Greek frescoes from the second millennium B.C. show what is believed to be the earliest known representation of a rose.
Since earliest times, the cone flower has been used for medicinal purposes.
Many flowering plants were first cultivated because they were useful rather than decorative.
There are many stories and legends about its magic and purifying power.
Everything you could ever want to know about the crocus... on this Focus on the Flowers.
Even though winter is ambivalent about exiting spring is in the wings, impatient to have her flowers center stage in our gardens.