Calycantus: A thought

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Calycantus: A thought

Postby Elisa » Thu Mar 01, 2012 5:15 pm

Calycantus is a pretty wildflower. It blooms in the heart of winter and reminds us that spring is not far.
This morning I found them in my garden and, smelling it, I thought that children are like flowers.
Some of them bloom in winter; they are really brave.
Some bloom in spring, other in summer and the laziest in autumn.
The most important thing is that, early or late, everybody'll bloom! :-D

What kind of flower are you?

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Re: Calycantus: A thought

Postby manal » Thu Mar 01, 2012 5:25 pm

hi Eisa...i think i am brave :geek: as i bloomed in winter.... :lol:
nice inumiration ,,,, thank u :ok:

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Re: Calycantus: A thought

Postby MissLT » Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:39 pm

Did you take any pictures? I like magnolia flowers. They smell really nice.

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Re: Calycantus: A thought

Postby Elisa » Fri Mar 02, 2012 8:20 am

Ciao Manal,
I am happy you liked my figure of speech.
What kind of winter flower are you?

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Re: Calycantus: A thought

Postby Elisa » Fri Mar 02, 2012 8:27 am

Ciao MissLT
I didn't take a picture but I'll do this.
I like Magnolia parfume ,too. I have a tree of "Magnolia Stellata" in my garden and it is the first flower blooming in spring.

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Re: Calycantus: A thought

Postby manal » Fri Mar 02, 2012 11:49 am

daffodills......i love them so much..

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Re: Calycantus: A thought

Postby Elisa » Fri Mar 02, 2012 6:03 pm

Yes, I love daffodills, too. I love all wild, brave, winter flowers.
Think to snowdrops; they start to bloom even before the snow 's gone.

Brave flowers don't wait the sun or a good season to bloom as other flowers do. They want to be strong, they think with their head and go on.
They can overcome the advertisities, smiles, bad weather and ...they are just delicate flowers.

Wonderful :-)

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Re: Calycantus: A thought

Postby MissLT » Wed Mar 07, 2012 2:37 am

Interesting. I have not seen a magnolia perfume. I'll check it out at a beauty counter next time I go shopping. I'm very sensitive to overwhelming scent. I mostly use non-fragrant or very light one. To me dkny cashmere mist smells wonderful.

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Re: Calycantus: A thought

Postby Elisa » Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:32 pm

Dear MissLT,

we are not speaking about parfumes in the bottle. We are speaking of true and natural parfume.

If you want to know the parfume of magnolia you have to smell a flower of it :-)

Happy women's day to all of you !!

Did you receive any flower for this special day? I have had some "mimosa". I hate its "parfume".

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Re: Calycantus: A thought

Postby MissLT » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:01 pm

Oh, sorry I misunderstood you. I thought you were talking about the artificial scent of magnolia. I've smelled and seen magnolia trees; they're wonderful. I'm not really a flower girl. I mean, I like flowers in general. I like them pretty much the same way I like herbs: in arts or food/drink. Other than that I'm not interested in receiving or decorating my house with a bouquet of flowers. I absolutely hate it when someone give me flowers. Yeah, appreciate me by giving me something that was once beautiful and now is dying slowly. I don't know what to say about that kinda love. I'd rather receive a $5 or whatever amount that person spent on flowers. When things are down and I need some mint ice cream or cookies to cheer me up, that money would serve its purpose. I'd always remember how that person help me to be happy when I hit a rough time. Isn't this better than a useless bouquet??

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Re: Calycantus: A thought

Postby Elisa » Thu Mar 15, 2012 1:02 pm

Ciao Miss,

I totally agree with you. A big ice cream is certainly a "sweet" present, and it can help to make us feel better. I like mint ice cream,too... better if it has chocolate chips in!!!
How do you call it? We call it "After eight" as the famous chocolate truffles!

Cut flowers don't make me happy but I always appreciate the thought.
I prefer walking and smelling wildflowers when I am walking in my loved mountains.

CIao, all the best!

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Re: Calycantus: A thought

Postby pawstvih » Fri Mar 23, 2012 1:10 pm

I love calycantus but daisies are my favourite flowers.


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