Since thousands of years flowers are gifted to emphasise our feelings of friendship, love, symphathy or regret. But honestly most of the time we do not consider their meanings and deep symbolism. Important is that each of them associates a different value and often conveys an underlying message. Find out about their unique meanings.
Cherry Blossom Flowers
The Cherry Blossom flower represents an abundance of new beginnings and new romance. Romance is in the air and the possibilities awaken renewed energies.
Tulips also mean eternal life and are heralds of spring. Along with crocuses and daffodils, tulips are the first flowers to blossom each year, sometimes while there is still snow on the ground nearby. Tulips are symbolic of fame and perfect love. The symbolic meanings also change with the color of the tulips.
“The earth laughs in flowers.” – by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Daisy holds the meaning of bubbling over with happiness, having a positive outlook and celebrating and appreciating the simple things.
Named for the shape of their leaves, gladioli, from the Latin word “gladius,”meaning sword,have a history than spans from Africa to the Mediterranean.
Symbolizing strength and moral integrity, gladioli also represent infatuation, with a bouquet conveying to a recipient that they pierce the giver’s heart with passion.
The traditional floral symbol of China, the state flower of Indiana, and the 12th wedding anniversary flower, peonies are known as the flower of riches and honor.
With their lush, full, rounded bloom, peonies embody romance and prosperity and are regarded as an omen of good fortune and a happy marriage.
Find out more about the meanings of flowers, here.