Flower Trivia … Answer to Yesterday’s Question


Yesterday’s Question: What spring flower was ‘born to be purple’?

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“The blue flag,” a kind of iris. Henry Wordsworth Longfellow wrote a poem in which he referred to them as “born in the purple.”

In those days, the color purple was associated with royalty. The common people weren’t allowed to wear purple clothing.

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Heidi

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