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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Bauhinia flower Meaning and Symbol

by , December 26, 2013

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Having a resemblance of an orchid, bauhinia is a genus of flowering plant having more than 200 species in the family of Caesalphiniodeae. This genus’s name was named from the Swiss French botanists Bauhin brothers. Bauhinia at some point looks like real orchid in terms of its form and color, and this is the reason why in some regions this flower is known to different names. In the tropical regions of Southeast Asia, China and Northern India this flower is known as the “orchid trees”. Other names for Bauhinia include “kanchar” (India and Pakistan), “mountain ebony”, “purple orchid tree” or simply “orchid tree”. Bauhinia plant usually grows taller (6-12 meters) than most of flowering plants. Bauhinia also have 5 petal flower, with a size ranges from 7-13 cm in diameter.

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Crocus Flower Meaning and Symbol

by , November 24, 2013

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Crocus Flower Meaning and Symbolism

 

The feeling of being cheerful, happy and glad, those are the crocus flower meaning based on the Victorian language of flowers. So to bring a cheerful atmosphere inside your home or your office, have this flowered displayed on top of your table. A bouquet of crocus flowers could be the best way to cheer-up a friend facing huge problem, or to say that you are glad that you found a friend like him or her. Various artist in the past used crocus flower meaning in their works as representation of happiness and cheerfulness.

 

Botany and History of Crocus Flower

 

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Edelweiss Flower Meaning and Symbol

by , October 24, 2013

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Edelweiss Flower Meaning and Symbolism

 

This flower is not easy to find and get because they normally grows at high altitudes, so apart from its cute and lovely looks, the uniqueness of their habitat could probably be one of the basis for the Victorian language of flowers in associating edelweiss flower meaning and symbolism with bravery, courage and daringness (representing the unique natural habitat of edelweiss flower). Edelweiss flower meaning is also being associated with nobility and purity (representation of the flowers white leaflets that surround the yellow flower heads. This flower is not commonly used as cut flowers in flower arrangements because they are very difficult to find. In some countries like Austria, edelweiss is used as main ingredient in making beer. Edelweiss is also the national flower symbol of Switzerland. Edelweiss flower meaning and symbolism are very inspirational; decorating it inside your home would bring the positive aura inside your household.

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Bird of Paradise Meaning

by , September 22, 2013

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Its name came from a gorgeous and colorful bird names bird of paradise for this flower looks like an exact resemblance of the bird of paradise in flight; both in form and in vibrant colors. The good thing is that its loveliness was not put into waste as bird of paradise meaning was based on its physical attributes. According to the Victorian language of flowers bird of paradise symbolism includes faithfulness (especially if a woman gives this flower to her man), freedom (describing the bird of paradise as a bird that’s free to fly), joyfulness, positive outlook and paradise. Artists often use bird of paradise symbol to express freedom on their works.

 

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