Chinese rose - a spectacular and beautiful plant.
This flower has many names: hibiscus, red sorrel, mallow Venice, okra, hibiscus, rose of sharon.
Different people the idea of it is different.
In Haiti, it is considered a symbol of beauty, in India it is woven into the bridal wreath, Malaysia - is the national flower, but because the girls decorate them with their hair.
But in some countries there is a belief that the Chinese rose - the flower of death.
What kind of flower - China Rose?
Already in the XVIII century European botanical gardensdecorated with hibiscus. It is said that an exotic form of these colors in various shades with golden stamens fused attracts attention and fascinates. These plants can reach a diameter of 15-16 centimeters.
At home, the Chinese rose is able to grow up to 2 meters in height, this flower can live about 30 years.
Chinese rose even looks in the photoscharming, and when he saw her near at least once, it's hard not to fall in love with this wonderful flower. That is why many growers do not want to deny myself the pleasure to have such a house plant. Under favorable conditions, the lighting will delight your hibiscus blooms almost all year round.
Why China rose called the flower of death
By studying the signs associated with the Chinese rose, it can be concluded that its name - "the flower of death" - there was an ulterior motive.
According to some beliefs, when flowering hibiscusIt becomes a source of negative energy, which has a negative impact on human health. That is why in some sources referred to as the Chinese rose "burnet".
Color Chinese rose is red, which resembles blood. However, there are other colors: purple, white, pink, yellow, there is only blue and black.
The people believed that the hibiscus is not justimpair the health of its owner, but also to bring his death. Accordingly, experts in the field of psychic strongly recommended to get rid of this flower by its burning.
In another version, the flower did not affect thehealth and lives of their owners, and is an indicator that informs their owners of impending disaster. For example, if the Chinese rose suddenly dropped leaves, it may indicate that someone from the household is seriously ill, even though the is no hint of illness.
China Rose: other beliefs and popular superstitions
If you believe in omens, Chinese Rose has bothpositive and negative characteristics. For unmarried girls, it will attract a lot of gentlemen, but the happiness in the family, it will not help, but because the hibiscus is also nicknamed "muzhegonkoy". By creating around itself a negative aura, Chinese rose sow discord between spouses and wanton aggression. According to one version, the woman who is in the house is a mystical plant is doomed to miserable family life. It's no wonder the Chinese rose is used in voodoo rituals to restore the crown of celibacy. [Box # 3]
However, it should be clarified that it onlysuperstitions that do not have a valid confirmation. Some firmly believe in these signs, others just grin. It all depends on your attitude. If you are self-confident man, devoid of any prejudice, then indulge in such a wonderful flower is. If you believe in the beliefs and certain proportion of doubt is still there, it is better buy another flower that will please you.
Remember, every flower is beautiful in its own way, and if you take care of him and to care, he too will love you and bring a joy!