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.
Article last updated on 21 January 2014
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "FLORA: Goddess of Flowers from Roman mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 21 Jan. 2014. Web. 23 August 2014.