Carnation

The Carnation is a widely popular flower throughout the world for its beauty and arrangement of color. The Carnation otherwise known as Dianthus caryophyllus, is thought to be from the Mediterranean but it is not known due to its extreme cultivation by humans over 2,000 years.

The Carnation is very similar to other flowers and begins to bloom in the Spring months, usually around May. However, regular cutting of the head of the Carnation can continue its growth into the summer months by releasing new buds. Many people believe that the Carnations spectrum of colors was human done, but this is actually its natural colors! Be ready to celebrate the Carnation in the coming months as January 29th is national Carnation day.

Daisies

The Daisy or otherwise known as Bellis perennis, are some of the easiest flowers to grow. Sometimes covering an entire lawn, these flowers have a yellow center which is a bunch of smaller flowers called disc florets. Disc florets are used for reproduction and are numerous in many rayless plants.

Daisies are not just pretty to look at and complement other flowers, however. Daisies are actually known for some of their medicinal purposes. parts of the Daisy are known for slowing bleeding, soothing coughs, and relieving indigestion. The best part about these flowers is their diversity in color. They can range in so many different colors it is sometimes hard to believe (yellow, orange, red, rose, crimson, and purple)