Tag: crone

The Sunflower’s Journey

The giant sunflowers are the matriarchs of my garden for sure.   And I daresay, they are an archetype of a flower’s journey for the entire flowering world because they are so very BIG.  Bigger than life, so strong and bold and prolific, bringing joy… Continue Reading “The Sunflower’s Journey”

Magnolia – Ancient Crone of Flowers

The magnolia flower is OLD.  I mean really OLD.  She is thought to be one of the “most primitive” of the flowering plant families, with fossilized specimens around 95 MILLION years old, and origins likely 140 million to 250 million years ago.  These flowers… Continue Reading “Magnolia – Ancient Crone of Flowers”