Because flowers are the sex organs of plants, she was worshipped by the Romans in their usual naughty way. Any excuse for an orgy.
So be careful when you give someone a bunch of flowers — you could be sending quite the wrong message. Or indeed the right one.
FLORA FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : FLORA
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Location : Italy and Roman Europe
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Flowers
God of : Flowers
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Popularity index : 5543