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

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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

Flower of the day, Nov 18, 2017 – Bamboo

Flowers of bamboo are rarely seen. Some species of bamboo develop flowers after 65 or 120 years. Interesting fact about flowering is that all plants of one bamboo species develop flowers at the same time, no matter where they are located in the world. Bamboo releases 30% more oxygen into the atmosphere and absorbs more … Continue reading Flower of the day, Nov 18, 2017 – Bamboo

Flower of the day, Nov 16, 2017 – Rose

Roses are related to apples, raspberries, cherries, peaches, plums, nectarines, pears and almonds. Rose hips (the berry-like fruit structure of rose) of some species of rose are amongst the richest source of Vitamin C. They are used to make jams, jellies and also brewed for tea. In ancient Egypt roses were considered as sacred flowers. … Continue reading Flower of the day, Nov 16, 2017 – Rose

Flower of the day, Nov 11, 2017 – Jasmine or Gardenia

Jasmine or Gardenia is the national flower of Pakistan. The white color of this flower typically reflects peace and wisdom. There is no specified reason that why actually is Jasmine the national flower of Pakistan. However, an assumption suggests that as the flower is quite abundant in the country so it is opted as the national flower. … Continue reading Flower of the day, Nov 11, 2017 – Jasmine or Gardenia

Flower of the day, Nov 10, 2017 – The Daisy

1 Daisies belong to one of the largest families of plants in the world Daisies belong the family of 'vascular plants' - those which circulate nutrients and water throughout the plant. They make up almost 10% of all flowering plants on Earth. 2 Daisies are found everywhere on Earth except Antarctica 3 The name 'daisy' … Continue reading Flower of the day, Nov 10, 2017 – The Daisy