It is impossible for anyone to be completely unaware of the meanings attached to flowers. Everyone knows that a red rose stands for romantic love and that people do not send yellow roses to anyone in times of grief. However, meanings are associated not only with roses but also with other flowers.

This is why Temidayo Jacob has explored different metaphors for flowers in his book “flower & other names of love”. This poetry collection says a lot about flowers. In fact, some things you do not know about flowers can be found in his beautiful collection.