July Birth Flower: Larkspur

July Birth Flower: Larkspur

Do you know what your birth flower is? If you were born in July, it’s the larkspur! Larkspur flowers are stunning and unusual-looking, with blooms that gather on the end of the plant’s stalk (larkspurs are often compared in style to orchids and they’re just as complex). Larkspurs can be found in a wide range of colors, including red, pink and white, but they’re most commonly shades of purple or blue. Interested in learning more about this unique and exciting flower? Read on for a few pieces of larkspur trivia and some guidelines for growing the pretty plants: Larkspur...
Infographic: The Meaning of Mother’s Day Flowers

Infographic: The Meaning of Mother’s Day Flowers

rose maybe the most-given Mother’s Day flower after carnations. Red roses are traditionally associated with romantic love while a lighter red or deep pink color denotes gratitude and appreciation. Yellow roses are believed to represent a caring nature White roses are associated with purity and brightness. Tulips are a perfect choice if your mom is light-hearted and easy-going. Tulips represent comfort, coziness and above all happiness. The yellow tulip symbolizes “there’s sunshine in your smile”. White symbolize heaven and purity and pink tulips mean affection and caring Lilies – Beloved by many mothers, lilies come in a number of...

These Famous People Have Flowers Named After Them!

Singer Lily Allen and actress Rose Byrne are among many celebrities named after flowers, along with hundreds of other people around the globe. In fact, the practice of naming girls after flowers has been popular for centuries – and with beautiful names like Violet, Daisy and Jasmine, it's easy to see why. What's much less common is when flowers and plants are actually named after people. A number of lucky celebrities have blossoms named after them, though. Here are a few stars who have flowers or plants named for them. Lady Gaga Lady Gaga has not just one, but 19...

Flower of the Month: Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemums are November's birth flower, and flower enthusiasts love that some varieties of the perennial grow very well over fall and winter. If you're interested in learning a bit more about the tropical florals, also known simply as "mums," take a look at this chrysanthemum guide:  What Do Mums Symbolize? In general, mums convey optimism and joy, but different colors of mums have different connotations. As with other red flowers, red chrysanthemums symbolize love. White mums convey love as well – specifically, loyal love. Yellow mums have a less romantic meaning – they connote slighted love. What Colors Do...
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