Diane, A Broad

tag: peonies

  • June 19, 2013

    There’s a question I like to ask people when I’m conducting interviews: “what’s your favorite flower?”

    At the Flower Shop by Diane, A Broad (dianeabroad.com)

    At the Flower Shop by Diane, A Broad (dianeabroad.com)

    I know it seems incredibly random and it usually comes out of left field, but I continue to ask because of all the interesting answers I get. Most of the time when a person loves a flower it’s not just because it’s pretty. There’s a backstory, or a metaphor, or a deep-seeded feeling of kinship behind the types of flowers they like.

    At the Flower Shop by Diane, A Broad (dianeabroad.com)

    At the Flower Shop by Diane, A Broad (dianeabroad.com)

    At the Flower Shop by Diane, A Broad (dianeabroad.com)

    Sunflowers, because of the way they represent the march of time and the seasons. Red roses, because that’s what her parents always gave her after a show. Baby’s breath, because she remembers romping through a field of them as a child, completely carefree. Peonies, because of the way they start out as a tiny bulb, then stretch and yawn and wake up into a riot of petals.

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