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Flower Facts


Did you know that lifejackets used to be filled with sunflower stems?

This is just one of the thousands of fascinating facts in our Flower Factfiles database. It is packed with information ranging from expected vase life to interesting facts on herbalism and health, hidden meanings and ancient rituals, mythology and tradition, care tips, origins, history, and even how to pronounce some of those Latin names. It's all here!

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Did you know the botanical name for sunflower is helianthus?
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