Posts tagged ‘flowers’

Ecological price of a bunch of flowers

A recent study on the impact of imported flowers market on the carbon footprint of our planet revealed shocking results. The bunch […]

02/12/2013. Category: nature. Tags:

Only some countries have national flowers

Only some nations have adopted national flowers: Egypt has the lotus; England, the rose; France, the iris, or fleur-de-lis; Ireland, the shamrock; […]

08/02/2010. Category: trivia. Tags: ,

World’s largest flower

The largest flower in the world, the rafflesia arnoldi, weighs 7 kg (15 pounds) and grows only on the Sumatra and Borneo […]

02/06/2010. Category: nature. Tags: ,