I must have flowers, always and always—Claude Monet
azalea bluebell buttercup carnation
camellia cornflower cherry blossom dandelion
how will we color
fuchsia forget-me-not geranium goldenrod
hyacinth iris lavender lilac
our world when the flowers are
marigold orchid periwinkle poppy
rose sunflower violet wisteria
Many of our color names are based upon the colors of flowers, so it’s hard not to associate the two. It is estimated that as many as 250,000 flowering plants will go extinct by the end of this century, not only depleting what we see but how we see it.
For earthweal, where the subject under consideration is biodiversity.
I paint flowers so they will not die—Frida Kahlo