Calendula is reminiscent of the sun with deep golden-yellow or orange petals radiating out from a central yellow core. The flowers actually open and close with the sun.
Plantain can stop the itch of a mosquito bite or poison oak, stop the sting from a bee-within minutes of its application- and can help extract a splinter-all situations children can easily suffer from.
Children naturally want to pick flowers. I felt strongly that if children knew the function of flowers, they might be more concerned about letting the flower live its natural life in order to fulfill its function. That is how "Flowers Want to Make Seeds" came into being.