- 1. The world’s oldest living rose is believed to be 1,000 years old. …
- 2. The world’s most expensive rose is a 2006 variety by famed rose breeder 3.David Austin that was christened Juliet. …
- 4. Out of all colors, there are no black roses. …
- 5. There are over 100 species of the Rose.
- 6. The rose also grows into a fruit.
- 7. Lowers did not always exist; they first appeared 140 million years ago. …
- 8. Several centuries ago in Holland, tulips were more valuable than gold.
- 9. Broccoli is actually a flower.
- 10. Some plants such as orchids do not need soil to grow-they get all of their 11. nutrients from the air.
- 12. Flowers are impactful, beautiful and full of awesome flower facts. …
- 13. Get Your With Gerbera Daisies. …
- 14. Roses Are Related To Fruit & Almonds. …
- 15. Tulips Bulbs Were Used As Food Source. …
- 16. Hydrangeas’ Soil Determines Its Flower Color. …
- 17. Queen Victoria Was A Flower Trendsetter. …
- 18. Sunflowers Saved Lives.
- 19. The first spring flowers are typically dandelions, daffodils, lilacs, lilies, iris and tulips to name a few.
- 20. For the Japanese, the opening of the cherry blossom, Japan’s nationalflower, in March or April signals the start of spring. As it stays light for longer in spring, birds know it is time to find a mate.
- 21. Spring is one of the four conventional temperate seasons, following winter and preceding summer.
22. There are various technical definitions of spring, but local usage of the term varies according to local climate, cultures and customs.
23. When it is spring in the Northern Hemisphere, it will be autumn in the Southern Hemisphere.
24. In the Northern Hemisphere Spring lasts from the Vernal Equinox (varying between 19 and 21 March) to the Summer Solstice (around 21 June).
- 24. In the Southern Hemisphere, springtime lasts from August until November.
25. The 1st day of spring 2020 in Northern Hemisphere will be on Friday, March 20th.
- 26. And the last day of spring equinox 2020 will be on Saturday, June 20th.
27. The reason the equinoxes and solstices don’t always come on the same day is that Earth doesn’t circle the sun in exactly 365 days.
28. The first day of spring, the vernal equinox, has 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness.
- 29. The term vernal is Latin for “spring” and equinox is Latin for “equal night“.
30. In spring, the Earth’s axis is tilted toward the sun, increasing the number of daylight hours and bringing warmer weather.
31. Before Spring was called Spring, it was called Lent in Old English. Starting in the 14th century, that time of year was called “springing time”—a reference to plants “springing” from the ground.
- 32. In the 15th century this got shortened to “spring-time,” and then further shortened in the 16th century to just “spring.”
33. Many trees, flowers, plants and bulbs begin to grow during the Spring because of ample availability of water, light, warmth and soil (compost).
35. For the Japanese, the opening of the cherry blossom, Japan’s national flower, in March or April signals the start of spring.
36. As it stays light for longer in spring, birds know it is time to find a mate. They do this by singing to each other.
37. Most wild herbivores (plant eaters), who live in season parts of the world, have babies in the early spring. ]
- 38. This give the babies the best chance of growing large, strong, and putting on some fat before winter.
- 39. Many early peoples celebrated spring for the basic reason that their food supplies would soon be restored