Magnolia blossom. 木兰开花 mùlán kāihuā This particular version of the name is composed as follows: 木 tree/wooden 兰 orchid 开 to blossom 花 flower
Magnolias are known as the tree or lily orchid. Flower and blossom are often simply rendered 花, but since a key feature of the Daoist Bamboo Grove Magnolia Blossom identity is the act of blossoming (becomes Magnolia Blossom might be the best 'translation') the verb to blossom is included.
Magnolias come from China and are one of the oldest, most primitive plants on the planet. They take 20-50 years to reach full height. They represent purity and endurance.
White Daffodil 白水仙花 Bái shuǐxiān huā. The word is composed (for our Daoist purposes) as follows: 白 White 水 water 仙 immortal 花 flower Daffodil is 水仙shuǐxiān. And most daffodils are yellow, right? So white daffodil is an expression of individuality. And in the pantheon of Daoist Explorers the name effectively means 'embodying the characteristics of the white daffodil' with particular significance to the water and immortal characters (note that this version of immortal is made from the 'man/mountain' or 'hermit' character)
The origins of White Daffodil. 20th century Quantum poems
A WHITE DAFFODIL I In every other respect yellow, Except colour. The very whiteness hints at Yellow - because yellow is What we expect to find.
"Between good and yellow" Is now obvious. The white daffodil A pure perfection. Understated beauty Longing for nothing But to be left alone A perfection of its own Not a colourless freak.
Flower racism attacks. But the open eye remains Bemused, calmed and awed By the very anarchy of nature.