Flowers are becoming increasingly popular. They are truly amazing and make our lives whole. From elevating our moods to strengthening bonds, flowers have a lot of benefits. There are a lot of intriguing facts on various fresh flowers Dubai.
Flowers haven’t always been around, they first showed up about one hundred and forty million years ago.
Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis Amabilis)
This is the most common type of Orchid and it has a special ability, it has more than one blooming period when grown in the right conditions.
The broccoli is often categorized as a vegetable, but it is actually a flower, not a vegetable.
The Corpse Flower (Rafflesia Keithii)
Corpse Flower is popularly known as the world’s biggest single flower and has a rather deadly scent, hence the name. It is a parasitic organism and its stems, leaves, or roots aren’t visible and because of that, some might say it isn’t a flower but rather a fungus.
Hooker’s Lips (Psychotria Elata)
As the name implies this is a distinct flower that resembles a lip painted with red lipstick. It looks like a hooker’s lips for only just a few days before it opens up and shows the yellow flower within.
Ancient people burnt the leaves of Aster to chase away demons. They felt it had the power to keep away dark spirits.
Hundred decades ago, when the Vikings were attacking Scotland, they were delayed by some smudges of the wild thistle flower and that gave the Scots time to run away and since then it was declared the national flower of Scotland.
During warm nights or humid nights, clear gas is produced by the gas plant, and it is said that this gas can be kindled with a lit match.
Ancient Egyptians viewed the lotus as a sanctified flower, and it was used during burials. The flower is a representation of restoration of life and eternity because it grows on wetlands so during the drought this flower won’t be seen, but once the water comes back it rises again.
The sunflower responds to the sun’s movement and moves along with it all through the day, from east to west.
In the Middle Ages, the lady’s mantle flower was said to have magical curing abilities.