How much fun to create metaphors from flower names! Larkspur rides upon his horse, coltsroot, and a vine watches and wishes him to speedwell. I wish my descriptions could only be as clever as these copyright free flower metaphor images.
This vintage image is from the talented artist Walter Crane (1845-1915). It was included in the book A Floral Fantasy In an Old English Garden published in 1899.
This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown.