Fun facts about plants ……..
Fun facts about plants!
Did you know Sunflowers have long been used to control weeds in cultivated fields. They produce a natural toxin from their roots that keeps weeds from germinating.
Snapdragon flowers resemble a dragon, and if you squeeze the sides, the dragon’s mouth will appear to open and close.
The world’s largest flower is Rafflesia, which can attain a diameter of 91cm and a weight of 7kg. It is commonly known as the stinking corpse lily due to its smell of rotting carcasses. The foul smell attracts flies, which pollinate the flower.
Only one percent of rainforest plants have been studied for medicinal potential.
The average strawberry has 200 seeds. It’s the only fruit that bears its seeds on the outside.
For more fun facts, read up here about the Rosemary plant.