5 Flower Facts you Need to Know!
We know flowers are fantastic to look at and will brighten any room, but did you know these other amazing facts? We’ve listed 5 of the best below so you can dazzle everyone with your knowledge at your next BBQ...
1. Largest Flower Petal Carpet
2. The Oldest Decorative Plant on Record
We’re so used to decorating our homes with beautiful bunches of flowers that it’s easy to forget that this hasn’t always been the case.
The oldest record of a plant being used decoratively goes to the Ancient Romans. They have been brightening up their surroundings with roses since AD 50. Who knew roses could technically be classed as antique…
3. The World’s Largest Flower
4. Largest Wedding Bouquet of Flowers
This world record goes to a Canadian lady called Christa Rasanayagam. When she tied the knot she had a 60 metre long bouquet that was made up of 1,500 flowers! It weighed 92 kg (that’s roughly 92 bottles of wine).
She topped off her big day with 79 bridesmaids and 47 groomsmen. We’re guessing she needed this many to help carry her bouquet!
5. The World’s Tallest Flower
Fancy winning your own beautiful bouquet of flowers? Head over to our Facebook page. Click the ‘like’ button and watch out for one of our regular competitions. We’ve given loads of gorgeous bunches away already so you have a good chance of winning. Good Luck!