Small ball-shaped blossoms in an eye-catching shade of purple, adding a lively color to its surrounding. That is the enormous effect of the Pingpong Flower. Although it comes in more than just one purple color, this flower is widely known for its eye catching ability, no matter what color and what size. How did it attain such capturing ability?
As bizarre as it may sound, this gorgeous flower named hyacinth holds a remarkable story of origin that came from the Greek Mythology. In fact, the name hyacinth is derived from the name of a divine hero called Hyacinthus.
For its popular use in Asian herbal tea, most wouldn’t realize that chrysanthemum is more than just a healthy drink. In fact, chrysanthemums hold stories as rich as its spectacular colours! First cultivated in China, the admiration towards this type of flower grew strong that a city was named Chu-Hsien, or Chrysanthemum City. Its reputation grew to the land of Japan and caught the attention of the emperor who began to use a single chrysanthemum as his crest and official seal. Finally, Chrysanthemum made its way to the Western world where it is often placed on gravestones. What a turn of events!
Kami percaya bahwa bunga-bunga yang kita nikmati hari ini memiliki cerita dan sejarahnya sendiri, terutama bunga Anggrek. Indonesia sendiri memiliki 5.000 jenis anggrek! Kira-kira, apa yang menjadi cerita dan asal usulnya?
Apa pun arti dari kelulusan, perayaannya bisa datang dalam berbagai bentuk. Di Indonesia, kita merayakannya dalam kebaya dan setelan dasi, tapi semuanya itu jelas berbeda di negara lain. Bahkan, kamu bisa kaget ketika membaca beberapa tradisi kelulusan ini!