The Secret Language of Flowers (N)

The Secret Language of Flowers (N)

The List of Flowers:

  1. Narcissus- (Narcissus is a genus of mainly hardy, mostly spring-flowering, bulbs in the Amaryllis family, subfamily  Amarylidoideae,  native to Europe, North Africa and Asia. There are also several Narcissus species that bloom in the autumn.  All Narcissus varieties contain the alkaloid poison lycorine, mostly in the bulb but also in the leaves. ) Meaning: Self-love. “You love no one better than yourself.”
  2. Nasturtium- (Nasturtium is a genus of five plant species in the family Brassicaceae-cabbage family, best known for the edible watercresses   Nasturtium microphyllum and Nasturtium officinal. These plants are related to garden cress and mustard, noteworthy for a peppery, tangy (pungent) flavour. The name Nasturtium comes from the Latin ‘nasus tortus’, meaning “twisted nose”, in reference to the effect on the nasal passages of eating the plants. Nasturtium foliage is used as food by the caterpillars of certain Lepidoptera.) Meaning: Artifice. “Beauty unadorned I seek.”
  3.  Nemophila- (Nemophila is a genus found in the flowering plant family Hydrophyllaceae.  Most of the species in Nemophila   contain the phrase “baby blue-eyes” in their common names.           Meaning: Prosperity. “Congratulations on your success.”

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