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10 interesting facts about flowers

13 August 2018

Flowers and plants are an inseparable part of our everyday life.

They not only fill our life with beauty but also they have a wonderful energy to cure. Let’s know more short facts about flowers.

1. In the 1600s in Holland Tulip bulbs were more expensive than gold.

2. Glue was made with the juice from bluebell flowers.

3. Moonflowers are so unique that they bloom only at night, and are closed during the day.

4. According to the legend, Achilles' mother dipped him in a bath of yarrow tea, to protect his body. Today Yarrow is still known as a healing flower. It was even used during World War I to heal soldiers.

5. Flower named nicotiana has a strong connection with tobacco, and cigarettes are made out of it.

6. The world’s oldest flower was found in northeast China. The flower, named Archaefructus sinensis, today known as water Lily bloomed around 125 million years.

7. Ancient Egyptians considered lotus to be a sacred flower and it was used in burial rituals. This flower blooms in rivers and damp places but it never dies of drought and it will rise again with the help of water. Egyptians consider it to be a symbol of resurrection and eternal life.

8. In ancient times aster leaves were burnt in order to ward off evil spirits.

9. The flower named blue cohosh, also known as squaw root or papoose root, was used by Native American women to have an easy labour and childbirth.

10. Roses have nearly the same vitamins as apples, raspberries, cherries, peaches, plums, nectarines, pears and almonds. Some roses are the richest source of Vitamin C. People use them to make jams, jellies and also brewed for tea.

Mon Amie flower and design boutique offers you a variety of amazing flowers from all over the world. You can order a delivery 24/7 and enjoy the unforgettable moment with the best flowers.

Hurry to show your love and devotion with the help of fantastic flowers!