In the 1920s, all colors and varieties of hibiscus were selected to represent the territory of Hawaii. When Hawaii became a state in 1959, many of the state’s symbols were elected by the first state legislature to remain as the symbols of the state. This was true of the hibiscus. However, in 1988, the general [...]
Archive for February, 2010
Some Yellow Hibiscus – Hawaii State Flower – Pictures from the Internet.
In 1907, thousands of women asked the state government to name the mountain laurel as the state flower of Connecticut. There was initial resistance, but after an impressive campaign by the women, the Connecticut government named the mountain laurel the state flower. The bright colors and rich scent of the mountain laurel are distinct and [...]
Some Mountain Laurel – Connecticut State Flower Pictures from the Internet
It is rumored that the lush tropical lands of Thailand contain more varieties of flowers than all of Europe, although many of these flowers are undocumented formally and have not been cataloged. This hasn’t kept Thailand from enjoying the green beauty of its natural areas spotted with all manners of flowers. The National Flower of [...]
Some Ratchaphruek – Thailand National Flower – Pictures from the Internet
A wildly luscious flower represents one of the most intriguing Central American countries. Belize is a tropical country full of rich experiences and sensuality. The national flower of Belize embodies this spirit of freedom and seduction – the black orchid is a stunning blossom perfectly suited to the country of life-changing experiences. The National Flower [...]
Some Black Orchid – Belize National Flower – Pictures from the Internet.