5 Flowers and Their Symbolic Meaning

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Have you ever wanted to give away flowers for a present, but spent significant time wondering whether the type or the color of the flower is appropriate? Well, have no fear anymore! Here are some basics on the type of flowers and their symbolic meaning, which will help you choose the appropriate flowers for the next occasion when you will give flowers as a present.

  1. Roses

Roses signify love; however the color of the rose changes its symbolism. Red roses are used to express love and respect, but also passion and congratulations. If you give someone white roses they will signify the heavenly purity and innocence and youth, sometimes white roses can also be a symbol of silence, secrecy and humility. Pink roses express appreciation, admiration and grace; whereas yellow roses are a symbol of friendship, delight, joy and jealousy even. When you give someone red and white roses they signify unity.1088524-red-rose-on-silk

  1. Peonies

Peony is a beautiful and romantic flower with full, rounded bloom which signifies riches and honor. Supposedly, peony brings prosperity and happiness in marriage and fortune in romance. Peony also symbolizes bashfulness, compassion and shame; some legends say that nymphs are hiding from humans in these magnificent flowers. Peonies are often white, pink and red, sometimes they are solid in color and sometimes they have a combination of colors.

  1. Tulips

Tulips come in a variety of colors which symbolize different things, but for the most part they are used to declare love and devotion. This beautiful flower originates in Persia and is a part of Islamic culture and a symbol which is often used in Islamic culture. Pink tulips are a symbol of attachment, and are appropriate as a present for a friend or a family member, as a symbol of caring but not romantic love. With red tulips you declare romantic love and devotion, whereas the red color symbolizes burning with desire. White tulips are often a great wedding flower and are sent as a symbol of apology, but also innocence. Yellow tulips symbolize hopeless love, but also brightness and happiness.Tulips-tulips-28594078-1920-1200

  1. Orchids

Orchid is an exotic flower which represents rare and delicate beauty. This flower is unique and makes a lasting impression as a present. Orchids can be blue, white, pink, yellow, lavender and purple and for the most part they symbolize feelings of love and friendship. Yellow orchids symbolize new beginnings and friendship, whereas blue orchids symbolize rarity and spirituality. Lavender orchids are a symbol of grace and elegance, and pink orchids are a symbol of joy, innocence and happiness. White orchids are a symbol of innocence, elegance and beauty, which are often given to a person who is dear to you.orchid-stem

  1. Gerbera Daisies

Gerbera daisies also come in various colors and have uniquely large blooms, which are beautiful and cheerful. Gerbera daisies symbolize beauty and innocence, as well as cheerfulness and happiness. Red gerbera daisies will send a message of desire and passion, whereas yellow gerbera daisies mean you will try hard to earn someone’s love.

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