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This blue anemone is one of 120 species of anemone worldwide.

Here’s something neat about the history of the Anemone flower:

“The story behind the anemone flower’s name is a sad one. The name comes from Greek and roughly translates into “windflower”. It is said in Greek Mythology that the anemone flower sprang up from the blood of Aphrodite’s slain lover, Adonis. The name “windflower” signifies that the wind that blows the petal open will also, eventually, blow the dead petals away.” Source: Planting flower bulbs

Read more about anemones here.

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