Known as "the tree that grows up to the heavens" Alocasia is said to be the magical plant featured in the fairytale, 'Jack and the Beanstalk'. This plant symbolizes seizing new opportunities that enter your life, no matter how risky they may seem. The ability for the Alocasia to put out new growth no matter the season is the perfect reminder that with big risks, come big rewards.
Known as "The Lucky Plant" the Chinese evergreen is considered a bringer of good fortune and is thought to be extremely beneficial to the wellbeing and financial success of the person growing it. It's a slower growing plant but has very strong air purifying properties. Enjoy the beautiful foliage, health benefits, and good fortune this plant brings.
Strelitzias only bloom when they are fully mature, which is a rare occurrence, but when they do, their blooms resemble birds ready to take flight. This symbolizes freedom, which makes them them the perfect plant for anyone starting new in some aspect of their lives. Take flight and grow into your new chapter.
Cacti symbolize endurance as it is a plant that can stand up to the test of time and the elements. The prickly thorns are said to hold negative energy, so it's important to be mindful of the placement of the cacti in your home. Cacti symbolize endurance as it is a plant that can stand up to the test of time and the elements. The cactus flower is a symbol of maternal love because it can thrive in harsh conditions and is therefore symbolic of a mother's unconditional love.
According to Brazilian legend, in the humid jungle, a poor young boy prayed to the heavens for a sign of Christmas. A few days later he awoke to find himself surrounded by beautiful blooms of flowers on the tips of all the cacti branches. From that day on, the Christmas Cactus symbolized a sign of answered prayers and a perfect holiday gift. It also represents motherly love. Hearty, strong, and resilient, the Christmas cactus is a symbol of maternal love and power. According to Feng Shui, placing a cactus in bedrooms, living rooms or at the entryway of your home promotes conflict rather than harmony. Keep these plants in a bright bathroom or kitchen as they will thrive in humidity and produce blooms every December.
Legend has it that placing a gold coin in the soil of your Chinese money plant will attract wealth, and it is considered a symbol of good luck across much of South East Asia. The plant itself feeds our fascination with circles- researchers have shown that we associate shapes with emotions; circles being linked to happiness. Sharing a home with a plant that constantly shoots out bright green circles over and over again is also a hugely relaxing experience- And it is so easy to propagate which means we share this happiness with others.
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