Greek - A flower of purple and silver. The flower of Demeter. This flower was created by Zeus to hold the attention of Core so that his brother Hades could abduct her as she went to pick it. On occassion, referred to as narcissus, Narkissos, Narkissos, Narcissus or Narcissus.


Greek - Son of Cephisus and Leiriope. When Narcissus rejected his love, Ameinius committed suicide and, in punishment, Artemis caused Narcissus to fall in love with his own reflection in a stream. Unable to possess his own image he killed himself with a dagger. The flower that bears his name sprang from the soil that was stained with his blood. In other versions, he just pined away from unrequited longings or threw himself into the water and drowned. The voice of Echo, whom he had also rejected, grieved at his side. In some lore, occasionally known as Narcissus, Narkissos, Narkissos or Narcissus.

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