To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.
- Beverly Nichols
The actual flower is the plant's highest fulfillment, and are not here exclusively for herbaria, county floras and plant geography.
they are here first of all for delight.
- John Ruskin
flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow.
- Antonio Porchia
I know of no other genus whose plants flower out-of-doors every day of the year.
I know of no other genus with one or more species coming into bloom or growth, peaking or going dormant at every season.
- Nancy Goodwin