Did Flowers Bloom More Than 50 Million Years Earlier Than We Thought?

Lone violet growing in dirt - Did flowers bloom more than 50 million years earlier than we thought?

Scientists have described a fossil plant species that suggests flowers bloomed in the Early Jurassic, more than 174 million years ago, according to new research in the open-access journal eLife. Before now, angiosperms (flowering plants) were thought to have a history of no more than 130 million years. The discovery of the novel flower species, … Read moreDid Flowers Bloom More Than 50 Million Years Earlier Than We Thought?

Tips for Ordering Bulk Flowers

Florists seeking to order bulk flowers are always interested in new sources for flowers. After all, new sources may offer access to new growers with better variety, selection and quality. Tips for buying bulk flowers online Have your commercial resale information ready to receive the best discount. In the United States, your retail resale certificate … Read moreTips for Ordering Bulk Flowers

Carnations: An Ancient Flower With Modern Meaning

Though carnations are commonplace in floral arrangements, this ubiquitous flower has a long and storied history. In Greco-Roman times, carnations were frequently portrayed in art and painted or sculpted onto household items as decorations. They were also fashioned into garlands worn on festive occasions. Throughout the early and middle ages, carnations were grown for their … Read moreCarnations: An Ancient Flower With Modern Meaning