Say it with flowers! For many years this has been the ‘Slogan’ of the florists.
But do we know what the meaning of flowers is?
Meaning of flowers in colour
Red stands for passion, vitality, love, romance, warmth, seduction, strength, activity, decisiveness, decadence, style and luxury.
Pink stands for romance, tenderness, delicate, joy, birth, innocence, simplicity (baby pink), sweet and softness.
Orange symbolises merriment, conviviality, warmth, optimism, joy, strength, vitality, energy, extravert, attention, motion, celebration, sportsmanship.
Yellow as symbolic meaning energy, activity, growth, strength, loving, hugging, radiant, optimism, joy, cheerfulness, warmth, sunshine and spring or new beginning.
White stands for purity, purity, cleanliness, simplicity, freshness, birth, brightness, light, silence and tranquility, natural love, innocence, truth, naturel, perfection and piety.
|Meaning of flowers on species
Acacia – friendship, intimate
Achillea – elegance, friendship
Aconitum – beware
Allium – humility, patience, unity
Alstroemeria – ambitious, devotion, good fortune, hopeful, wealth
Amaryllis – awe, admiration, enchanting beauty, pride
Anemone – caring, expectation, fragile, sincerity, thoughtfulness
Anthurium – hospitality
Antirrhinum – deception, presume
Asclepia (orange) – dignity
Aster – contented love, happy in old age
Azaleas – abundance, fragile, moderation
Babys Breath – everlasting love, happiness, innocence
Cactus – endurance
Daffodil – regard, respect
Eryngium - austerity, independence
Fern – fascination, sincerity
Gardenia – joy, purity, sweet love
Heather – admiration, solitude
Iris – affection, faith, friendship, hope, message, promise, wisdom
Jonquil – desire, love me, sympathy
Larkspur – beautiful spirit, fickleness, flippancy
Magnolia – dignity, nobility
Narcissi – new life, maturity, springtime, vanity
Oleander – beauty, caution, grace
Palm – Success, victory, win honorably
Ranunculus – charming, radiant
Snapdragon – deception, presumptuous
Tuberose – pleasure
Verbena – will you get your wish
Wallflower – faithfulness
Yarrow – good health, healing
Zinnia – thoughts of absent friends