Sunflowers: Meaning and Symbolism

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“She turns, always, towards the sun,” says the ancient Roman poet Ovid, “though her roots hold her fast, and, altered, loves unaltered.” These beautiful lines come to us from Ovid’s Metamorphoses, where Ovid tells the story of the nymph Clytie, who becomes infatuated by the sun god (Helios, in Greek myth). When he spurns her, … Read more Sunflowers: Meaning and Symbolism

Meaning and Symbolism of Tulips

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“According to ancient Persian legend,” says author Lucia Impelluso, “the tulip was born of the blood and tears of a girl who had ventured into the desert in search of her lover. It thereafter became a symbol of love.” Tulips have a long and diverse history of meanings in art and literature, especially in Iran, … Read more Meaning and Symbolism of Tulips

20 Most Popular Flowers – Their Types & Meaning

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Not sure what flowers to send? Want to make sure you get it exactly right? Our list of the most popular flowers and what they mean is here to help. Let’s get right to it: Popular Flowers that Symbolize Love Carnations (Dianthus caryophyllus) Carnations symbolize love and are one of the most commonly given flowers … Read more 20 Most Popular Flowers – Their Types & Meaning

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