Flower Of the Month – November

Flower Of the Month – November

There are specific flowers which are traditionally given according to the month that a person is born. The November Birth Flower is the Chrysanthemum.

The History and traditions surrounding the November Birth Flower, the Chrysanthemum is fascinating. There are many myths and legends about the origins of this tradition. It is believed that birthday celebrations originated in the Roman Empire and the origins of birth month flowers, such as the Chrysanthemum, could be said to date back to these times. During Roman birthday celebrations family and friends offered congratulations and brought gifts. The gifts included gemstone jewelry, such as the Topaz, and also flowers – the first traditions and origins of the November Birth Flower.

The language of flowers developed during the highly conservative period of the Victorian era. The Victorians were strongly restricted by the rules of etiquette when it was considered totally inappropriate to express feelings of love or affection. The “Language of Flowers” therefore evolved when a message was assigned to specific flower such as the Chrysanthemum. A lover could then send flowers which conveyed a hidden romantic meaning.

The meaning of the November Birth Flower, the Chrysanthemum is With Love and Cheerfulness.
The hidden message of the Birth Flower, the Chrysanthemum, so favored during the Victorian era meaning “You’re a Wonderful Friend”.

The colors of the November Birth Flower, the Chrysanthemum, include the following:

Pink,Red,White,Yellow,Mauve,Orange etc

All over the World people give Birth Month Flowers as gifts to celebrate special occasions or events. Flowers, such as the Chrysanthemum, are always given to celebrate the birth of a new baby and included in wedding flowers or a wedding bouquet. Many people also like to give November Birth Flower, including the Chrysanthemum, to celebrate special events at different times and months of the year and especially during holiday periods. Knowing the flowers which are associated with the November Birth Flower and their meaning adds to the significance of the flowers. The special events where it would be appropriate to give the November Birth Flower, the Chrysanthemum are as follows:

Month of November, the Chrysanthemum, to celebrate All Saint’s Day on November 1 and Thanksgiving Day

A genus of composite plants, mostly perennial, and of many species including the many varieties of garden chrysanthemums (annual and perennial)

The November Birth Flower, the Chrysanthemum is also called the ‘mum’. The flower has been cultivated for the last 2,000 years. The name “Chrysanthemum” is derived from the Greek words “chrysos” meaning gold and “anthos” meaning flower.

According to the beliefs of Feng Shui, chrysanthemums are believed to bring laughter and happiness to the home
An ancient Chinese city was named Chu-Hsien, meaning “chrysanthemum city”

We at May Flower keep Chrysanthemums in various varieties and colors throughout the year and will find it in almost all bouquets that are sent out through online flower delivery as they are small but stunning flowers.

Flowers – The Feeling of Affection, Love and Care

Flowers – The Feeling of Affection, Love and Care

Flowers-the feeling of Affection, love and care

The feeling of care and love can blossom with all splendors with a bunch of beautiful and attractive flowers. When designed in a dazzling bunch of flower, flowers are sure to bring jubilance and joy, all season long. Flowers are the perfect and preferable gift of the Almighty to the mankind. Flowers are the sign of heaven beauty and the native charm adds to a beautiful dwelling of any sense. The atmosphere of flowery beauty has the charm of charming all, and it does not matter with the age. Flowers are the best medium to convey the emotions feelings, whether it is any remarkable anniversary, occasion or birthdays etc.

Our online flower gift shop, May Flower, brings you an enthralling collection of gifts. We at May Flower specialize in delivering fresh flowers to India on any memorable event. As a pioneer online portal for delivery of fresh flowers to India, May Flower aids you in selecting the best flowers varieties among the lot. We prefer and believe in helping our customers for selecting the gifts as per the important and memorable occasion. Send flowers to India and let these flowers sustain your feelings and emotions.

May Flower has wide collection of flowers with many different colors and types. Lilies, carnations, roses and orchids, decorated stylishly in bouquets and vase can be the great and wonderful present on any remarkable occasion. These flowers are beautifully hand-tied while some are decorated with multicolor ribbons. The green fillers appropriately balance the appearance of these varieties. Send fresh flowers to India and let these flowers bring an enjoyable blow for your beloved and dearest ones.

Send a bunch of fresh flowers to India and let this flower gift be a warm sign that would attract the heart and mind of your nearest and dearest ones. Collection of mixed carnations, roses and lilies will be the best and perfect gift for your beloved ones in India and all over the globe and world, on any occasion. The bunch of Gerberas arranged will make a gift, a great gift on any specific day. These elite Flowers to India will charm your dearest and nearest ones.

May Flower offers you to select the most unusual and exclusive arrangement of flowers. orchid`s divine collection or the luxury multi color basket of lilies will add decorating surrounding with an absorbing charm. Send these beautiful flowers to India and let the flowery mystery charm of your loved one.

Order flowers online and Gifts too in India on any special and memorable event will assist your wishes and hidden emotions of your soul. Excite the special and dearest one by delivering her/his an arrangement of beautiful flowers on his/her anniversary or birthday. The likes of carnations, gerberas, orchids or roses available in elite and special arrangements, will attract your dearest and nearest ones on these special and memorable occasions.

May Flower brings the most lovely and wonderful collection of flowers in pleasant arrangements of baskets. These flowers are not only beautiful and fresh but are the complete source of supreme prettiness and beauty in the nearby.

Rose Colors and their Significance

Rose Colors and their Significance

The meaning of Rose Colors

Roses have been around for about 32 million years and it’s too true that “The rose speaks of love silently, in a language known only to the heart.” Roses are especially romantic, but if you ever give roses to someone, do you select the color based on that person’s favorite color, or yours? Or do you select roses based on the meaning and symbolism of the rose color? After hopping around on the web, it’s a bit confusing when you consider the diversity of meanings that rose colors can symbolize. Maybe if you can’t afford real roses, then you can send someone special this wide variety, a rainbow of colored virtual roses..

Rainbow Rose

The Rainbow rose originally had the 7 colors of the rainbow, but now there are rainbow roses that are “tropical” with combinations of red/pink and yellow, and the ocean variant with combinations of green and blue. They are sometimes called happy roses or tie dye roses and while they don’t have a specific meaning like other color roses, in a quirky way it sort of combines all the symbolism of each color.

Red Rose

Romance, red rose, newspaper, and breakfast in bed. A single red rose says “I love you.”

Pink Rose

If you give a pink rose with no thorns, then it is supposed to mean that you have loved the person ever since you laid eyes on him or her, symbolizing love at first sight. If it has thorns, then a dark pink rose (or magenta or fuchsia) can mean appreciation, gratitude, or thank you.

Yellow Rose

Yellow roses can mean friendship and ‘I care’ as well as joy, gladness, delight, a ‘promise of a new beginning,’ welcome back, remember me, and even jealousy. Maybe you are supposed to guess which meaning the yellow rose the sender had in mind?

Blue Rose

Blue roses with water droplets. While not found like this in nature, a blue rose signifies the impossible, the unattainable.

White Rose

White roses as a bridal bouquet stands for happy love.

Red tiger stripe rose

A red tiger stripe rose. Meanings by the number: A single rose symbolizes utmost devotion. 6 roses are supposed to signify a need to be loved or cherished; 11 roses are meant assure the recipient they are truly and deeply loved. 13 roses are meant to indicate that the recipient has a secret admirer.

Pink Rose

Pink roses can mean appreciation, admiration, gentleness, grace, “thank you,” perfect happiness, and “please believe me.”

Purple Rose

A purple rose may mean enchantment or enthrallment to convey love at first sight. It can also mean opulence, glory and majesty.

White rose and strawberries

White rose and strawberries. Any single rose, no matter the color, might also mean gratitude or simplicity.

“The rose is a flower of love. The world has acclaimed it for centuries. Pink roses are for love hopeful and expectant. White roses are for love dead or forsaken, but the red roses, ah the red roses are for love triumphant,” ~ author unknown. Red roses come in many different shades that happen to change the meaning somewhat. Red roses overall can mean love, beauty, courage and respect, romantic love, congratulations, “I love you,” sincere love, respect, courage, passion and even “job well done.”

Coral rose

A coral rose symbolizes desire, passion.

Differing shades of pink roses convey different messages. Pink roses are generally given to those whom you want to show thankfulness, admiration, and happiness. Dark pink means appreciation and gratitude; light pink shows admiration and sympathy.

Orange rose

An orange rose means enthusiasm, desire or fascination.

Black rose

Black roses do not exist in nature, but a dark red or dark purple rose can be deepened to “black” by placing a dark rose in a vase of water mixed with black ink. Other roses can be blackened by other methods like burning. A black rose means death or farewell.

Light pink rose

Light pink roses can mean admiration, sympathy, gentleness, grace, gladness, joy and sweetness.

Yellow and white roses

Yellow and white roses combined symbolize harmony.

Roses that are yellow with a red tip mean friendship or falling in love. That difference could definitely send mixed signals . . . give one to your best friend and he or she might wonder if you are falling in love with them?

Peach roses can mean appreciation, closing the deal, let’s get together, sincerity, gratitude.

The combination of white roses and red roses symbolizes unity or an engagement.

Two roses that are entwined, regardless of color, mean “Marry me.”
Other Messages / Meanings For Different Combination of Roses

Delicate and Beautiful, the rose is the principal messenger of love.
A single rose denotes “I still Love you”
Two Roses of any color taped or wired together signify a commitment or forthcoming marriage.
In general, pale-colored roses signify friendship.
12 Roses – Gratitude
25 Roses – Congratulations
50 Roses – Unconditional Love

With roses and flowers there are no limitations as to what can be expressed. The colors and aromas of the different types of roses all have their unique place the history of human expression.

Knowing the specific meaning of a rose only enhances the experience of sending and receiving rose and flower bouquets.

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Flowers Follow Feelings

Flowers Follow Feelings

Flowers Follow Feelings

No doubt, flowers follow feelings. They carry your love to those away from you in the corporal world, but very near to your soul. That’s why they are always reckoned as an ideal gift to convey the right message to your soul mates. Whether it’s a birthday, wedding ceremony, valentine, anniversary, parents’ day or any other special occasion, you can convey your love and feelings to those that matter in your life.

Time comes when it becomes difficult for us to decide a nice gift for someone that we love. We want to say out all our love and feelings, but don’t know how to convey these feelings to that person. More often, flowers come to our rescue in such occasions and provide us with a nice way to express all that we can’t express in one thousand words. Care, gratitude, love, appreciation or is there any emotion (apart from hate) that can’t be expressed with flowers? I don’t think there’s any such feeling as flowers can’t convey. So no doubt, flowers serve as your best friend when you want to say big things without uttering even a single word.

However, sometimes it becomes difficult for us to decide about what method to be used to send o send flowers to our loved ones on their big occasions especially when we are away from them. Just like many other walks of life, the www. has brought loads of comfort and ease in the lives of the internet users, and now they scan end flowers to their near and dear ones just with a few clicks. So whether you want to send flowers to India or any other part of the world, just a few clicks can work and you are able to convey your love and feelings to your near and dear ones without any hurdle.

The www. is replete with online shops that can send flowers to your loved ones in almost all parts of the world. In fact, most of these online florists are a part of a greater network and that’s why they can send your flowers in almost every city and town across the globe. So if you want to be with your loved in any part of the world, you can send them flower to tell them about your love for them. So next time you wouldn’t be in any difficulty to send flowers to India or any other country in the world as these online sources will make things a real breeze for your flowers.

If you want to send flowers in any part of India, May Flower is a leading online florist that offers online flower delivery service to send flowers anywhere in India.

Flower Of the Month – October

Flower Of the Month – October

The October Birth Flower is the Calendula (Marigold)

There are specific flowers which are traditionally given according to the month that a person is born. The History and traditions surrounding the October Birth Flower, the Calendula (Marigold) is fascinating. There are many myths and legends about the origins of this tradition. It is believed that birthday celebrations originated in the Roman Empire and the origins of birth month flowers, such as the Calendula (Marigold), could be said to date back to these times. During Roman birthday celebrations family and friends offered congratulations and brought gifts. The gifts included gemstone jewelry, such as the Opal, and also flowers – the first traditions and origins of the October Birth Flower.

The language of flowers developed during the highly conservative period of the Victorian era. The Victorians were strongly restricted by the rules of etiquette when it was considered totally inappropriate to express feelings of love or affection. The “Language of Flowers” therefore evolved when a message was assigned to specific flower such as the Calendula (Marigold). A lover could then send flowers which conveyed a hidden romantic meaning.The meaning of the October Birth Flower, the Calendula (Marigold) symbolizes sorrow or sympathy.The hidden message of the Birth Flower, the Calendula, so favored during the Victorian era was “My thoughts are with you”.

Colors of the Calendula (Marigold)

The colors of the October Birth Flower, the Calendula (Marigold), include Yellow, OrangeAll over the World people give Birth Month Flowers as gifts to celebrate special occasions or events. Flowers, such as the Calendula (Marigold), are always given to celebrate the birth of a new baby and included in wedding flowers or a wedding bouquet. Many people also like to give October Birth Flower, including the Calendula (Marigold), to celebrate special events at different times and months of the year and especially during holiday periods. Knowing the flowers which are associated with the October Birth Flower and their meaning adds to the significance of the flowers. The special events where it would be appropriate to give the October Birth Flower, the Calendula (Marigold) are as follows:

Celebrate Hallowen and Colobus Day by Calendula (Marigold)

Month of October Flowers, the Calendula (Marigold), to celebrate Halloween on October 31 and Colobus Day on October 13. The October Birth Flower, the Marigold is called the Calendula as the word means the first day of the month, referring to the fact that the marigold blooms at the beginning of the month throughout most months of the year.

Throughout India, the Indian variety Marigold is very famous for all sorts of Puja’s, Wedding Decorations and Torans for any auspicious occasion and celebration.

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Belgium Flower Carpet

Belgium Flower Carpet

Belgium Flower Carpet

Every two years since the 1970s, gardeners and volunteers in Belgium have merged the decorative arts and grand, historic architecture by squishing together hundreds of thousands of begonia flowers to make a “live” rug in the middle of Brussels’ Grand-Place, the city’s central plaza.

Officially, the first Floral Carpet as its present-day form was created in 1971 on the Grand-Place by the landscape architect E. Stautemans, but, in fact, it was the culmination of a whole series created in various towns in Flanders.
E. Stautemans, who was born in Zottegem, and graduated from the Ghent Horticultural College, had been experimenting since the early 50′s making simple small carpets, more like rugs, mainly consisting of begonias (in Knokke, Oudenaarde, Sint-Niklaas, Lille…).

He very quickly realised that floral carpets would be an excellent vehicle for the promotion of his beloved begonias which he had always worked with, both technically, economically and aesthetically.

After years of attempts and calculations, this architect, who was inventive and imaginative, and knew how to make the most of the numerous resources of begonias, became an expert in the creation of superb floral carpets with sophisticated colors and complicated designs.

His fame spread and he was asked to make carpets not only in Belgium (Ghent, Bruges, Antwerp, Ypres, Courtrai, Hasselt, Tongres, Mons, Durbuy, …) but worldwide (Cologne, Hamburg, Luxemburg, Paris, London, Breda, Amsterdam, The Hague, Vienna, Valencia, and as far afield as Buenos Aires and Colombus, Ohio).
Some of these carpets were bigger than the ones created in Brussels (77 x 24 m), like the 1973 masterpiece at Sint-Pietersplein, Ghent that reached a gigantic 164 x 42 m.

However, as E. Stautemas himself says, “Nowhere is the carpet more beautiful and distinguished than in the unique, ancient surroundings of the Grand-Place in Brussels”

Planning for the Flower Carpet Festival begins a year out, but thanks to hundreds of volunteers, the actual laying down of the carpet—with each flower placed by hand—takes only about four hours. So how many begonias are there? Well, to keep the carpet from scattering away with the wind, each bloom is packed in snugly, with about 300 begonias per square meter—so that’s about 750,000 flowers for the whole rug. It all started with a landscape architect (and veritable begonia devout) in 1971, and ultimately grew into a traveling exhibition; flower carpets have been rolled out in Paris, London, Amsterdam, Vienna, and Buenos Aires. Above: 2010’s carpet, meant to honor the appointment of a Belgian, Herman Van Rompuy, as president of the European Union’s European Council. The EU logo is visible in the middle, and in the carpet’s corners are images of Saint Michael striking down a dragon, apparently a symbol of Belgian strength and protection.

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Images of Belgium Flower Carpet

Send Flowers to Boost Up The Spirit Of Life

Send Flowers to Boost Up The Spirit Of Life

Send flowers to India to Boost up the Spirit of Life

Flowers are the important spirit of life and identity of the nature. Flowers are granted with the quality of willingness to impose the people, follow them. They at once bring shine of happiness on the faces of those who receive them. Flowers are the basic part of any mark occasion and important ceremony. Whether it a cultural celebration, or a family get-together, flowers dominate and seize some of the best moments and thoughts of the people who receive them. We here, at May Flower know that what types of strong feelings are attached with flowers. Many people from all across the world send flowers to India to their nearest ones. It’s our standard to deliver the fresh flowers on right time for the feast.

Originate your thinking to the right place by using our online services:

Our online florist company provides you the services to send flowers to India for every sort of event important for you like, for birthday, for congratulations, for love and sympathy as well. Our network is expanding to almost all destinations across India. It was never easy for you to send flowers to India online before this. If you still find yourself in difficulty, “How far is it possible to send flowers to India to your dearest ones?” then don’t worry, you just need to originate your mind to the right place. May Flower is a perfect online delivery service that makes possible your flowers to be delivered in time when you want them to present to somebody. That’s absolutely right; you can send flowers to India on any particular day. The flowers are handed over to recipient fresh, by means of our fast network of delivery, situated near the recipient’s place thus; the fresh flowers will be delivered fresh to your dear ones.

Send flowers to India with unique styles and arrangements:

We have some unique types of flowers such as roses, gerberas, orchids, etc which will surely inspire the people who accept them. Moreover we have top quality flowers, and we have shaped enormous flower-arrangements which will be received and loved by the recipient. Special bouquets styles and arrangements is our specialty.” Flowers in a vase” and flower baskets also give you an opportunity to win the hearts of your loved ones. We also have a wide network of delivery which helps people to send flowers to India with in 24 hours. Under a specified time, if you place your order flowers online with us, we will be able to deliver flowers to your loved ones today itself.

Get Appreciation from your dearest ones by sending flowers to India:

If you are miles off from your dearest ones in India, then sending them flowers will be admitted and appreciated gladly. So, on every important occasion you always worry, “How far is it possible to send flowers to India?” don’t be frustrated. We at May Flower are just there to provide you our services. When your dearest ones receive beautiful flowers which are sent to them by you, you will surely get an instant response and connection with them and you will find your dearest ones closer to you. If you have some intentions to send flowers to in India today to your nearest ones today, then visit our site we have provided a complete list of cities and we will deliver your flowers to those cities on the same day but orders should be before the closing time. We provide customer assistance to our customers and latest updates about the delivery-status of your gifts. You may rely upon our services, whenever you want to send flowers to India by using our services, flowers will be delivered within the specified time for the celebrations.

You can get further information that how to send flowers to India by visiting our site. The site’s first objective is to connect the global non resident Indians living outside by enabling them to send flowers to india on different occasions.

Ganesh Chaturthi Flowers

Ganesh Chaturthi Flowers

Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesha Chaturthi is the Hindu festival celebrated on the birthday (rebirth) of Lord Ganesha, the son of Shiva and Parvati.

It is believed that Lord Ganesh bestows his presence on earth for all his devotees during this festival. It is the day Shiva declared his son Ganesha as superior to all the gods, barring Vishnu, Lakshmi, Shiva and Parvati. Ganesha is widely worshipped as the god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune and traditionally invoked at the beginning of any new venture or at the start of travel. The festival, also known as Ganeshutsav (“festival of Ganesha”) is observed in the Hindu calendar month of Bhaadrapada, starting on the shukla chaturthi (fourth day of the waxing moon period). The date usually falls between 19 August and 20 September. The festival lasts for 10 days, ending on Anant Chaturdashi (fourteenth day of the waxing moon period).

While celebrated all over India, it is most elaborate in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Odisha and Chhattisgarh. Outside India, it is celebrated widely in Nepal and by Hindus in the United States, Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Burma, Fiji, Trinidad & Tobago, and Guyana.

Traditional stories tell that Lord Ganesha was created by goddess Parvathi, consort of Lord Shiva. Parvati created Ganesha out of sandalwood paste that she used for her bath and breathed life into the figure. She then set him to stand guard at her door while she bathed. Lord Shiva returned and, as Ganesha didn’t know him, he didn’t allow him to enter. Lord Shiva became enraged and asked his follower ghosts to teach the child some manners. Ganesha was very powerful, being born of Parvati, the embodiment of shakti (or power). He defeated the ghost-followers (called “Ghana”s) and declared nobody was allowed to enter while his mother was bathing. The sage of heavens, Narada, along with the Saptarshi (the seven wise rishis) sensed a growing turmoil and went to appease the boy with no results. Angered, the king of Gods, Indra attacked the boy with his entire heavenly army but even they didn’t stand a chance. By then, this issue had become a matter of pride for Parvathi and Shiva.

After the devas were defeated, the trinity, the controller, preserver and destroyer of the universe launched an attack against Ganesha. Amidst the fighting, Shiva severed the head of the child. And brought on Parvathi’s rage. Seeing her son dead, Parvathi revealed her true self, as the Adi-shakti, the prime energy that fuels the universe and sustains matter. Taking on a terrible form, she vowed to destroy the universe where her son was killed and re-create a better one. The Gods prostrated before her and Shiva promised that her son will live again. The trinity hunted the world for a head and came across a mother elephant crying for her dead baby. They consoled the mother and fixed the head of the baby elephant in place of Ganesha’s head. Lord Shiva also declared that from this day, the boy would be called as “Ganesha” (Gana-Isha : lord of the Ganas). In this way, Lord Ganesha came to be depicted as the elephant-headed God.

According to the Linga Purana, Ganesha was created by Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati at the request of the Devas for being a Vighnakartaa (obstacle-creator) in the path of Rakshasas, and a Vighnahartaa (obstacle-averter) to help the Devas achieve fruits of their hard work.

Across India scores of pandals are decorated for Ganpati festival. Flowers being the main product of the decoation. Roses, Gerberas, Orchids are the most common used flowers for this decoration. Flower decoration for these 10 days go into lakhs of rupees at certain locations where the Idols are over 20 – 30 ft tall.

We at May Flower do a lot of decoration for Ganpati Festival. Beside online flower delivery service to our customer, we also do some pandals at no charge as a way of an offering to the God. Decorations include trucks, cars, raths that carry Ganpati for Visarjan. Some of our decoration pictures can be found at the bottom of this article.

Images of Ganpati Festival decorations

Lalbagh Flower Show 2013 Bangalore

Lalbagh Flower Show 2013 Bangalore

Lalbagh Flower Show 2013, Bangalore

Every year on Independence Day and Republic day, flower shows are organized at the Lal Bagh Botanical Garden. The event is jointly organised by Department of Horticulture and Mysore Horticulture Society., this flower show has been one of the most awaited events in the Garden City. Exhibition spreads across the garden. Main attractions are placed inside the Glass House. A vertical, 17-feet-high garden with more than 5,000 plants is one of the highlights.

A vertical garden bedecked with more than 5,000 plants will be on display at the lawn area of Lalbagh. The other major attractions include a 13-foot floral boat, floral pots, demonstration of roof garden concept and Bonsai plants. The vertical garden will measure 40 feet in length and 17 feet in height.

Flowers are the most important part of puja/worship depicts the traditional “Kalasha” and an Ugra Narasimha Statue. Our horticulturists from the Lalbagh HOPCOMS have made a Rainbow using the vibrant colours. Hundreds of orchids, zinnia, nastardium, chrysantamums, daisies, marigold, cacti, fuchsia, jasmine, geranium single roses, dahlias, etc species of flowers are to be viewed.

A 13-feet-long floral boat full of roses is yet another attraction. For all the nine days, this will use up 2 lakh roses. 780 participantsparticipated in Bonsai, Ikebana, Indian floral art and vegetable carving competitions. Vegetable exhibition had been set up by Horticulture Department of HAL and BBMP.

A walk down the road behind Glass House, you will find stalls for wooden toys, jute bags, flower and vegetable seeds, tool kits for gardening etc.

There were stalls from which you can purchase seeds of fruits and flowers. There were not many fruits to display this year. A floral carpet was the baseline for this show which showed different kinds, varieties, groups and textures of flowers(No you cant walk on this)

There were nurseries outside Lalbagh, which sell flower plants, pots, manure, mud etc. A good time to visit was in the morning so that you can actually observe flowers. If you choose to go in the evenings, there was a lot of rush, and you will end up counting heads instead of watching flowers!

All in all a super success. Looking forward to what 2014 has to offer!

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Images of Lalbagh Flower Show 2013, Bangalore




Flower Of the Month – September

Flower Of the Month – September

The September Birth Flower is the Aster

The History and traditions surrounding the September Birth Flower, the Aster is fascinating. There are many myths and legends about the origins of this tradition. It is believed that birthday celebrations originated in the Roman Empire and the origins of birth month flowers, such as the Aster, could be said to date back to these times. During Roman birthday celebrations family and friends offered congratulations and brought gifts. The gifts included gemstone jewellery, such as the Sapphire, and also flowers – the first traditions and origins of the September Birth Flower.

The language of flowers developed during the highly conservative period of the Victorian era. The Victorians were strongly restricted by the rules of etiquette when it was considered totally inappropriate to express feelings of love or affection. The “Language of Flowers” therefore evolved when a message was assigned to specific flower such as the Aster. A lover could then send flowers which conveyed a hidden romantic meaning.

The meaning of the September Birth Flower, the Aster is Love, Faith, Wisdom and symbolizes Valor. The hidden message of the Birth Flower, the aster, so favored during the Victorian era was “Take care of yourself for me”.The colors of the September Birth Flower, the Aster, include the following Pink,Red,White,Lilac,Mauve.

All over the World people give Birth Month Flowers as gifts to celebrate special occasions or events. Flowers, such as the Aster, are always given to celebrate the birth of a new baby and included in wedding flowers or a wedding bouquet. Many people also like to give September Birth Flower, including the Aster, to celebrate special events at different times and months of the year and especially during holiday periods. Knowing the flowers which are associated with the September Birth Flower and their meaning adds to the significance of the flowers.

The special events where it would be appropriate to give the September Birth Flower, the Aster are as follows:

Month of September, the Aster or Morning Glory, to commemorate Patriot Day on 9/11 and celebrate Teacher’s Day on September 4 and Grandparent’s Day on the first Sunday after Labor Day on Sept 1

For Asters and many such flowers do visit us at May Flower and order flowers online.