(adjective) very flowery in style; ornate / tinged with red; ruddy / marked by emotional or sexual fervor / elaborately or excessively intricate or complicated
whose florid life story
a shearing away from our shared reality and a turn towards an interim state that might lead to a florid psychosis
This is the kind of story we are talking about, and they are too numerous and too florid to fit here.
Some memories—often the best and worst—burn inside us for lifetimes, florid, unforgettable, demanding to be set down.