Flowers Q to R

Flowers III 150x150 Flowers Q to RFlowers hold importance at every occasion and event and equal importance is held by their meanings because when it comes to gifting flowers to someone it counts a lot that what message you want to get delivered and which flower in what color can deliver that message on your behalf.

Quaking Grass Agitation Quaking Grass 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Queen Anne’s Lace Fantasy Queen Annes Lace 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Quince Temptation quince flowers 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Ragged Robin Wit Ragged Robin flowers 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Ranunculus I am dazzled by your charms Ranunculus flowers 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Reeds Music Reeds 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rhubarb Advice Rhubarb flower 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rocket Rivalry Rocket flower 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (bridal) Happiness Rose bridal 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (burgundy) Unconscious beauty Rose burgundy 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (coral) desire Rose coral 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (damask) Freshness, Persian ambassador of love Rose damask 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (dark crimson) Mourning Rose dark crimson 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (dog) Pleasure & pain Rose dog 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (green) I am from Mars rose green 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (hibiscus) Delicate, beauty Rose hibiscus 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (leaf) You may hope Rose leaf 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (lavender) Enchantment Rose lavender 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (black) Death Rose black 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (orange) Fascination Rose orange 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (pink) Perfect happiness, secret love, grace & sweetness, please believe me Rose pink 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (dark pink) Thankfulness Rose dark pink 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (pale pink) Grace, joy Rose pale pink 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (peach) Immortality, modesty Rose peach 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (white) Eternal Love; innocence; heavenly; secrecy and silence Rose white1 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (red) Love, I love you, respect, beauty Rose red 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (deep red) Bashful, shame Rose deep red 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (tea) I’ll remember – always Rose tea 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (thorn less) at first sight, early attachment Rose thorn less 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (white & red together) Unity, flower emblem of England Rose white red 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (white-dried) Death is preferable to loss of virtue Rose white dried 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (yellow) Joy, jealousy, friendship (one yellow rose with 11 red ones means love & passion) Rose yellow 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Roses (single full bloom) I truly love you, simplicity. Roses single full bloom 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Roses (garland or crown of) beware of virtue, reward of merit, symbol of superior merit Roses garland or crown of 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose-of-Sharon Consumed by love rose of sharon 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (red and white) Together; unity Rose red and white 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (single, full bloom) I love you; I still love you rose single 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rosebud Beauty and youth, a heart innocent of love Rosebud 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose bud (red) Pure and lovely Rose bud red 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rosebud (moss) Confessions of love Rosebud moss 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Roses (bouquet of full bloom) Gratitude Roses bouquet of full bloom 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Roses (garland or crown of) Beware of virtue; reward of merit; crown; symbol of superior merit Roses garland or crown of1 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Roses (musk cluster) Charming Roses musk cluster 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (tea) I’ll always remember Rose tea1 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (cabbage) Ambassador of love Rose cabbage 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (Christmas) Tranquilize my anxiety; anxiety Rose Christmas 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (damask) Brilliant complexion Rose damask1 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (dark crimson) Mourning Rose dark crimson1 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose (hibiscus) Delicate beauty Rose hibiscus1 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rose leaf You may hope Rose leaf1 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rosemary Remembrance; commitment; fidelity Rosemary 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rudbeckia Justice Rudbeckia 150x150 Flowers Q to R
Rue Disdain Rue 150x150 Flowers Q to R

Roses the most famous among all flowers and having the widest range of expressions expressible through them. There’s yet a long list to come for the flowers and their meanings…. Till then chill out and enjoy sending meaningful messages to your loved ones through flowers and let them figure out what you want to say.

Flowers A to J

flowers 150x150 Flowers A to JFlowers are a great blessing for humans from the God and they are the ones that increase the beauty of the world. It is amazing that flowers convey a lot apart from their beauty and fragrance. Get the all detailed information about many flowers and see how this becomes helpful for you when you decide to gift flowers to someone next time.

Acacia Secret love; chaste love; beauty in retirement; elegance; friendship; hope Acacia1 Flowers A to J
Acanthus Art or artistic; the fine arts; artifice Acanthus flowers 150x150 Flowers A to J
Achillea millefolia War Achillea millefolia 150x150 Flowers A to J
Agapanthus Love letters Agapanthus 150x150 Flowers A to J
Agnus castus Coldness; indifference Agnus castus 150x150 Flowers A to J
Allspice Compassion allspice flower 150x150 Flowers A to J
Almond Blossom Hope; lover’s charm Almond Blossom 150x150 Flowers A to J
Aloe Grief Aloe 150x150 Flowers A to J
Alstroemeria Devotion; friendship Alstroemeria 150x150 Flowers A to J
Alyssum Worth beyond beauty Alyssum 150x150 Flowers A to J
Arbor Vitae True friendship arbor vitae flower 150x150 Flowers A to J
Artemisia Dignity artemisia flower 150x150 Flowers A to J
Aster Symbol of Love; daintiness Aster1 150x150 Flowers A to J
Azalea Take care of yourself for me; fragile passion; temperance; Chinese symbol of womanhood Azalea 150x150 Flowers A to J
Bachelor’s Buttons Celibacy; single blessedness; hope in love Bachelors Buttons 150x150 Flowers A to J
Baby’s Breath Everlasting love; happiness; pure in heart Babys Breath Flowers A to J
Balm Sympathy balm flower 150x150 Flowers A to J
Balsam Ardent love Balsam flowers 150x150 Flowers A to J
Basil Best Wishes; love; hatred Basil flowers 150x150 Flowers A to J
Bay Leaf Strength; I change but in death bay leaf 150x150 Flowers A to J
Calla lily Magnificent beauty Calla lily 150x150 Flowers A to J
Calycanthus/carolina allspice/sweet shrub Benevolence Calycanthus 150x150 Flowers A to J
Camellia Admiration; perfection; good luck gift to a man; loveliness Camellia 150x150 Flowers A to J
Camellia (Pink) Longing for you camellia pink 150x150 Flowers A to J
Camellia (Red) You’re a flame in my heart camellia red 150x150 Flowers A to J
Camellia (White) You’re adorabl Camellia White1 150x150 Flowers A to J
Camomile Energy in adversity Camomile 150x150 Flowers A to J
Christmas Rose/Helleborus Relieve my anxiety Christmas Rose Helleborus 150x150 Flowers A to J
Chrysanthemum (in general) Cheerfulness; You’re a wonderful friend, abundance and wealth Chrysanthemum general 150x150 Flowers A to J
Chrysanthemum (red) I love Chrysanthemum red1 150x150 Flowers A to J
Chrysanthemum (white) Truth chrysanthemum white 150x150 Flowers A to J
Chrysanthemum (yellow) unrequited love; the sun shines when I’m with you Chrysanthemum yellow 150x150 Flowers A to J
Daffodil unrequited love; the sun shines when I’m with you daffodil flower 150x150 Flowers A to J
Daffodil (yellow) Chivalry Daffodil yellow 150x150 Flowers A to J
Dahlia Good taste; instability, forever thine Dahlia 150x150 Flowers A to J
Daisy Innocence; loyal love; purity; faith; cheer; simplicity daisy 150x150 Flowers A to J
Daisy (red) Beauty unknown to possessor Eucalyptus – Protection Daisy Red 150x150 Flowers A to J
Eupatorium Delay Eupatorium 150x150 Flowers A to J
Euphorbia Persistence Euphorbia 150x150 Flowers A to J
Everlasting Never ceasing memory Flowering Reed – Confide in heaven everlasting flower 150x150 Flowers A to J
Forget-me-not True love; memories; forget me not Forget me not1 150x150 Flowers A to J
Forsythia Anticipation Forsythia 150x150 Flowers A to J
Foxglove Insincerity Foxglove 150x150 Flowers A to J
Foxtail Grass Sporting Freesia – Innocence, trust Foxtail Grass 150x150 Flowers A to J
Fuchsia (scarlet) Confiding love, taste Fuchsia 150x150 Flowers A to J
Golden Rod Precaution goldenrod 150x150 Flowers A to J
Gooseberry Anticipation Gooseberry flower 150x150 Flowers A to J
Goosefoot Goodness goosefoot flower 150x150 Flowers A to J
Gorse Endearing affection Gorse 150x150 Flowers A to J
Hyacinth (general) Rashness, sorrow, flower dedicated to Apollo, games & sports Hyacinth general 150x150 Flowers A to J
Hyacinth (blue) Constancy Hyacinth blue 150x150 Flowers A to J
Hyacinth ( purple) I’m sorry; please forgive me; sorrow Hyacinth purple 150x150 Flowers A to J
Hyacinth (red or pink) Play Hyacinth pink 150x150 Flowers A to J
Hyacinth (white) Loveliness; I’ll pray for you Hyacinth white 150x150 Flowers A to J
Hyacinth (yellow) Jealousy Hyacinth yellow 150x150 Flowers A to J
Hydrangea Thank you for understanding; frigidity; heartlessness; vanity Iris – Faith; hope; wisdom and valour; my compliments; eloquence; message Hydrangea1 150x150 Flowers A to J
Iris (yellow) Passion Iris yellow 150x150 Flowers A to J
Iris (German) Flame Iris German 150x150 Flowers A to J
Ivy Fidelity; friendship; affection; marriage jasmine – Amiability; wealth; grace and elegance Ivy 150x150 Flowers A to J
Japonica Sincerity, symbol of love Japonica1 150x150 Flowers A to J
Jerusalem Oak Your love is reciprocated Jerusalem Oak 150x150 Flowers A to J
Jasmine (Indian) Attachment Jasmine Indian 150x150 Flowers A to J
Jasmine (Spanish) Sensuality jasmine spanish 150x150 Flowers A to J
Jasmine (yellow) Modesty, grace, elegance Jasmine yellow 150x150 Flowers A to J
Jasmine (white) Amiability Jasmine white 150x150 Flowers A to J

Keep looking forward for list of more flowers and their meanings. Find the most extensive list of flowers and their meanings so you always know next time that which flower can depict your feelings.

Astrology & Flowers

astrology 300x300 Astrology & FlowersHere is a fun combination of Astrology signs and flowers. Today you’ll find out as to how stars of any person may help you in choosing the right flowers for them. One’s astrology signs may not tell you about their destiny but they can definitely tell about the main traits of your nature. Take the inspiration and choose the perfect floral arrangement for a loved one through this guide.
Astrology and flowers have not been known by people commonly for any link. Yet they have a very strong link. It is great when you gift someone flowers and they show profound happiness because these are the perfect flowers according to their nature and style. Now how you can get to know as to what flowers will be perfect for the receiver is by knowing about the astrological sign they fall under and the personality traits of that sign.

This is a great idea that would help you in choosing flowers for people around you as here you’ll get to know about the type of nature and traits people belonging to each zodiac sign have and which flowers will make their day according to their personality. From now on you do not need to look around and think for what flowers you should buy to gift any of your friends or anyone around you over an occasion or sometimes just to express their pink cattleya orchid 150x150 Astrology & Flowersimportance in your life.

Aquarius (January 21st to February 19th )

An air sign with an honest, loyal, spiritual and intuitive nature, Aquarians are exceptionally committed and faithful to the people they love. As Aquarians are considered to be the people looking always to the positive sides of each matter, so they are loved a lot by the people around them. Orchids are the perfect flowers to be gifted to Aquarians because they are artful and graceful and compliment perfectly to sensitive and pious characteristics of Aquarians. Choose pink Orchids or cattleya Orchids to fuel their romantic streak.miniature lilies 150x150 Astrology & Flowers

Pisces (February 20th to March 20th )

Pisces are known for gentleness and patience and hence they have the capability of understanding themselves and others more than the people who have birth dates falling under other zodiac signs. Pisces are usually easy going and passionate. A water sign with an open heart, munificent strength and kindness, it’s not astonishing that Pisces tend to be popular with all kinds of people.  Alstroemeria and miniature lilies are the perfect flowers to be sent to Pisces as considering their personality it is not appropriate to send a floralflowers red tulips 150x150 Astrology & Flowers arrangement that sends a bold message or is showy.

Aries (March 21st to April 20th )

Aries is a fire sign, confident and fierce. The people born under this zodiac sign are dynamic and full of contagious strength therefore they are the born leaders. As the personality of Aries is zealous and enthusiastic, so a red tulips bouquet will be perfect to match that dazzle and energy.

Taurus (April 21st to May 21st )
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Taurus are best known for being strong headed and fierce but there’s another side of their personality too and that is affectionate, deep and loving. This earth sign is also known for its well-grounded, realistic sensibilities, they dock an equally strong love for beautiful things, joy and ease that enjoys being pampered. For Taurus the flowers should be the type that could cater to all the traits of their personality, so majestic lilies will turn out to be perfect ones for gifting them.

Gemini (22nd May to 21st June)

Geminis are known as the most creative among all zodiac signs. They are easy beautiful roses 150x150 Astrology & Flowersadaptable, versatile and lively. With the heavenly twins as their birth sign symbol, and a vivacity often associated with air signs, it’s no surprise that Geminis have highly outgoing and mischievous personalities. They are believed to be as fun loving friends and treasured companions. Love and companionship is what this zodiac sign represents, so nothing else than roses can be perfect for them. As this sign tell that people having this sign have multi dimensional personalities so roses in all their different colors sending different messages fits perfectly.

Cancer (22nd June to 22nd July)

Cancers are believed to be the most romantic people among all zodiac signs delphinium bouquet 150x150 Astrology & Flowersand hence there many people whom you can find as incurable romantics. Cancers are also believed to be very sensitive people and along with this comes a serene, gregarious and affectionate nature. Use delphiniums to make people falling under this zodiac sign realize that how much you appreciate their compassion and thoughtfulness. With symbolism tied to an open heart, zealous affection and a feeling of lightness and flippancy, delphinium will appeal to the Cancer’s kindliness and romanticism.

Leo (23rd July to 22n August)

Leos are most dominant, extroverted and spontaneously creative in all the sunflower 150x150 Astrology & Flowerszodiac signs. With this they also hold qualities like warm-heartedness, generosity, loving, strong, honorable, self confident and dignified. People falling under this zodiac sign are believed to always thing big and act big because they just love being in lime light. This fire sign big hearted personalities should be given the attention grabbing sunflowers. With magnificent fractions, open faces and symbolism rooted in happiness and warmth, sunflowers confine the Leo’s confidence and strength as well as their unfussy, loving spirit.

Virgo (23rd August to 23rd September)
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Virgos are known as hardworking and scrupulous with fondness for details. Virgos have keen understanding of the people who they have around them in their lives and with reserved, modest and shy traits in their personality there is always a witty side too. The appropriate flowers for this intelligent, practical, intellectual and serious earth sign are Daisies. Daisies will provoke the light hearted side of them and will incite a Virgo’s imagination and coax their fun-loving side.

Libra (24th September to 23rd October)

Libra is the most desirable zodiac sign among all the others. It is desirable hydrangea flower arrangement 150x150 Astrology & Flowersbecause it is the peak time of the year when the hard work of spring is harvested. Libra has its emblem of the scales that exemplifies perfect balance and accord. Romantic and charming, those born under this air sign are naturally kind and gentle. The best flowers to be given as gift to Libras are the hydrangeas. Hydrangeas symbolize genuine earnestness and the giver’s appreciation for a recipient’s sympathetic nature, a hydrangea flower arrangement also confines the Libra’s considerate and calm nature.

Scorpio (24th October to 22nd November)

Scorpios are powerful and passionate and cause of these characteristics this Lush red peonies 150x150 Astrology & Flowerssign is believed as the most intense of all zodiac signs. Their stubbornness and strength of will are massive, their passion strong, and yet Scorpios are also extremely receptive and easily moved by their emotions. When motivated, it’s said that those born under this water sign can exceed limits in almost all activities. In fact, Scorpios are said to be more likely to become geniuses than those born under any other zodiac sign. Lush red peonies are the perfect flowers for Scorpios because they embody both romance and strength in them. Also considered as a premonition of good fortune and success, they’re an appropriate match for the Scorpio’s ferocious potential.

SAGITTARIUS (23rd November to 21st December)

The centaur is the horse-and-man symbol for the Sagittarius zodiac signCarnation bouquet 150x150 Astrology & Flowers symbolizes an amalgamation of dominant intelligence teamed with physical force and vigor. Sagittarius are believed to be naturally open minded and keep looking for new ways of thing while having crave for travelling and exploration. Sagittarians are ambitious and optimistic and hence they have good luck as they always seek for perfection. The multidimensional personality of Sagittarians can be catered by giving Carnations to them. Carnations symbolizes from love to allure, distinction to luck (white), carnations pertinently reflect this fire sign’s zealous nature, hunger for escapade, intelligence and good fortune. And as carnations long last too so they perfectly capture the Sagittarian power and stamina.

CAPRICORN (22nd December to 20th January)

Capricorns are reliable and responsible so they are considered as mostAfrican violets velvety petals 150x150 Astrology & Flowers serious and stable of all the zodiac signs. Capricorns are deeply rooted and happiest when the ground around them is secure and steady and that’s what assures them as earth sign. Although sensibleness and self-discipline are such an essential part of their nature, like the rest of us, Capricorns appreciate a little indulgence and beauty so flowers are definitely a great surprise to them. African violets with velvety petals will be perfect for Capricorns as they have the responsible and dependable personality. African violet symbolizes faithfulness that keep up with the Capricorn’s stable nature.

So here ends the series of Astrology and flowers blog. Hope this guide be useful to you for whenever you look for sending flowers to some one.

Here is a fun combination of Astrology signs and flowers. Today you’ll find out as to how stars of any person may help you in choosing the right flowers for them. One’s astrology signs may not tell you about their destiny but they can definitely tell about the main traits of your nature. Take the inspiration and choose the perfect floral arrangement for a loved one through this guide.

Astrology and flowers have not been known by people commonly for any link. Yet they have a very strong link. It is great when you gift someone flowers and they show profound happiness because these are the perfect flowers according to their nature and style. Now how you can get to know as to what flowers will be perfect for the receiver is by knowing about the astrological sign they fall under and the personality traits of that sign.

This is a great idea that would help you in choosing flowers for people around you as here you’ll get to know about the type of nature and traits people belonging to each zodiac sign have and which flowers will make their day according to their personality. From now on you do not need to look around and think for what flowers you should buy to gift any of your friends or anyone around you over an occasion or sometimes just to express their importance in your life.

Narcissus

narcissus 300x300 Narcissusnarcissus White 300x200 Narcissusnarcissus bouquet 300x200 NarcissusThey are mostly native to the Mediterranean region, but a few species are found through central Asia to China. Formality, sweetness, self admiration, formality, and egotism, are all represented by the Narcissus flower. The Narcissus flower blooms are often grown on damp soil near to a pond. It requires well-drained planting sites with exposure to either A.M., P.M., or entire day direct sunlight and its planting depth varies according to the size of the bulbs. It is also the most popular flower in Germany. Lore connects the daffodil to not only a sign of winter’s end but a lucky emblem of future prosperity.

Narcissus is the name of a genus which includes flower bulbs which are quite easy to grow. The tale of this flower has its roots in the early Greek and roman mythologies, according to them a young lad Narcissus fell in love with his own self when he saw his reflection in a stream and he stared at it until he eventually turned into his namesake flower.

Narcissus flowers are usually white or yellow and are characterized by a stem that bends just before the blossom, so it tilts in such a way that the blossom faces out or down rather than up. According to myth, this is because Narcissus was gazing down when he was transfixed in his own reflection. The stalk is otherwise firm and upright. .

Narcissus is the first flower of spring, these species flower the last of April depending on the species. Their presence also declares that winter is leaving and that spring has returned.

It is also commonly known as daffodil or jonquil. Narcissus species are commonly called daffodils, dwarf daffodils with small cups are sometimes referred to as jonquils. These three were once separate flowers. Interbreeding and hybridizing produced more than 5,000 varieties, placed in 11 main categories. However one feature distinguishes Narcissus from nearly all others which is its crown or corona, it is a frilly topped, cup-like cylinder arising from between the base of the blossom’s stamens.

Facts about Narcissus:

●     Narcissus is known as the10th wedding anniversary flower, a gift of daffodils is said to ensure happiness. But they are always presented in bunch.
●     Narcissus is the flower for those born in December and its birth stone is turquoise.
●     The name, Narcissus is derived from the Greek word narke, meaning to numb. Some say that the naming of the flower to its narcotic fragrance because in a closed room its scent can cause headache.
●     Narcissus sap contains sharp crystals that are poisonous, and thus are left alone by the deer as well as mice and other rodents.
●     It keeps you care free as it is a Disease Resistant flower.
●     All the flowers of this species are suitable to ornament the garden as an addition to your spring treats.
●     In Islam the Hadith of Bukhari associates the flower with the upright and righteous man. The symbol has also been likened to the transformation of pride and self-centeredness into the humility of a more individuated and spiritual self.

Flowers and Religion

For a long time Flowers have been an important symbolic part of many different religious cultures and spiritual beliefs. Throughout history, across the globe flowers are known to have different religious meanings in different cultures. They decorate temples, churches and altars. Let’s take a look at some organized religions and the flowers that are associated with them.

Islam:vases of flowers 300x300 Flowers and Religion
There is no particular flower that Muslims associate with their religion the beauty of each flower is a symbol of God’s spirit. Mostly in Islam the flowers are seen to have been used in funerals and marriages. In Islamic culture, roses and other flowers are often seen as symbols of the Kingdom of Allah. Thus, the Taj Mahal’s allusion to Paradise can be seen in the motif of flowers carved on the funerary chambers of the tomb. Accompanied by fruit or bunches of grapes, the vases of flowers express the abundance that awaits the faithful in Paradise.

Roses are used to signify both male beauty and the blood of Mohammed P.B.U.H, as well as his two sons. The rose of Baghdad symbolizes the law, the path and knowledge, of Allah.

Among the most spectacular of the gardens of Islamic civilization were the Moorish ones of Alhamra in Southern Spain, whose scale can be gleaned to the present day.madona lily 300x237 Flowers and Religion

Christianity:
For the early Christians, flowers were associated with decadent pagans. During the Middle Ages, the Christians appreciated the beauty of nature and regarded this as proof of God’s existence and now flowers are used in many different Christian festivals such as Christmas and Easter. The white Madonna lily (Lilium candidum) is associated with the Virgin Mary and symbolizes purity. Another flower pomegranate symbolizes the resurrection and the hope of eternal life in Christianity.

Hinduism:
In Hinduism throughout all ages and countries, flowers regarded as the Hindu worship flower 300x225 Flowers and Religionglorious creations of the Divinity and have been used in worship and portrayals of their gods and goddesses .The very name of the Hindu worship ritual, puja, can be translated as “the flower act.”

It is an interesting fact in Hinduism that particular flowers are associated with particular deities in Hinduism. For example, in worshiping Siva red china roses are essential; for Vishnu, white flowers ; for Lakshmi lotuses; and so on. It seems clear that seasonal flowers have been selected to be the special varieties to be offered to the deities at their major celebrations. The sanctity of lotuses is clear as it is often mentioned in Hindu scriptures, with one of the earliest mentions being in the Rig Veda. The most common Meta physical analogy is that humans should strive to be like the lotus flower, striving to stand above the mud and be untouched by sin and attachments. The mythological stories suggest that Brahma, the creator, was born of the lotus issuing from the navel of Vishnu. Hindus from early times lotus flower 300x225 Flowers and Religionbelieved that the excessive growth of certain flowers warns of certain misfortune which will befall mankind.

Buddhism:
The main flower that is associated with the Buddhist religion is the lotus which represents spirituality and mental purity and symbolizes the Buddha. It is believed by Buddhists that wherever he stepped, a Lotus flower sprang up. The fact that the lotus flower rises pure from the muddy water and opens to the sun signifies the progress of the soul toward eventual enlightenment.

Roses: History & Types

types of roses 150x150 Roses: History & Types“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”
William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

All the flowers are a great gift by Mother Nature but the value that Roses have among all the flowers is something that doesn’t need to be discussed. If its love than you want to express nothing can work as roses can as each of their color and numbers that you adapt to gift deliver a very different and new meaning. Apart from gifts if it comes to put some flowering plants in backyards and lawns people all around the world prefer nothing else than roses to bring life and a bunch of colors to their yards.roses type 150x150 Roses: History & Types

History
According to fossil records roses are supposed to be 35 million years old while currently having around thirty thousand different varieties. The records of cultivation of roses are found to be around five thousand years old in the continent of Asia. There have been numerous ancient tales related to how roses were created or named can be found. Most of these tales are related to some cultural and religious believes too. Roses are divided broadly into two categories “old roses” and “modern roses”. Old roses are all those that were cultivated before late eighteenth century before they came to England and allrose type 150x150 Roses: History & Types flowers cultivated after late eighteenth century are called modern roses. Till beginning of 19th century there were only white and pink roses cultivated in Europe, the very famous red roses the symbol of true love arrived from China in 1800. While the yellow roses came around 1900. Roses have played a very important role in lives of many emperors and rulers too as they made it part of their daily lives due to its beautiful fragrance and benefits obtained like from rose oil.

Types
Now in current time it is impossible to count the types of roses as many horticulturists have developed numerous new hybrids. Here is a little listing of famous classic and modern roses grew up till now through out the whole world.

Classic Roses Modern Rose
Gallica Roses (French Roses)Gallica Roses 150x150 Roses: History & Types Floribundasrose floribunda 150x150 Roses: History & Types
Damask Rosesrose damask 150x150 Roses: History & Types Grandiflora & Climbing GrandifloraGrandiflora 150x150 Roses: History & Types
Albas (White Roses)white roses 150x150 Roses: History & Types Hybrid KordesiiHybrid Kordesii 150x150 Roses: History & Types
Centifolias (Provence Roses)Centifolias 150x150 Roses: History & Types Hybrid Muskshybrid musk rose 150x150 Roses: History & Types
Moss RosesMoss Roses 150x150 Roses: History & Types Hybrid Tea & Climbing Hybrid TeaHybrid Tea 150x150 Roses: History & Types
Bourbon RosesBourbon Roses 150x150 Roses: History & Types Large-Flowered ClimberLarge Flowered Climber 150x150 Roses: History & Types
PortlandsPortland Roses 150x150 Roses: History & Types Miniature & Climbing MiniatureClimbing Miniature 150x150 Roses: History & Types
NoisettesNoisettes roses 150x150 Roses: History & Types Mini-FloraMini Flora 150x150 Roses: History & Types
English Rosesenglish roses 150x150 Roses: History & Types PernetianasPernetianas roses 150x150 Roses: History & Types
RugosasRugosas 150x150 Roses: History & Types RamblersRamblers roses 150x150 Roses: History & Types

Climbing Miniature 150x150 Roses: History & Types