People have been passionate about roses since the beginning of time. The rose is one of the most beloved flowers in the world. It is also considered the best representation of love. This passionate flower is the logical choice for the birth flower of those born in June. It’s difficult to point out one particular reason behind the amazing popularity of roses. Some love the flower for its divine fragrance. Others love it for the variety of colors and species roses are available in. Still more admire its refined beauty which has been greatly enhanced throughout history.
Whatever the reason, roses remain one of the most popular flowers to send to loved ones and friends alike. Still need convincing? Did you know that the rose is edible, can live for a very long time, and is mentioned in the Bible? Keep reading to learn some amazing facts about roses you probably never knew.
From choosing the perfect scent to send to Mom, to selecting the most sensual aroma for a lover, we come across this question often; so, here’s our guide to the most popular floral scents for women in your life. Whether she’s regal like the rose or delicate as the scent of violet, keep reading to learn which floral perfumes are almost universally beloved.
WHAT’S IN A SMELL?
Smell is the strongest of the five senses and can have a direct correlation to the emotions we feel in our daily lives. To most people, a smell is much more than a fragrance to wear – it’s a certain memory or mood manipulator. These nostalgic aromas aren’t just a coincidence, there’s science behind why we love particular scents. The thing is, your sense of smell is directly linked to emotions. So, when you smell something pleasant, like a rose, your brain immediately releases a positive response in return. As a result, you will feel happier, more positive, and more attractive just by enjoying these flowers.
A fragrant flower that symbolizes Easter and weddings, lily of the valley is the birth flower for May. It’s also the official flower of May Day, and goes by many names. Whether it’s called May Bells, Lily Constancy, Ladder-to-Heaven, they all refer to tiny white bells cascading from delicate stems. Its scientific name is Maialis which means “belonging to May.” This perky little Spring flower is native to England, North America and Asia.
Mother Nature gave birth to an astounding variety of flowers, some of which are unquestionably stunning while others are quite disturbing and arouse nothing but mixed feelings. From creepy monkey-faced orchids to monstrous looking Subterranean Plants, the world’s weirdest flowers have particularly odd lifestyles tucked away in distant corners of the globe. Here’s 7 of the globe’s strangest flowers to show you just how crazy various flora can be. If you have someone in your life that appreciates all things odd, these are the flowers to send them.
Daisies are one of the most recognizable and beloved blooms that make up almost 10% of all flowering plants on Earth. They are also the lovely birth flower for April. Have you ever wondered why it’s daisy petals we pick when playing “He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not”? The daisy has an enduring quality that inspires innocence, purity and loyal love. As a result, this joyful bloom has given rise to numerous poems and songs. Daisies are also popular in romantic bouquets and birthday gifts.
But are there more to these popular flowers than a romantic sentiment? Why should you send a bouquet of darling daisies to that special someone on their birthday? Scroll down to learn some interesting trivia about the birth flower for April.
For thousands of years, springtime celebrations have played an important role in people’s lives. Dying eggs to welcome the season change is believed to date back to pagan times. Back then, people used flower petals for dyes, and then exchanged colored eggs as gifts to celebrate the rebirth of spring. Dyed eggs still signify all the good things the new season has in store for us. So, what is a better partner for Easter eggs than spring’s other favorite – flowers! Not only can you dye Easter eggs with flowers to naturally achieve subtle earthy colors, but they are also perfect for making delicate floral prints on your Easter eggs.
March – the month when much of the world is thawing and and bursting into spring. It’s no wonder that the birth flower for March is the daffodil. The lovely daffodil is among the first to herald spring, and its charming blooms bring nothing but joy. Not sold on sending your friends and family daffodils for their birthday? Read up on their symbolism and you’ll understand why these charming flowers are the perfect for a March bouquet.
With International Women’s Day right around the corner the main question still remains: what are the best bouquets to give to the most important women in your life? Although there are all sorts of ways to decide, we think one fun way is to look to the stars for a little inspiration and choose the best flowers for each zodiac sign. We’re here to show you how.
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Use our astrology flowers guide to align flowers with the stars and choose the perfect arrangement for each zodiac sign, from energetic Aries to romantic Pisces. Keep reading…
You know each month has a gemstone associated with it, but did you know each birth month also has a flower association? This month, we’re focusing on the February birth month flower: the violet. Learning about the symbolism and meaning associated with a birthday is interesting and can be beneficial, especially when you need to pick out a gift with the meaning for those you care about. Keep reading to discover great birthday gift ideas for your loved ones: just imagine their surprise when they realize you know more about their birth month than they do!
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Start with the person’s birth month flower, perhaps one of the most important things to take into consideration before choosing a personalized birthday gift. With Valentine’s Day on people’s minds, February is a big month for flowers. But surprisingly, February’s birth month flower isn’t the rose. Instead, it’s the charming violet.
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner which means it’s time for flower shops, big and small, to make an extra buck on your love. Well, maybe not this time. Keep on reading to find out how you can buy inexpensive Valentine’s Day flowers and transform them into fancy-looking blooms that look worth double the actual price. Even though money is often a difficult obstacle to overcome on Valentine’s Day, the last thing you want is to give your special someone a flower arrangement that is anything less than amazing. In the spirit of spreading the love, we’re giving away some insider to secrets to show you exactly how to do that!
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