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

A-Z List of Different Types of Flowers (Buying Guide)

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Welcome to our ever-growing A-Z list of different types of flowers. Here you’ll find a quick reference guide to common types of flowers that florists use, including what they’re used for, when they’re available, how long they last and what they cost. The information is intended as a sort of rough guide. Many flowers are … Read more A-Z List of Different Types of Flowers (Buying Guide)

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