An awesome thing about flowers is that they are perfect gifts for any season. You don’t have to look hard to see how a particular holiday could boost the sale of a certain species of flower. Notice how a parade of couples occupy the streets every time Valentine’s Day arrives. Because they symbolize love and passion, roses seems to be the favorite flower during this Holiday. But let us remember that there are many other seasons and countless other flowers. To keep ourselves within a limited scope is to deprive ourselves from the overall beauty of nature.
Today, we shall take a look at a few flowers that have achieved a considerable reputation in terms of popularity. We shall observe their beauty and examine their appeal. The collective studies and opinions of flower enthusiastis, florists, consumers, biologists, and horticulturists consider the flowers listed below as the most beloved and best selling of them all.
1) The Rose: Also known as “Rosa Radrazz”, the rose is an easy-to-grow, fast-growing, fragrant shrub. What makes these flowers always availble in flower shops is its great tolerance to heat, cold and drought. They will bloom no matter what season it is. They can be bred into many colors. Their very presence communicate love and affection. What’s not to love?
2) The Tulip: A member of the lily family, the tulip is a perennial flower that’s perfect for vases. With these flowers, you can sharpen your flower-arranging skills without ever having to worry about killing your “test subjects”. Remember that the appearance of tulips has specifications that vary upon shape, color, leaf size and height.
3) The Gerbera Daisy: Belonging to the daisy family, gerberas are easy-to-grow flowers that are best utilized for indoor decorations and container gardenings. Its colors depend on the cultivar, which are about 2½ to 4 inches wide. Leaves are coarse and are on average 8 to 10 inches long. Anyone who plans to plant a gerber daisy in the future should do it in well-drained soil. Propagate via seed or clump division.
4) The Carnation Flower: Referred to as “Dianthus” (Flowers of God) in seed and plant catalogs, the various colors and sweet fragrance of carnations are often associated with feelings that pertain to affection.
Like many of the other flowers in this article, carnations also come in many colors and varieties. As a flower garden plant, it is quite easy to grow. This flower is known for its attactiveness, longevity, and clove-like fragrance. The carnation flower is also popular in corsages and wedding bouquets.
5) The Parrotlily: The parrotlily is from the amaryllis family. It is a hummingbird-attracting, drought-tolerant perennial. The white lily stands for purity. Stalks are 8 to 12 inchestall during its early stages, but they can reach up to 18 to 30 inches tall upon full maturity. Red flowers are in clusters and appear in the summer. Leaves are pale green.