Friday, March 31, 2017

April's Birth Flowers

                                         Happy Birthday April babies!

                                                                       Daisies

and Sweet Peas are your birth month flowers.

Daisies signify innocence, simplicity, cheerfulness, and playfulness. You might automatically think of white petals with yellow centers as the epitome of a ... daisy. Yet, flowers in the daisy family of Asteraceae are many ... and come in myriad of colors, styles, shapes, and heights. Take a peek at the photos below of flowers in the daisy family. You may be very surprised.
Marigolds
Yarrow or Achillea
Sunflowers
Zinnias

Chrysanthemums

                                      Echinacea or Purple Coneflowers
                                         Tithonia or Mexican Sunflowers
                                                                Cosmos
                                      Bachelor Buttons or Cornflowers
                                     and Dahlias to name just a few.

                                                             Now on to ...
                                                            Sweet Peas!

Sweet Peas, from the Genus - Lathyrus Odoratus ... are fragrant, annual climbers that can reach 5-6 feet in height. There is also a "bush type" plant perfect for flower pots. These lovely flowers represent ...

                                                               bliss
                                                or delicate pleasure.

                   And a Happy April Birthday to all!

1 comment:

  1. Gorgeous array of flowers, Jane. Brilliant photo of the daisies, and I adore the pastel colours of the sweet peas.

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