Flora & Ephemera

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flo·raflôr-ə) n., Latin - late 18th century [Latin Flōra, from flōs, flōr-, flower;]

plants considered as a group, esp. the plants of a particular country, region, or time

e·phem·er·a (əˈfem(ə)rə) n., Greek - late 17th century [Ancient Greek ephēmeron,mayfly; from ephēmeros, for the day, short-lived; from epi-, upon +  hēmera, day]

things of beauty that are used and enjoyed for only a short time