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I have always been vaguely aware that there was such a thing as the language of flowers, but I’ve only taken a keen interest in it since I began to make jewellery. 213 more words

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April 9: Almond Tree

The Almond conveys the sentiments of “Impatience. Promise. Virginity and fruitfulness.” in the Language of Flowers.

The domesticated sweet Almond is native to the Mediterranean region of the Middle East, its fruit having been found at Early Bronze Age (3000-2000 B.C.) archaeological sites at Numeria (Jordan). 95 more words

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April 8: Hop

Today’s flower, Hops, conveys in the Language of Flowers the sentiments of “Indiscretion. Injustice.”

Humulus is a small genus in the family Cannabaceae. Hops are the female flowers of  51 more words

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April 7: Myrrh

The flower of the day is Myrrh, also known as Sweet Cicely–of which there is both a European and an American species. In the language of flowers, Myrrh means “Pride and passion. 132 more words

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April 6: Chickweed

In the Language of Flowers, Chickweed represents the sentiments of “Gladness. Rendezvous.”

Stellaria media, the Common Chickweed, is edible and nutritious, and often served raw in salads. 94 more words

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April 5: Mouse-Ear

Today’s flower is Mouse-Ear, actually Mouse-Ear Chickweed. In the language of flowers, it represents “Ingenuous Simplicity.”

Cerastium is a large genus with species found all over the world. 24 more words

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April 4: Reeds

Today’s flower, the Reed, is any of several species of aquatic grasses. In the language of flowers, the Reed connotes “Musical voice.”

The Poales order includes cattails, bulrushes, and papyrus.  51 more words

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