Saturday, October 22, 2011

Thai clay flower-Gladiolus

    Hi everyone,   
        Another quick post,

            Gladiolus is also commonly referred to by the name of its genus - Gladiolus, the plural form of which can be Gladiole, Gladioluses or Gladioli. Gladiolus is also known as the Sword Lily, due to its sword shaped leaves, or Corn Lily.The genus Gladiolus comprises 260 species, 250 of which are native to sub-Saharan Africa, mostly South Africa. About 10 species are native to Eurasia.
         The impressive flower spikes of Gladioli come in a wide array of beautiful colors.The Gladiolus flower signifies remembrance. It also expresses infatuation, telling the receiver that he or she pierces the heart. 
It also stands for strength of character, faithfulness and honor.
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