May Birth Flower: Peony

May Birth Flower: Peony

Is your birthday in May? If so, what a lucky one! The birth flower for May is the delicate and romantic Peony, a very sought after flower.

The beautiful Peony is a symbol of true romance, prosperity and compassion. With its full, rounded bloom, it also embodies prosperity and is regarded as an omen of good fortune.

Hand-engraved with words, names or dates of your choice, the Birth Flower Necklace makes the perfect gift, packed into a complimentary gift box ready for the birthday girl, all included with a small card that explains a little more of what the flower represents along with a seed packet so she can grow her own wildflowers.

Did you know?
– peonies represent the 12th wedding anniversary?
– peonies are native to Asia, Southern Europe and Western North America?
– there are 33 known peony species?
– the peony is named after Paeon, the student of Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine. Asclepius became jealous of his Paeon’s natural ability to heal so before Asclepius could harm his student, Zeus stepped in and turned Paeon into a peony to keep him safe.
-the Chinese name for peony is sho yu which means “most beautiful”?

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