5 Amazing Facts You Didn’t Know About Flowers

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Flowers are impactful, they make a statement and create a meaningful bond with people expressing emotions, marking important days or just for the sake of being lovely. No other interior décor can match the beauty, vivacity, and richness of natural colors like flowers, regardless of their size, shape, type or color.

            Besides for décor and their uplifting mood, there are other reasons to love flowers, other things to learn a lot about them. Here are 7 flower facts that will make you appreciate your green friends at home even more:

Gerbera Daisies Promote a Good Night Sleep

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With their powerful toxin-absorbing properties, Gerbera Daisies are known to purify the air and emit oxygen more efficient than any other flower. In studies with people who suffer sleep apnea, this has proven to be very useful. So if you are one of those people who have trouble falling asleep easily at night, place some gerbera daisies next to your bed tonight, and thank us in the morning

Roses Are Much More Than Flowers

We all admire roses. We mark special days and occasions with a rich bouquet of red roses and always enjoy watching them in a vase on the table. If you are a loyal Roses fan then you might be interested to know few more things about these lovely flowers. Namely, roses fall into the category of apples, raspberries, cherries, peaches, plums, nectarines, pears and almonds. The reason for this categorization is the presence of rose hips inside some roses, and rose hips are known as berry fruit. So next time you see Rose hip jellies or teas, know where they come from and don’t hesitate to grab them since they are packed with Vitamin C.

Would You Eat Tulips Bulbs?

Well, now with all the abundance of food present around us, probably not, however people during the food scarcity of the World War II used these flowers regularly as a source of food. Tulips Bulbs are described as not tasty, tasting terrible, in fact, however, when they had no choice, Tulips Bulbs were on the menu in place of onions even in order to keep the hunger at bay.

Broccoli Belongs To The Flower Family

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This veggie is packed with too many vitamins to be considered a flower, and probably you’ve never thought of Broccoli as a flower, neither you have seen a florist shop displaying broccoli in their window. Well, while there is a great benefit of consuming this vegetable as food, Broccoli is indeed a flower that is harvested before its flower buds fully open. This is why you’ve never seen its true look and you only use it as a vegetable.

Hydrangeas’ Change Color Depending On The Soil

Hydrangeas are types of flowers that largely depend on their environment. Which flower doesn’t, right? Well with Hydrangeas’ it’s even more obvious because their color is completely dependent on the type of soil you plant them in. For instance, if you plant this flower in too alkaline soil your Hydrangeas will be pink. So next time choose wisely.