Flowers have been used as gifts and a way to convey emotions for centuries. They are a symbol of love, care, and happiness. With their unique beauty and alluring scents, flowers have always fascinated us. Some flowers have historical or religious significance while some have been used as medicine for thousands of years. Let us tell you some amazing and interesting facts about flowers.
In 1600s Tulip bulbs were more valuable than gold! Tulips symbolized life, immortality, eternal life, and love and have a very short lifespan of 3 to 7 days. In the 1630s, they became so valuable in the Western Europe that they were being used as a form of currency. Another amazing fact about this flower is that tulips can be substituted for onions in a recipe.
With 10 feet high and 3 feet wide flowers, titan arums is the world’s largest flower. It is commonly called corpse flower because it gives a smell of decaying flesh.
Ancient Egyptians considered Lotus flower sacred and viewed it as a symbol of eternal life, immortality, and resurrection. This flower blooms in damp wetlands and rivers and can become dormant when there is a shortage of water or drought. It blooms again when water returns. Egyptians used lotus flowers in burial rituals.
These are the flowers which bloom during the night and close during the day.
Sunflowers show a phenomenon called heliotropism in which the sunflower head tracks the sun’s movement. The florets turn slowly as the sun moves from east to west. Sunflower seeds store energy and food and are a rich source of oil. The seeds are crushed and the sunflower oil is extracted to be used for cooking purposes.
According to the ancient Egyptians, roses were considered as sacred flowers and used in a ritual to serve the Goddess Isis. Ancient Egyptians also made beautiful wreaths place on the tombs on funerals. The berry-like structures of roses are one of the richest sources of vitamin C.
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