Cempasúchil comes from the Náhuatl “Cempohualxochitl” which translates to “many flowers”. It’s, also known as “flower of the Dead” beacuse of it’s use in funerary rituals as a tomb decoration since it was thought that its yellow and orange petals were able tokeep the heat of the sun and shelter the dead.

“Luego llegó Huitzilin, en forma de un colibrí, y amoroso se posó en el centro de la flor, y al instante la flor se abrió en 20 pétalos, de aroma intenso y misterioso…” - Cempoalxochitl


This generative Cempasúchil are created to honor out loved ones we lost during the COVID-19 Pandemic.