Flowers

Periwinkle

General It was the favorite flower of Jean Jacques Rosseau. It spontaneously grows almost all over Europe. Among the Celts, the periwinkle was particularly dear to sorcerers, who used it to make potions and infusions. In some countries, its flowers were scattered in front of the spouses as a auspicious gesture; in other regions, its branches were crossed to obtain a crown to be placed on the tombs.

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