7 Facts About Flowers

7 Facts About Flowers

26 October, 2021

Flowers are a symbol of love, beauty, and a gift of nature! Since ancient times, flowers have played a special role and importance in human life.


Here are 15 interesting facts about flowers.


Hydrangea color depends on soil pH(acidity). Blue hydrangeas will grow at soil pH below 5.5, pink hydrangeas will grow at pH(acidity) 6.5 or higher, and hydrangeas will turn purple between 5.5 and 6.5.


Tulips were more expensive than gold in the Netherlands.


Bamboo releases more than 30% oxygen into the atmosphere and absorbs more carbon dioxide than other plants. So bamboo significantly reduces the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and purifies the air.


There are flowers that smell like chocolate.


In many countries flowers are used in cooking, for example, the Chinese consider the lily bulb to be completely edible, and lotus roots are used to make flour and soup.


Cigarettes are made from a flower called Nicotia.


Roses are used to make jams, jellies, and teas.