What various flowers can represent – Flowers have long been used to convey certain feelings in many cultures. Folklore, poetry
God created these beautiful flowers for us to enjoy!
In a previous post, the colors of the flowers meant something. In this post, it talks about the type of flowers given. This way between the two blog post, you can easily customize Valentine’s Day bouquets with flowers that have specific meanings.
Flowers are popular come Valentine’s Day, as various blooms can signify love and affection. Roses are one of the most popular flowers to gift on Valentine’s Day, and according to Bankrate, men and women can expect to spend $41.66 on a dozen roses.
Some gift-givers may want to deviate from the standard bouquet of roses and offer flowers that are more in tune with their recipients’ preferences.
Flowers have long been used to convey certain feelings in many cultures. Folklore, poetry and mythologies have played a role in defining the various meanings associated with certain blooms.
Understanding the meanings behind various flowers can help Valentine’s Day celebrants more accurately express their feelings toward the special people in their lives. Read on to learn more about what certain blooms may symbolize.
This flower symbolizes splendid beauty and can be given to indicate worth beyond beauty.
The popular aster symbolizes wisdom and devotion.
· Bird of Paradise:
The interesting shape and rarity of these blooms
· Black-eyed Susan:
These vibrant blooms represent justice and can be ideal for the person who works in the legal profession. These are my favorite flower!
· Calla lily:
This bloom symbolizes magnificence and beauty, as well as purity and innocence. That is why Calla lilies are often the flower of choice in wedding bouquets.
A less expensive alternative to roses, carnations represent pride and beauty. Furthermore, the colors of carnations represent different meanings. Red symbolizes love, while pink is for a mother’s love and white represents innocence and pure love. See what other colors mean.
Daffodils symbolize regard and chivalry. They also can be indicative of rebirth, new beginnings and eternal life. A single daffodil can signal misfortune, while a bunch expresses joy and happiness.
Innocence and purity are the meanings behind the yellow and white daisy. This can be the perfect pick for new, young love.
Those wanting to evoke passionate feelings can choose freesia, which is also said to mean “joy.”
· Gerbera daisies:
With large, beautiful blooms in a wide assortment of vibrant colors, gerbera daisies are a favorite flower for cheerful sentiments.
These tall, striking flowers are eye-catching and make great gifts for significant others. The gladiolus symbolizes honor, infatuation and strength.
Irises represent faith, hope and wisdom and are cherished for their big, beautiful blooms.
Couples seeking tranquility and passion can turn to lilacs. The calming lavender hues also can be a welcome change in floral arrangements.
This flower, which resembles a rose, symbolizes a happy life, happy marriage, prosperity, and good health.
Of course, no Valentine’s flower roundup would be complete without roses. Roses represent love and passion, and, like carnations, their colors symbolize different things. Red roses represent desire, pink roses suggest happiness and white roses symbolize worthiness. Avoid yellow roses, which suggest fading love. See what other colors mean
.Ssunflowers symbolize adoration, loyalty
Zinnias symbolize thoughts of distant friends and can make a thoughtful friendship arrangement to send to a faraway comrade.
Here is a list of more flowers with a short answer.
- Anemone: fragility
- Apple Blossom: promise
- Aster: contentment
- Azalea: abundance
- Bachelor Button: anticipation
- Begonia: deep thinking
- Camellia: graciousness
- Cosmos: peaceful
- Daffodil: chivalry
- Gardenia: joy
- Geranium: comfort
- Gladiolus: strength in character
- Heather: solitude
- Hyacinth: sincerity
- Iris: inspiration
- Jasmine: grace and elegance
- Magnolia: dignity
- Orange Blossom: fertility
- Orchid: delicate beauty
- Pansy: loving thoughts
- Passionflower: passion
- Ranunculus: radiant
- Sweetpea: shyness
- Wisteria: steadfast
Flowers are part of many Valentine’s Day celebrations. By learning the meanings behind different flowers, men and women can make their feelings better known.
Sometimes flowers might mean something else to other people. If you plan to send flowers, make sure you know what types the person likes or doesn’t like. As well as, the colors.
Article compliments of Metro Creative. TF182725 &TF152925 & TF212678 – First published February 12, 2019. Last update or republished December 21, 2020.
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