FLOWERS AND THEIR MEANING

Did you know that interesting symbolic values are attached to flowers? Here are a few to keep in mind the next time you order flowers.

Alstroemeria:

Devotion and friendship, wealth and prosperity.

Carnation:

Red carnations evoke admiration, pink carnations stand for remembrance and white carnations for pure love and innocence.

Chrysanthemum:

Symbolic of death in many countries and associated with lamentation and grief but they also symbolise other qualities. White flowers stand for trueness, red ones for love and affection and bronze flowers for excitement.

Gerbera:

Cheerfulness.

Gladioli:

Strength of character, sincerity, moral integrity, faithfulness and honour. The flower signifies remembrance.

Larkspur:

Levity or lightness but also fickleness and haughtiness.

Lily (white):

Purity and virtue.

Protea:

Strength

Ranunculus/Buttercup:

Charm and attractiveness

Rose

Red embodies passion and conveys respect, love and courage, white evokes humility and  innocence, yellow symbolises friendship, pink stands for gratitude and appreciation and orange for enthusiasm.

Statice:

Success

Snapdragon:

Graciousness

Sunflower:

Adoration, longevity and loyalty.

The Meaning of Flowers