By Nora Simone
There are many different types of flowers but most of them have the same basic parts.
Flowers contain female parts called pistil and male parts called stamen which allow the plant to reproduce.
Consider Complete Flowers Vs. Incomplete Flowers……
Botanically, a flower is considered to be complete flower if it contains the main parts of a flower: petals, sepals, stamen, and pistil. If a flower lacks any one of these parts, it is an incomplete flower.
Rose, hibiscus and tulip are complete flowers because they have all the main flower organs. The flowers of holly, corn, squash and grasses are incomplete flowers.
Now Consider Perfect Flowers Vs. Imperfect Flowers……
A flower is considered to a perfect flower when it contains the male (stamen) and female (pistil) reproductive parts. A perfect flower is also called bisexual bloom because it contains both female and male parts. Flowers that contain only stamen or pistil are called imperfect or unisexual flowers.
Thus it is possible for a perfect flower to be incomplete, but it is not possible for an imperfect flower to be complete.
I’m not making this up.
Bottom Line…..Only flowers with female AND male parts are considered “Perfect.”
I love my garden and most of the plants in it and as a gardener I strive to produce the perfect bloom especially my roses . Lets not forget some can only produce perfection by relying on outside influences , sorry we’re back to the ” birds and bees ” .
So how do we describe perfection in humans ? Without gender dysphoria the question is fairly straightforward but with GD perfection is a tough call . Do many trans people have to accept second best ? Our bodies don’t always align with our inner thoughts and needs and very often with how society expects us comply with .
I often consider a perfect person would be so boring , the fact we all exhibit flaws or imperfections makes the world go round .
If I were born a woman would I be perfect ? I very much doubt that but humans have a great capacity to find happiness despite the imperfections .
As a lovely post script I was recently awarded ” A best kept garden ” award by my local parish , so I might not be considered perfect but obviously someone thought my garden was , how lovely is that !
Your words must be familiar to many of us.
Don’t we equate perfection in appearance with beauty? I used to.
Today, I believe true beauty is the sense you feel deep beneath the surface. It’s not related to your height, weight, measurements, race, perfect makeup, fashionable clothes, hair or eye color, or anything that is easily seen.
It’s more about how you feel and how you make others feel. If you feel beautiful,it shows. If you make others feel beautiful, you glow.
Don’t we all have that potential within us?
On the whole humans still read a book by it’s cover , the initial eye contact tells the brain whether the vision is a threat or not and then quickly makes other decisions on gender and possibly an attraction or not . Judging beauty in an item or person is superficial it takes far longer to decide the depth of that beauty . I do agree some people have that aura , they glow from within but that isn’t sensed by everyone , beauty is very much in the beholder .
Feeling beautiful from within has to be more of a feminine trait , I sense it far more within me as Teresa than I ever did as a man .
No wonder why I love wearing floral skirts!
May so, and always remember….
You are a unique flower in this beautiful garden administered by Kandi.