There is perhaps nothing as unassuming and yet as powerful as a flower. With their intoxicating perfume and astonishing colors, flowers have the power to seduce. A flower's pure delicate beauty is the glorious expression of sexuality in the plant world and represents the continuation of life. Flowers have the power to nourish, providing nectar for birds, bats and insects which in turn fertilize the flower. The fertilized flower becomes fruit, which provides nourishment to still more living things which in thanks carry off and sow the seeds of a new generation. Such a powerful symbol of purity, life, peace, and symbiosis, it is no coincidence that one of the most enduring images from the peace movement of the 1960's is that of a flower in the barrel of a rifle, a single flower with the power to inspire peace for generations.