So what exactly is the difference between blossom and bloom when they are verbs refering to flowersHi, nasridine:
I wouldn't say a flower blossoms but that it blooms.
When a tree is flowering, we say the tree is blossoming. When the tree is blossoming, some of its flowers are blooming.
We also say that a child is blossoming when she/he is thriving and developing lots of new skills.
The noun bloom is used for a flower in relation to the rest of the plant.
The noun blossom refers to a bloom on a fruit tree.
As far as I know, blossom as a verb is used of fruit trees and rose bushes but not of flowers themselves. I don't say flowers "blossom" because flowers don't grow flowers on them, they are flowers.So what exactly is the difference between blossom and bloom when they are verbs refering to flowers
"In bloom" is used of a plant in a certain part of its cycle.Plus, which one is the best:
"Flowers are blooming" Flowers are opening.
"Flowers are bloomed" Bloom is never transitive.
"Flowers are in bloom" Plants have blooming flowers.