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Cherry Blossom Flower Meaning and Symbolism

Cherry blossom is one of the most beautiful heralds of spring, which is a time of renewal, of all the foliage and the fresh green colors bursting through the dead leaves winter has left behind.  While they symbolize spring as that’s when they bloom, they also embody a fleeting period in life, as their beauty and bloom time is very … Read More

Poppy Flower Meaning and Symbolism

The poppy is the birth flower for the month of August, and was originally thought to be native to Turkey, though it can be found all over the world.  It’s considered a popular wildflower in the United States. Red is the most admired color when it comes to the poppy, but it can be found in different hues. It can … Read More

Ranunculus: Persian Buttercup Flower Varieties, How To Grow and Care

Both Ranunculus and Buttercup can be confusing names, as they both refer to one family of flowering plants, and individual plants themselves.  The genus these refer to is the Ranunculaceae family, which encompasses a lot of different flowers, including Delphiniums, Clematis, and Aconitum (Wolf’s Bane).  Luckily, there’s also subgroups, but for this article, we’re looking at Persian buttercups (ranunculus asiaticus), … Read More

The Radical Orange Roses: Plant Origins, Names and Meanings

As you may, or may not know, roses are one of the most widely hybridized flowers in the world.  When we think of roses, we tend to picture huge blooms in an array of colors, with petals stacked upon petals. This is an image of a modern rose. The first roses didn’t look like this.  Picture a wildflower rose, a … Read More

Top 40 Beautiful Tropical Flowering Plants

Tropical gardens are becoming increasingly popular, with gorgeous, architectural foliage that can transport you to your own part of paradise, no travel needed. Step outside your back door, and crane your head upward to see the sun’s rays poking through the glossy, huge leaves, past fantastic colors and unusual shapes. Let your garden transport you from the hum-drum of everyday … Read More

Top 30 Poisonous Flowers and Toxic Plants Every Gardener Should Watch Out For

Some of the most poisonous plants have the most beautiful blooms. We may not regard plants as immediately harmful, but handle, prepare, or eat the wrong one, and you could be in some serious trouble.  For poisonous plants, toxicity is a pretty neat defense mechanism against being eaten. It ensures their survival long enough to reproduce the next plant and … Read More

All About Roses: Plants Facts & Types

In one of his numerous sonnets, Shakespeare wrote “From fairest creatures we desire increase, That thereby beauty’s rose might never die,” and this is never truer when it comes to the rose. We appreciate roses more than any other flower. We try and prolong their beauty for as long as possible, deadheading dying flowers and feeding them during their growing … Read More

Top 55 Beautiful Types of Blue Flowers That You Should Know

Blue is one of the hardest colors for plants to produce. While we know that insects see colors differently to us, it’s been proven that some pollinators – bees especially – prefer blue and white over other colors when choosing flowers to visit for nectar. Blue flowers are very common in the Himalayas, where they may have to work harder … Read More

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