Some Flowers-Part 2-In Alphabetic Order-Edelweiss+Forsythia

Edelweiss:
It is a romantic flower, belongs to Asteraceae family (the daisy or sunflower). The nature has protected this flower from the effects of cold, non-availability of water and sun’s ultraviolet rays by providing thick hair. It belongs to Asteraceae family (the daisy or sunflower). It grows in Swiss Alps and grows easily in most of the gardens. The nature has so designed it, that it grows between cliffs of the rocky mountains. It blooms in the summertime and is like Daisy and Astor. The plant gets endowed with a little white flower. It is an incredibly beautiful plant, easy to grow. All, it requires is a lot of sun and water, small rocks plus earthy compost. It became famous in the movie ” Sound of Music”.

The nature has protected this flower from the effects of cold, non-availability of water and sun’s ultraviolet rays by providing thick hair. The flower is believed to protect the health by giving relief from abdominal pain and respiratory disorders.

In alpine areas of Austria, Germany and Italy, folklore has that it serves as a symbol of dedication and purity towards the loved one.

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Edelweiss:Photo Source: Wikipedia

 Forsythia:

It is belonging to Olive family (Oleaceae) having 11 members species. It is found in far eastern Asia and only one to southeastern Europe. The flowers grow in early spring and attain the height of 3 feet to 9 feet. The flower gets named after the a Scottish botanist head gardener in the UK. It is used considered as one of the herbs in China and used as a bow for the Korean musical instrument known as Ajaeng. It is a  flowering shrubs, known for its usefulness. It is a very supporting flower that beautifies the surrounding easily.

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Forsythia: Source: Wikipedia

Harinder

Former Sailing Sea Captain at V.Ships, Miami, FL, USA (retired in 2009). Studied BA (Sophomore) at The Principia, now lives in Jaipur, India

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