Flower Greeting Cards
Beautiful simple flower Printable Greeting Card for any occasion.
Bluebell Simple Flower Card
When the enchanting wild Bluebells cover the forest it’s a sure sign that summer is nearing. It’s a beautiful blue/violet flower, shaped like a bell, and makes a perfect hat for fairies.
A few facts:
- According to an old myth, fairies used bluebells to lure and trap people passing by in the woods – especially children! It is also said that if you hear a bluebell ring, you will be visited by a bad fairy. If you are to pick a bluebell, many believe you will be led astray by fairies, wandering lost forevermore.
- Another myth is that if you wear a wreath of bluebells you will be compelled to tell the truth.
- Bluebells are poisonous and contain about 15 biologically active compounds to defend themselves from animals and insect pests. But scientists are now researching how these toxic chemicals could one day help treat cancer.
Good to know: Bluebells are protected by law under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, it is a criminal offence to uproot, pick or trample on them deliberately.
Dog Rose card
Dog Rose (Rosa canina) is a beautiful wild rose with large pink or white petals. They are an important nectar source for insects and the fruits are a food source for birds.
Snowdrop Flower Printable Card
When Snowdrop appears it feels as though spring has already arrived, but it’s not quite there yet as Snowdrops can show up as early as January. It a a beautiful white flower and were named after earrings and not actual snow.
Sunflower Printable card
Sunflowers with their bright, yellow petals and tall green stems are the resemblance of summer. Besides being a beautiful flower it’s a multipurpose plant that delivers healthy snacks, useful oil, and bird seeds.
Poppy Printable Card
Poppies are not only a beautiful flower you will see covering the cornfields, it’s also a symbol of remembrance of the First World War.
In Flanders and northwest France, the conflict created ideal circumstances for poppies to thrive. The constant bombardment agitated the earth, bringing the seeds to the surface. They were nurtured by nitrogen from the explosives and lime from the buildings’ shattered wreckage.
The blood and bones of millions of men, horses, donkeys, dogs, and other creatures nourished the soil.
Poppies have always been associated with both sleep and death. According to Greek and Roman mythology, poppies were used on tombstones to symbolize eternal sleep. They also represent the bloodshed by fallen soldiers on war fronts.