Flower of the day, Feb 24, 2018 – Crocus

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Flower of the day, Feb 16, 2018 – Anemone

The Anemone genus is part of the Ranunculaceae (buttercup) family. There are a little over 120 species of anemones in a wide range of colors. Anemones are popular in gardens as individual species flower in the spring, summer, or fall, providing continual color. The name "anemone" means "daughter of the wind." The name was chosen to show that the winds that blow … Continue reading Flower of the day, Feb 16, 2018 – Anemone

Flower of the day, Nov 23, 2017 – Dahlia

Dahlia is a daisy like flower and is related to both daisy and sunflower. It is the national flower of Mexico. Dahlia is believed to get its name from an 18thcentury Swedish Botanist, Anders Dahl. “Dahl” sounds very much like ‘dal’ in Swedish meaning ‘valley’. Thus it is also called ‘valley flower’ sometimes. Dahlias serve … Continue reading Flower of the day, Nov 23, 2017 – Dahlia

Flower of the day, Nov 20, 2017 – Dandelion

The common name, dandelion translates to dent-de-lion in French, and means "the lion's tooth". This summons symbolic meaning of lion's, which deals with courage, pride, family (communication/connection), and - interestingly enough - the dandelion is also a sun symbol. The health benefits of dandelion include relief from liver disorders, diabetes, urinary disorders, acne, jaundice, cancer, and anemia. It also helps … Continue reading Flower of the day, Nov 20, 2017 – Dandelion