These flowers of Mexico are of great use in love spells where you are seeking to bring to life love that has died or create love where there was none before. Sometimes called Rose of Jericho, or resurrection flower.
This flower is used to increase prosperity and happiness. The water that the plant sits in contains the magickal properties of the plant.
Santeria associates this plant with the Orisha Shango, the spirit of thunder and lightning. The plant is placed on his altar as an offering.