The Face of the Sun- Sunflowers

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When you watch a sunflower grow taller in the wild, it reminds you of a brightness. The striking yellow petals that bloom is a happy expression in the field. Sunflowers are forever turning towards the sun. They have the face of the sun.

Sunflowers have existed for over 1000 centuries—the first ones to blossom originated from America. Since then the flower is widely known for its cheerful features and brightness. Many people believe that the sunflower facing the celestial body is because of its connection to the old tales of Clytie and Apollo. The ancient Greek myth of two lovers.

But a sunflower can be defined as many other things other than cultural importance. Sunflowers symbolize loyalty, adoration and mostly sunny happiness. When you receive a sunflower from someone, you feel appreciated and happy.

The songs sung about the sunflowers linking them to be a happy place has indeed made many of us love the beautiful flower from nature. We all enjoy the sunshine and warm rays from the sun. Some of us even wish we can be like the sun. Sending a message with a sunflower will certainly emphasis on delivering a ray of sunshine to anybody. So why not gift a sunflower as wellbeing for one another.

Different authors, musicians and poets have described a friend or a close lover as a sunflower that blooms happily in one’s life. There are many such expressions connected to the form of a sunflower.

Apart from the metaphorical attributes driven by the sunflower, the flower is also one of the beautiful addition to the flower kingdom. An interesting fact about the sunflower is that they face towards the sun as a means of nourishment. Some of them have the ability to endure heat and bloom brighter. You can watch a sunflower grow mostly during the summertime.

Initially, Native Americans cultivated sunflowers for the purpose of medication and food. We have come a long way since the ancestors have grown these beautiful flowers. Every flower in the plant kingdom has a medical property to heal and nourish. The sunflower has delivered happiness and health to the people for many years. There are different shades of sunflowers, each used for various purposes, the common ones being yellow and red.

Nowadays, we celebrate every small event with a flower. Did you know that sunflowers are used as an anniversary celebrated flower? The flower is gifted to a loved one on the 3rd year of the marriage to cherish love, loyalty and adoration for one another. Sunflowers uplift a respectful gesture to your loved ones.

Sunflowers also indicate strong friendship bonds. Something close to your heart and soul. Imagine the earth without any sunflowers. It surely is a dull moment to think about. But with so many of these beautiful flowers growing all around the world. We have been given yet another gift from mother nature. If you want to cheer somebody or make somebody’s day well: gift them a sunflower to feel cherished and blessed.

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