favorite flower: amaryllis belladonna.
" i’ve always thought the amaryllis was beautiful because it showed the brutal truth that no one gives two shits about how much you care for them. "
legend has it that the amaryllis began as a shy, timid nymph. amaryllis fell deeply in love with alteo, a shepherd with hercules’ strength and apollo’s beauty, but her affections were unrequited. hoping that she could win him over by bestowing upon him the thing he desired most - a flower so unique it had never existed in the world before - amaryllis sought advice from the oracle of delphi. following his instructions, amaryllis dressed in maiden’s white and appeared at alteo’s door for 30 nights, each time piercing her heart with a golden arrow. when at last alteo opened his door, there before him was a striking crimson flower, sprung from the blood of amaryllis’s heart.
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- thekingswrath said:your hospital bedside was not complete without a vase of amaryllis, hana-chan ~ ✰ — noa.
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