Webtoon ‘Flourishing Flower’ was created by RoseNose and updates weekly. This comic romance focuses on two men who meet unexpectedly through flowers, a flower shop romance trope. Now that March has arrived, let’s hope your allergies don’t kick in and make you teary over this dark yet boy love Webtoon that’s in black and white.
Flourishing Flower Plot
After school Milo and his sister Hanna walk by a flower shop. They meet the owner, Ben. They begin to visit the shop regularly and a friendship grows. Soon Milo realizes that a friendship is deeper than what he truly feels. Unable to process his emotions, Milo has a difficult time facing Ben at all. Will he be able to express his flourishing love? It’s a slow burn, coming of age Webtoon.
Milo is very shy and keeps his feelings bottled up. He is an adopted child and he doesn’t like when people fake smiles to hide something, the irony. He has friends and he enjoys his time with at school, but isn’t one to confront when something is awkward or bothering him. He’s a good brother to Hanna, and follows her antics, which led to their encounter with Ben in the first place. His trouble opening up to anybody causes issues when he feels romantic feelings towards Ben.
Hanna is the one who brought Ben and Milo to meet. She is an outgoing girl who always has a smile on her face. She strives to have adventures and spend time with her big brother. She is sensitive and cries easily, but her heart is strong and she wants to continue seeing Ben. She is first intrigued by the flower shop and it’s flowers. Soon she is excited to see Ben and his shop. She is in middle school and wants her big brother to get along with Ben.
Ben keeps his emotions bottled up at times. He usually keeps a smile on his face, despite the pain of his past. A couple of years ago his father passed away and now he runs the shop along with his younger sister. He bares much responsibility for the age of twenty. He is always kind hearted, and gives Hanna free flowers upon their first meeting. It seems that Milo is awkward and doesn’t want to be in his company. However, as the constant visits occur, Ben believes that this friendship is going great. However, when Milo shuts him out, he begins to question where they stand.
Sarah is Ben’s younger sister. She has also felt the grief of her father’s loss. She helps Ben in any way she can to fix up the flower shop. She is extremely shy around guys and gets nosebleeds. She is very into staying at home and watching tv. She worries for her brother and shows affection through hugs and wanting to talk about his troubles. When she’s shy she rambles.
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