Painting flowers with the World Painting by Numbers [Curiosities]
The flowers and plants are charming! They make beautiful decorations, brighten up the environment and are responsible for providing a unique perfume in the four corners of the house. That is why paintings by numbers of plants are so loved. Check out the most popular canvases in the world of painting by numbers and the curiosities of each one.
Hortencias appeared in China, were very prestigious in Europe, mainly in France, where it was taken in 1771, by the French botanist Philibert Commerson, who named it Hortense in honor of Hortense Lepante, wife of a friend of his.
The sunflower is one of those plants that can evoke a feeling of positivity, largely because of its large yellow flowers. In addition to a stunning look, this plant provides healthy snacks, an extremely useful oil and seeds rich in nutrients that are used even by birds.
Sunflower is native to North America, being cultivated since the middle of 3000 BC, when it was used in the production of food, medicine, dyes and oils.
Tsar Pedro I of Russia was so fascinated with the sunflowers that he saw it during a trip to Holland that he decided to take some to his country.
The world record for the highest sunflower in the world was established in 2014. The plant with a height of more than 8 meters was cultivated by Hans-Peter Schiffer, in Germany.
In 2012, American astronaut Don Pettit took sunflower seeds to the International Space Station to study the plant's gardening process.
Exuding freshness, happiness and innocence, daisies are one of the best known flowers in the world, illuminating fields, landscapes and gardens.Although they originated in Europe and temperate regions of Asia, daisies were eventually introduced in Australia and North America.
They are now found on all continents except Antarctica. Its abundance is also partly due to its adaptive nature. Daisies can grow in both wet and dry climates and in sunny or shaded areas.
The name "daisy" comes from the old English phrase "Daes eage", which means "eye of the day". This name reflects how these flowers close their petals at night and reopen them at dawn.
Bees have a thing for daisies. Shasta daisies are specifically one of your favorite flowers to pollinate. The flat shape of the flowers is especially attractive to bees because there is plenty of space to land in the yellow center to collect pollen and nectar.
Roses are believed to be very, very old flowers. It is at least what the fossils, aged approximately 35 million years old, understand.
Roses began to be cultivated in Asia about 5,000 years ago.
There are around 100 species of roses, in addition to thousands of varieties and hybrids.
The rose has a very strong symbolism in different cultures. For the ancient Greeks, it symbolized the goddess Aphrodite; for Catholic Christians, it is the symbol of Mary, mother of Jesus. In politics, the rose represents socialism.
The dynastic struggles for the throne of England, which occurred in the 15th century, entered history as the War of the Roses. The white rose symbolized the Yorks, and the red rose was represented in Lancaster's home.
Camellia became the official flower of the state of Alabama in 1959.
Camellia japónica is one of the most popular species of camellia and is also known in Japan as the tsubaki flower.
There are over 40,000 camellia cultivars cataloged.
Camélia is always associated with deep love and overwhelming passion, as it was the inspiring flower of the novel A Dama das Camélias, by Alexandre Dumas Filho, published in 1848.
Camellias, although many are unaware, come in different flower shapes according to their variety.
They are found in eastern and southern Asia, from the Himalayas to eastern Japan and Indonesia. There are about 20,000 camellias named in cultivation.
Known as the tea camellia, Camellia sinensis is used to make most green and black teas. The leaves and petals of the camellia plant are dry and are known for their high levels of caffeine. Both types of black or green tea should only be consumed under the guidance of a herbalist.
Incredible isn't it? Whenever we think we know a lot about flowers and plants we find that we still have a lot to know.
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