Cornflower

scrap of fallen sky blown on an autumn-chilled breeze cornflower fades to grey Kim M. Russell, 14th August 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1724 Cornflower Today’s addition to our field of flowers is the cornflower, also known as bachelor’s button. In folklore, cornflowers were worn by young men in love; if the flower faded […]

Yarrow

from an ancient herb scatterings of tiny stars Achilles healing Kim M. Russell, 12th August 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1722 Yarrow Today in our field of flowers we have a lesser known summer flower, the Yarrow. Its botanical name is Achillea millefolium and it’s a flowering plant from the Asteraceae family.