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This video is about DIY: Paper Flowers made with Construction paper.
Make a DAHLIA and a ROSE our of construction paper
This craft is so easy and has such a beautiful result that it's definitely worth trying!
-Different colors of construction paper
Dahlia (UK /deɪliə/ or US /dɑːliə/) is a genus of bushy, tuberous, herbaceous perennial plants native to Mexico.
A member of the Asteraceae (or Compositae), dicotyledonous plants, related species include the sunflower, daisy, chrysanthemum, and zinnia.
There are 42 species of dahlia, with hybrids commonly grown as garden plants.
Flower forms are variable, with one head per stem; these can be as small as 2 in (5.1 cm) diameter or up to 1 ft (30 cm) ("dinner plate").
This great variety results from dahlias being octoploids—that is, they have eight sets of homologous chromosomes, whereas most plants have only two.
In addition, dahlias also contain many transposons—genetic pieces that move from place to place upon an allele—which contributes to their manifesting such great diversity.
The stems are leafy, ranging in height from as low as 12 in (30 cm) to more than 6–8 ft (1.8–2.4 m).
The majority of species do not produce scented flowers or cultivars.
Like most plants that do not attract pollinating insects through scent, they are brightly colored, displaying most hues, with the exception of blue.
The dahlia was declared the national flower of Mexico in 1963. The tubers were grown as a food crop by the Aztecs, but this use largely died out after the Spanish Conquest.
Attempts to introduce the tubers as a food crop in Europe were unsuccessful.
Symbols of St Valentine's Day
Whatever the Valentine's Day celebration planned, featuring well known symbols helps to create a romantic atmosphere.
The red rose is a traditional symbol of love and passion and has appeared in paintings, poetry and songs for hundreds of years.
Sending a single red rose on Valentine's Day is usually understood to mean ‘I love you'.
Heart shapes are featured on wrapping paper and gift boxes and are often used for special cookies or cakes.
Red and pink flowers with love messages are a popular Valentine's Day gift and red roses are usually considered the most romantic.
Roses Only has a great range of romantic gift ideas to suit all budgets, from arrangements of flowers to delight the heart, to romantic Valentine's Day hampers and gift boxes.
Tell your loved one how much you care with a Roses Only romantic gift.