Snapdragon Meaning

by , November 7, 2014

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Snapdragon or Antirrhinum is a genus of flowering plant which belongs to the family of Scorphulariaceae. This flower was called snapdragon for it resembles a dragon’s face which opens and closes its mouth when squeezed sideways. Snapdragons are native in North America, but slowly propagating to the other parts of the world.

 

Antirrhinum was derived from the two Greek words anti which means “like” and rhin meaning “nose”, that’s why antirrhinum is a perfect description of a snout-shaped flower. Though this flower was named snapdragon because it looks like a dragon that opens and closes its mouth when squeezed sideways, it was also believed that snapdragon was originally a wildflower in European countries such as Italy and Spain.

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Roses Cutting and Arrangement Guidelines

by , October 6, 2014

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Roses are said to be the most popular flower in almost all special occasions particularly during Valentine’s Day where world wide consumption of roses rose as high as 180 million stems (because rose is the flower symbol for romance). Because of this label for roses, this flower is the best fitting among flowers for cutting and arranging. The reason is very simple: aside from this flower’s meaning and symbolism, this flower also has the most beautiful bud that slowly opens together with its strong and sturdy stem.

 

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Calendula Meaning and Symbol

by , September 4, 2014

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Also known as the pot marigold flower, calendula is a flowering plant genus having about 12 to 20 species from the daisy family Asteraceae. This flower can be both an annual or perennial herbaceous flower, though it depends on the region where this cultivated. Calendula is native to large part of the world, starting from the Micronesian region through the Mediterranean region and the Middle East. Simply said, this flower is abundant to many parts of the world.

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Flower Therapy based on Flower Colors

by , August 4, 2014

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It is surprising that flower colors also represent different emotions. So aside from the flower meaning and symbolism by the Victorian language of flowers, flower colors also suggest a particular emotion that will be helpful with flower therapy. It is also important to remember that many flower species could represent the same emotions, also one flower specie could also symbolizes one or more emotions. Here are some of the most popular emotions that are significant to flower therapy.

 

Nurturing

 

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Alstroemeria Meaning

by , July 3, 2014

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Alstroemeria is a native South American flower commonly used during wedding for bridal bouquets and arrangements. Alstroemeria is also called Lily of the Incas or Peruvian Lily for two reasons: first this flower is abundant in South America particularly in eastern Brazil and Chile, and the second Alstroemeria definitely looks like a lily. This flower was discovered in an expedition by Baron Claus von Alstroemer, a Swedish Baron 1753 through collecting this flower seeds on a trip from South America.

 

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Fuchsia Flower Meaning and Symbol

by , June 2, 2014

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Fuchsia Flower Meaning and Symbolism

 

 

Fuchsia flower meaning and symbolism according to the Victorian language of flowers is entrusting love – representing the flower’s splendid beauty. Since this flower is not ideal for bouquets, you can have this flower as an addition to popular bouquet flowers such as roses and tulips; a combination of flowers which mean “entrusted love or passionate love”. These flowers are also perfect as ornaments inside your room, or use it as primary flower for table centerpieces. Fuchsia flowers were also used by some painters and writers in their works to express detailed message of entrusting love while hiding it for those who do not have the knowledge on fuchsia flower meaning and symbolism.

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Lily Meaning

by , May 1, 2014

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Lily or Lilium belongs to a genus with 110 species of flowering plants under the family of Liliceae. These flowers normally grow from bulbs and are common to northern hemisphere’s temperate weather condition. Lilies are also considered to be important specie of flower for being large ostentatious flowering garden plants. Additionally, this flower was also being cultivated in some regions because of its edible bulbs.

 

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Protea Meaning

by , March 30, 2014

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Protea is the term used for both the Botanical and English name for the genus of flowering plants from the family of Proteaceae. Protea is also known in other regions as the sugarbushes. Proteas are native in South Africa but can also be found in regions like Australia. Protea was named by Carolus Linnaeus in 1735; named after the Greek god Proteus.

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Tropical Flowers Meaning

by , February 27, 2014

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Tropical flowers as the name implies, are group of flowers that are common to the tropical regions all around the world. Tropical regions are area or part of the earth in which the sun touches a point directly overhead, at least a single time in a whole solar year. Most of these regions are found in the Southeast Asia like the Philippines and Vietnam. There are lots of tropical flower varieties found throughout the world – each has its own unique tropical flower symbolism. Tropical flowers are also called “exotic flowers” because of association of this flower to a flourishing and fascinating warm location all year-round. Hawaii for example, is not a warm country but has lots of tropical flower varieties. However, these flower varieties were said to originally come from surprising places such as the Amazon Basin in Brazil and Indonesia

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Begonia flower Meaning and Symbol

by , January 26, 2014

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A flowering plant genus from the family Begoniaceae, begonia is perennial flowers known for its smooth petal flowers and vibrant colors. In other words, this flower’s splendid beauty and dazzling colors are enough to captivate the eyes who witnessed the beauty of this flower. The name begonia (which is also the name of the genus) was coined by a French botanist named Charles Plumier – in honor of the former French colony of Haiti governor Michel Begon. There are over 1,500 species on this genus; making it one of the 10 largest angiosperms. Begonias are available in various color variations like white, yellow and pink being the most dominant and abundant color. Nonetheless, the differences in flower color do not change begonia flower meaning and symbolism.

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