FLORAL LETTER CALLIGRAPHY Art and Craft Calligraphy May 7, 2019May 8, 2019 nanidiction Spread the love A cottage garden favorite, Dianthus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Caryophyllaceae. Of the 300 species, most are native to Europe and Asia. Asters are daisy-like perennials with starry-shaped flower heads. They bring delightful color to the garden in late summer and autumn when many of your other summer blooms may be fading. While the Virgin Mary probably possessed no gold to smooth her life in the household of the Holy Family, she wears a crown of golden flowers that circles the earth. Most of us don’t know that the small golden flower was named for Mary. A classic cottage garden staple, hollyhocks bloom mid-summer with numerous flowers on tall spikes. Zinnias are one of the easiest plants to grow, as they grow quickly and bloom heavily. Zinnia flowers make a massive burst of color in your garden, and they attract butterflies. Of the several kinds of Carnations, the three most common are the annual carnations, border carnations and perpetual-flowering carnations.Carnations are also commonly referred to by their scientific name, “Dianthus“. Alstroemeria, commonly called the Peruvian Lily or Lily of the Incas or Parrot Lily is a South American genus of about 50 species of flowering plants, mainly from the cool, mountainous regions in the Andes. Bright snapdragon flowers bloom profusely throughout cool weather in intensely saturated colors and are real standouts in either the spring or fall garden. The Asiatic lily makes a perfect plant for landscape design. They are the first lilies of the season to flower (early summer), and they multiply fast. Narcissus is a genus of predominantly spring perennial plants of the Amaryllidaceae (amaryllis) family. Various common names including daffodil daffadowndilly, narcissus and jonquil are used to describe all or some members of the genus. Acacia is the largest genus of vascular plants in the plant kingdom. The name Acacia is derived from the Greek word akis meaning a point or barb. Gingers are one of the most beautiful and colorful flowers in the world of flowers. Botanically, Ginger is a rhizome of the perennial herb which is indigenous to the South west coast of India and the Malabar coast of the state of Kerala. The garden pansy is a type of large-flowered hybrid plant cultivated as a garden flower. It is derived by hybridization from several species. Larkspur belongs to the buttercup family – Ranunculaceae. Larkspur flowers are almost as complex as the Orchids. Larkspur Flowers are irregularly shaped and bloom in a loose, vertical grouping along the upper end of the plant’s main stalk. Statice flowers are long-lasting annuals with sturdy stems and compact, colorful blooms. “Tears of Isis” is a nickname for verbena and probably one of the coolest common flower names I’ve ever seen. Although the flower is native to the Americas and to Asia, it is a popular plant around the world.