When the United Nations met for the first time after World War II, each of the 50 members found one blossom of this symbolic rose in their hotel room.
Heirloom plants and flowers have historical significance because of their seeds are handed down across successive generations of gardeners.
Yellow celandine poppies are a good addition to a garden for their attractive cup-shaped flowers and grey-green foliage.
William Shakespeare was inspired by plants and flowers when writing his famous plays. His writing is filled with botanical metaphors.