Name

Snapdragon (Seed Pods)

Latin

Antirrhinum

Secret Meaning

Let old bones lie ...

(non-traditional)

Alternative Names:

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Facts & Folkore:

The snapdragon flower, when gone to seed dries in the form of a skull, and like the flower itself, opens and closes the "jaws".

The Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere. The multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and helping support their spiritual journey.

This three-day fiesta beginning on Hallowe'en is filled with marigolds, the flowers of the dead; muertos (the bread of the dead); sugar skulls; cardboard skeletons; tissue paper decorations; fruit and nuts; incense, and other traditional foods and decorations! πŸ’€πŸ’€πŸ’€

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