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The sweet and delicate scent of peony with rich buds is the most popular flowers (among other gorgeous flower types) for May. Peonies adorns numerous courtyards and is a beautiful decoration within homes and homes. Peonies are a good choice of flowers for a vase.
For the past few seasons (with the rise in popularity of Pinterest (www.pinterest.com) and Instagram, http://www.instagram.com ), peonies have been booming and are a favorite in the homes of numerous bloggers and trendsetters. They are extremely photogenic and will fit into just about any interior (no matter the style of decoration) and bring in a dose of spring cheerfulness and sophistication.
Peony season begins in May and lasts until mid-June. When buying peonies, choose in buds because they last longer. Peonies in a vase last up to five days. It is important to change the water in the vase at least every other day. Put a sugar cube in a vase of water to put peonies in. The peonies originate from Asia, where they are mentioned as early as the 7th century. Over time, they spread to Europe and America. Peony colors are all shades of pink and subtle white. There are more than 30 different types of peonies.
The Latin name for peonies is Paeonia (from Greek mythology by Peon – god of medicine). Some peonies are medicinal. They are used to treat many ailments. Some peoples believe that peonies drive evil spirits. They symbolize happiness, wealth, beauty and love. Therefore peonies are a common decoration for wedding bouquets, as they are part of the decoration on the wedding tables. You can grow peonies in gardens. They grow in the bush. Their cultivation does not require much effort. Planting begins in late summer and early fall. They grow best in sunny or partially shaded areas. Peonies love moist soil.
Lilacs are popular shrubs in parks and gardens in the temperate zone. The term French lilac is often used for the modern two-flowering cultivars that exist thanks to the work of breeder Victor Lemoine.
Lilac (Lat. Syringa) is a genus of 20-25 species of flowering plants in the olive family (Oleaceae), distributed in Europe and Asia.
Deciduous shrubs or small trees are lilac. They are 2 to 10 meters high, with trees 20–30 cm in diameter. The leaves are set opposite (occasionally in vertebrae of trees). Their leaf shape is simple and heart-shaped to broadly spear-shaped in many species (pinnate-shaped in several species, eg S. protolaciniata, S. Pinnatifolia). They bloom in the spring. Each flower is 5-10 mm in diameter. The wreath is four petals and a narrow tube 5–20 mm long. They are two-sexed, with stamens and stigma in each flower. The flowers are purple (often light purple or lilac) or white, light yellow and pink specimens. There are specimens in the color of dark burgundy. The flowers grow in large necks. Some species have a strong odor. Flowering periods range from mid-spring to early summer (depending on the species). The fruit is a dry and brown capsule. When ripe it splits in half and yields two winged seeds. The genus is most similar to the genus Ligustrum (Swordfish), classified in the family Oleaceae and subfamily Ligustrinae.
Lilacs are used as food for larvae of some butterflies.
Lilacs blossom on an old tree. They give more flowers if they are not trimmed. If the plant is pruned, it responds with the creation of fast-growing young, flowering, vegetative plants. In an attempt to restore the branches removed, pruned lilac often produces several without flowers for one, 5 or more years (before these growths divide properly and begin to flower). Uncircumcised lilacs bloom reliably every year. It is a misconception that lilacs should be properly trimmed. Pruning should be done right after the lilac flowers (before flower buds are formed for next year). Lilacs grow better with a little alkaline salt.
Lilac bushes may be prone to waking, due to poor air circulation. Lilac trees have narrow ages. It is diffusely porous, extremely heavy and one of the thickest in Europe. Soap is usually cream in color. The core contains different shades of brown and purple. Lilac wood is used for engraving, musical instruments, knife handles, etc. When dried, the wood can be bent as twisted material, and split into narrow sticks. Common lilac wood is even heavier than Syringa josikaea.
Lilacs symbolize love. In Greece, Lebanon and Cyprus, they are strongly associated with Easter because they are in bloom then.
Syringa vulgaris is a flower of the state of New Hampshire (United States of America) because it is “emblematic of this strong character of Granite State men and women.” Lilac is the flower of the US state of Idaho. Several locations throughout North America host the annual Lilac Festival. The longest festival is in Rochester (New York). It is held at Highland Park, where it has the most lilac species. The famous and famous weekly lilac festival and the Lilac Parade each June is held in Mackinac Island (Michigan).
Spokane, Washington, is known as the “City of Lilacs.” The Lilac Festival and Parade is also held once a year. Called “The Lilac Village,” Illinois also hosts the annual Lilac Festival and Parade in May. There is a lilac park in the village (Lilacia Park). It’s a garden of over 200 types of lilacs and over 50 types of tulips. Every May, the Arnold Arboretum in Boston, Massachusetts celebrates “Lilac Sunday.” The arboretum shows its collection of over 422 lilacs (of 194 different types). It’s the only day of the year when a picnic is allowed at the Arboretum.