Greek : Selinon Species : Apium graveolens and Petroselinum sativum Description : The Greeks did not distinguish between parsley and celery. Wreaths of wild celery or parsley were worn by mourners at funerals and hung in tombs. Sacred to : Zeus (victors of his Nemean Games were crowned with wild celery), Poseidon (victors of his Isthmian Games were later also crowned with celery, replacing the pine wreath) Mythology : Death of Opheltes. The nurse of the infant prince Opheltes lay him in a…
Pink Sweet Peas...blossom and hydrangea, wild rose, baby's breath, forget-me-not, apple blossom, pansy, small and large daisies, calyx, orchid throat, stephanotis, small and large carnations, rose petals (three sizes), daffodil petal, daffodil cup, lily, tulip petal, small and large rose leaves, peony, holly leaves, ivy leaf, tulip leaf.
Pussy Willow by InAwofGod'sCreation: Salix discolor (American willow) is a species of willow native to North America, one of two species commonly called pussy willow. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salix_discolor #Pussy_Willow #Catkins
Rosa canina, Dog Rose ~ the hips of the Dog Rose, a native of Europe, North Africa & western Asia, & the Turkestan Rose (R. rugosa), from eastern Asia, are an important source of vitamin C. The fruit can be used to make seedless conserves, jams, syrups, or a fine jelly.
Plant dill in your perrenial butterfly bes. Cool texture, reseeds itself and is a host plant for swallowtail. Much nicer than fennel which will kill things around it. Carrots and parsley are also a plus.