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Spring Fairies

Here you can read the stories of some of our spring fairies, and learn more about their flowers. 

Tulip Fairies

Since one of their tulips inspired a famous novel, our smart Tulip Fairies are very passionate about reading. Books about flowers are their favorite ones, of course!

Did you know that the tulip is one of the flowers that has been cultivated in gardens since ancient times? Native to the steppe and winter-rain Mediterranean vegetation, it belongs to the family Liliaceae, and has spread worldwide due to its unique beauty, a timeless symbol of spring.
Tulip flowers come in many colors, except for pure blue. The Black Tulip is a historical romance novel by Alexandre Dumas. The story takes place in the Dutch city of Haarlem, where a reward is offered to the first grower who can produce a truly black tulip.
The Tulip flower is used to celebrate couple’s 11th wedding anniversaries. It is also the unofficial emblem of Holland and the national flower of Iran and Turkey.

 

Easter Lily Fairies

Our royal Easter Lily Fairies are the spiritual Easter Lily Fairiesoverseers of purity, hope, innocence and peace. Their majestic white beauty will always inspire you to think of the greater meaning of Easter! 

Did you know that Lilium longiflorum, often called the Easter Lily, is native to the Ryukyu Islands of Japan? It belongs to the genus Lilium, with flowering plants growing from bulbs, with large magnificent flowers, often fragrant, that command attention wherever they are planted.
History, mythology, literature and the world of art are inspired by the beauty and majesty of these elegant white flowers. Often called the “white-robed apostles of hope,” lilies were found growing in the Garden of Gethsemane after Christ’s agony. Churches continue this tradition at Easter time by banking their altars with masses of Easter Lilies, to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus and hope of life everlasting.
Also, the pure white lily has long been closely associated with the Virgin Mary. A symbol of purity and grace throughout the ages, the royal white lily that graces millions of homes and churches every year embodies joy, hope, peace and life.

 

Cherry Blossom Fairies

Our gentle Cherry Blossom Fairies are fascinated by clouds. In spring, their magic covers the Cherry trees in spectacular clouds of delicate flowers.

Did you know that Cherry Blossom is native to the Himalayas? Nowadays you can find it worldwide, especially in the temperate zone of the Northern Hemisphere such as: Europe, Western Siberia, China, Japan, the United States, etc.
The Cherry Blossom is the flower of several trees of genus Prunus, especially the Japanese Cherry, or Prunus serrulata, which is called sakura in Japanese. Many of them have been cultivated only for the beauty of their flowers, and they do not produce fruit.
In Japan, "Hanami" is the centuries-old practice of picnicking under a blooming sakura tree. Hanami festivals celebrate the beauty of the cherry blossom, by admiring their beautiful views. For this same reason, many other countries also have festivals that cherish the Cherry Blossom.
The flowers and leaves are edible and both are used as food ingredients in Japan.

 

Daffodil Fairy

Our bold Daffodil Fairy is the leader of the spring’s cheerleading team. She dares you not to smile when you picture her chanting “Hooray, hooray, spring is here to stay!”

Did you know that Daffodil, also known as Narcissus and Jonquil are native to meadows and woods in Europe, North Africa, and West Asia? Yes, even if you can buy it in beautiful bouquets at the store, or see it in many gardens, it is actually a remarkable flower that also grows in the wild.
While many flowers grow from seeds, the Daffodil grows from an underground bulb that hibernates during the winter. This means that instead of flowering only one season, the bold Daffodil comes back every year from the same bulb, which grows new bulbs, for new plants to come. Its flower color varies from white through yellow to deep orange, accompanied by the unique signature of its bitter-sweet fragrance.
The Daffodil is the national flower of Wales, also known as "Peter's Leek", where it is traditional to wear a Daffodil or a Leek on Saint David's Day, March 1. In some countries the yellow Daffodil is associated with Easter. The German word for Daffodil is Osterglocke, which means "Easter bell”.

Bluebonnet Fairy

Our smart Bluebonnet Fairy always insists that it is very important to protect yourself by wearing a hat in the sun. She sets the example herself, with her trendy bonnet fashion!

Did you know that Bluebonnet is native to America? You can find it in Arizona and Mexico, but mostly in Texas. Bluebonnet was named after the shape of its petals, which resemble the bonnet worn by the pioneer women to shield themselves from the sun. 
Every spring, the vivid royal blue fields of Bluebonnets bring thousands of Texans to admire and celebrate their splendor at the Bluebonnet festival in Chappell Hill. No wonder that Bluebonnet was voted the State Flower of Texas!

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