Category: Flowers and Plants

South African Fynbos | Ingrini

  Fynbos is special to South Africa for so many reasons. Not only does it stretch from the mountains of Western to Eastern Cape, but it is capable of surviving in the toughest, nutrient-deficient soil and hard climate conditions in South Africa. As I’ve mentioned before, the word Fynbos originates from an Old Dutch word […]

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Lady’s Mantle | Ingrini

  This teeny tiny flower is called Alchemilla mollis, or Lady’s Mantle and is best known for its property that water droplets remain like pearls on the leaves after rain.   Interesting Facts The plant is used as a herbal tea and for medicinal usage. There are about 300 species. Native to the cool temperatures […]

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Forget-Me-Not | Ingrini

  The Forget-Me-Not flower is the sweetest little flower ūü•ļ It is so tiny! As cute as these flowers are, their scientific name is a good example of when dynamite comes in small packages. They are also known as Myosotis Scorpioides, and Scorpion Grasses. The name comes from the Greek words mouse (mus) and ear […]

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Carnations | Ingrini

The Carnation, also known as Dianthus, are popular¬†go-to bouquets because of their pretty petals and vibrant colours. The history of Carnations dates back to when they got their scientific name Dianthus, from two Greek Words, dios (referring to the god Zeus) and anthos, meaning flower – given by Greek Botanist, Theopharastus. Interesting Facts about Carnations […]

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Orchids Facing Extinction | Ingrini

  Something that really breaks my heart is when people don’t respect the ground they walk on and what that means for the future of this beautiful planet. After reading 32 Orchid Species Feared Extinct in Bangladesh on The Revelator, I felt compelled to share.   What is happening with Orchids? Orchid species around the […]

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Delphinium Flower | Ingrini

¬† The Delphinium caught my eye as soon as I walked into one of my favorite flower shops. Apart from a beautiful striking blue, it also blooms in pink, white, and purple. Interesting Facts About The Delphinium Delphinium is one of about 300 species of perennial flowering plants in its family Native throughout the Northern […]

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Dahlia | Ingrini

  The Dahlia flower is as beautiful as the name sounds. Their flowers can range from a dinner plate size to the size of tiny pompoms. Ingrini has included its petals in the design of Dahlia (featured images of this post), as well as Jane, Dahlia | Yellow¬†and Melissa.   Interesting Facts about the Dahlia […]

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Ageratum | Ingrini

At first glance, the soft flowers look like tiny pompoms. It’s the main detail of Mariette and also features in the design of Melissa. The delightfully fragrant plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds.     Interesting Facts about the Ageratum Also known as floss flower Native to Mexico and Central America Normally grows […]

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Hydrangea | Ingrini

It is hard not to love the Hydrangea (also known as, Hortensia). The vibrant colours of the flowers are enough reason to see why it has been popular for many generations, and why Ingrini used their petals in the designs of: Hydrangea | Silver 925 Hydrangea Violet Janine Marieke Interesting Facts About The Hydrangea they […]

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Crossandra Fortuna | Ingrini

Just by looking at the Crossandra Fortuna one can tell that this unusual looking plant must be rather special. The plant is rather popular and for so many beautiful reasons. Ingrini used its’ petals in the designs of Cassandra, and Melanie.     Interesting Facts About the Crossandra Fortuna it is also known as firecracker […]

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