the poppy.

The September birth flowers are the aster and the morning glory. 

The October birth flowers are the marigold and cosmos. 

The November birth flower is the chrysanthemum.

The December birth flowers are the narcissus (poinsettia) and the holly.

Flower Facts & Meaning of Flowers

The largest blooming flower in the world is Rafflesia arnoldii, also called corpse lily and rarely found in the rain-forest of Indonesia.

The smallest flower in the world is watermeal, or Wolffia globosa.

Flowers are also used for decorative and festivals purpose on festival like Holi and Diwali.

 Tulips: In Russia, tulips were used to declare romantic love and blackish part were declared as heart of lover. Tulips can grow at a rate of 1 inch per day even after being cut.

Lotus: The fabric which is made from fibers of lotus plant is used in Myanmar for making robes of Buddha. According to old legend, lotus flowers bloomed everywhere that lord Buddha walked. In Asian traditions, lotus is elegance and beauty.

Dandelion:  This flower is rich source of vitamin A and C, Calcium and Iron. Its flower petals are used in making wine while its roots are used as caffeine in coffee.

Daises: Daises symbolize innocence. It is also use for medical purpose. Some daisies open their petals in day’s sun time but close them in evening when sun sets giving them the name day’s eyes.

Roses: Roses are symbol of love and beauty. Roses are rich source of Vitamin C and also used in beauty products. Red roses are symbol of true love and widely used on Valentine Day.

The Rainbow Rose is a genuine rose with highly attractive colors. Each rose petal has one of the colors of the rainbow. And so, with her seven different colors, this rose sets the imagination on fire.

Roses Meaning:

Red : Love, Respect, Courage, True Love
Yellow: Joy, Gladness,Freedom, Jealous
Pink: Refinement, Grace, Sympathy
White: Purity, Secrecy, Reverence
Orange: A Feeling of Pride.

Lilly: Arum lily contains large amounts of calcium oxalate poison which is extremely poisonous on ingestion, even to humans. Lilies are flowers that are toxic and dangerous to cats.
Carnations: Carnations are known as ‘Flower Of Gods and this is the national flower of Japan. Red carnation symbolize deep love, white represents pure love while yellow represents dejection.

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