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Here are 5 facts you probably didn’t know about Easter!

Every year, we all rush to tuck into the sweet treats that are awaiting us on Easter Sunday, but do you know some of the fascinating fun facts that surround this religious holiday?

 

Easter Sunday (also known as Resurrection Sunday) is the most important day of the year for Christians, as it is the celebration of Jesus being resurrected from the dead. But before you settle down for a Sunday roast, why not impress your loved ones with your knowledge of the history of Easter, plus a gorgeous bouquet of their favorite hydrangeas? This is definitely the best combo for a great Easter celebration!

 

1. The Easter bunny legend started in Germany! The origin of the Easter Bunny dates back hundreds of years, beginning in pre-Christian Germany. Here, the hare was said to be the symbol of the Pagan Goddess of Spring and Fertility.

2. The act of painting eggs originates from a Ukrainian tradition!

3. The world’s largest Easter egg weighs in at 5000lbs. Standing at 31ft tall and 18ft wide is the world’s largest Easter egg. Found in Vegreville, Alberta, Canada, the egg weighs a hefty 5000lbs and took 12,000 hours to complete.

 

4. Easter is celebrated on the Sunday after the full moon following March 21st. Ever wondered why Easter Sunday changes date every year? It’s down to the lunar calendar and the position of the moon.

 

5. Giving Easter eggs is a symbol of "rebirth" in many cultures. The egg symbolizes new life, fertility, and rebirth in many places around the world. Thanks to the rounded shape, it's also been used as a symbol of earth and our connection with nature.

 

Were you familiar with these Easter fun facts? Many people just come to the fact of celebrating this day, but don’t really know what’s behind it and where it originated. But of course, you cannot forget that one of the most popular flowers that are used to commemorate and celebrate this special annual holiday is Hydrangeas. 

 

Hydrangeas are gaining popularity in the floral industry, and today more than, they are becoming very popular spring flowers, ranging in colors from white to baby blue and different tones of lavender and purple. Our Colombian Hydrangeas are grown on the most top-quality farms in Antioquia and are ensured to go through a meticulous process to obtain an incredible, out-of-this-world result.

 

If you want to order your favorite Easter Hydrangeas, make sure to contact dbojanini@skyflowers.com.co, and follow us on Instagram @skyflowerscol to be the first to know about new product launches.

Every year, we all rush to tuck into the sweet treats that are awaiting us on Easter Sunday, but do you know some of the fascinating fun facts that surround this religious holiday?

Easter Sunday (also known as Resurrection Sunday) is the most important day of the year for Christians, as it is the celebration of Jesus being resurrected from the dead. But before you settle down for a Sunday roast, why not impress your loved ones with your knowledge of the history of Easter?