It’s been a very good year for the bold, bright blooms of the dandelion our second seasonal design of 2022.
A cheerful indicator that winter is over and spring is here, despite its low status as a weed, the sunny yellow bloom is an important and early source of pollen for honeybees.
The Complete language of flowers describes the symbolic meaning of the flowers as:-
Coquetry, Faithfulness, Happiness, Prosperity, Wishes: and wishing for love.
And the blooms possible mystical powers as:-
Calling spirits, Divination, Oracle and Purification.
My grandfather was a gardener, and this bloom was his favourite.
He would marvel at its intricacy and had embraced her place in the garden, as trying to eradicate the constellations of flowers from the lawns had proved itself to be an impossible task.