Flower of the Month

June Flower of the Month – Rose

June Flower of the Month – Rose

What’s in a Name: some say the genus name of Rosa is derived from the Celtic rhos or rhod (meaning red) others from a Roman beauty named Rhodanthe History: The most popular story of the rose’s origin centers around a beautiful Roman woman named Rhodanthe, who traveled... Read more
Flower of the Month – May Lily of the Valley

Flower of the Month – May Lily of the Valley

What’s in a Name: Christians associated Lily of The Valley with the tears of Mary in the valley of the cross, as reflected in both its genus and most popular common name. The genus name of Convallaria comes from the Latin convallis, meaning valley. Other common names... Read more