Flowers with meaning….

6 Mar

flowerFlowers are usually chosen for a wedding because of the color or look. How about filling your ceremony and reception with flowers mean something to you? One idea: give each of your bridesmaids a bouquet featuring a signature flower whose meaning suits her personality. Attach a note to the bouquet explaining why you picked that bloom just for her. Here are some of the meanings of some popular flowers to get you started.

 


Amaranthus:
Constancy and fidelity
Amaryllis: Pride, pastoral beauty
Anemone: Abandonment, forsakenness, sincerity, fragility
Chrysanthemum: Happiness and long life
Chrysanthemum (White): Truth
Chrysanthemum (Yellow): Secret admirer
Chrysanthemum (Red): Love
Daffodil (a.k.a. Narcissus): Respect, good fortune, chivalry, unrequited love
Daisy: Innocence, loyal love, purity
Forget-Me-Not: Faithful love and memory, true love
Iris: Faith and wisdom, inspiration
Ivy: Fidelity, wedded love, affection
Lilac: First love
Lily: Purity and sweetness
Lily of the Valley: Renewed happiness and humility
Orchid: Love and beauty
Peony: Happiness and prosperity
Rose (Red): Love and desire
Rose (White): Purity and innocence
Sweet Pea: Departure
Tulip: True love
Violet: Modesty
Zinnia: Thoughts of friends, thoughts of absent friends

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One Response to “Flowers with meaning….”

  1. Flowers September 4, 2009 at 11:44 pm #

    Thanks for sharing the meaning of flowers. It was nice going through your blog. Keep it up the good work.

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