Rose is all time favorite flowers of almost all people of the world. Those seductive flowers bloom among thorny and complex stems.
It also inspires us to forget the negativity and focus on positive things around us. The ancient Greeks and Romans linked rose with deities of love, Aphrodite, and Venus. Roses are taken as a symbol of love, beauty, perfection, and obsession since a long time.
These perennial plants have more than 100 species whereas some have loose petals and some have tense.
They bloom in various shades and each of them has different meaning such as white rose signifies purity and peace, yellow one stands for friendship, red is for romantic love and pink rose symbolizes gratitude and happiness. Orange rose is used to congratulate, thank or express love to someone.
Tulips are perennial plants that bloom in large, showy with bright shade in spring. They are usually red, white and yellow in color. They were originated from the east from Turkey to Central Asia and have around 150 species with 3000 varieties.
Most tulips have one flower in each stem but there are also some species which have about 4 flowers on every stem. They are also called 11 wedding anniversary flowers. Tulips represent poise and elegance and its various shades have their own meaning and importance.
The bouquet of yellow tulip conveys cheerful thoughts, white means forgiveness, whereas purple tulips denote royalty. The red tulips are rivals of red roses and they stand for perfect love and the black silky center of tulip reflects a heart of a lover.
Orchids are more than beautiful flowers when one has to speak the truth. Western weddings and celebrations remain incomplete without them. So, they are also called 14th wedding anniversary flowers which symbolize love, fertility, and luxury.
The white orchids stand for purity and virtue, pink for femininity and grace, purple for royalty and respect. The orange orchids represent pleasure, courage, and enthusiasm. Orchids are mostly used for the ornamental purpose.
They are also gifted to show respect for them, kept in the vase to enhance the beauty of the interior, and some of the species of orchid are used as medicine too. Orchids have 250,000 species and about 880 genera.
If anything is there in the world that can lift your mood in a glance no doubt, it is a sunflower. The make the summer bright, cheerful and warm with all their radiant yellow petals. Sunflowers were originated in 1,000 B.C. in the United States when they were grown for food.
The sunflower symbolizes loyalty, happiness, intelligence, and longevity. They have inspired the various artist like Helen Keller said, “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. It’s what the sunflowers do.” It is also flower for couple’s 3rd wedding anniversary and is loved by most of the people living on the planet.
Representation of Mother Mary’s virginity and chastity, lilies are flowers of 30th wedding anniversary. It is also the birth flower of May. They are mostly used in funerals with a belief that the soul of the deceased receives restored virtue following death.
There are varieties of lily where white lilies stand for virtue and purity, Peruvian lilies for amity and loyalty. These are best flowers for any kind of celebrations, especially for weddings. Their delicate beauty gives a soothing effect to the spectators.
Daffodils are beautiful yellow flowers blooms along with trumpet-shaped corona. A bulbous European flower is the first blossom to bloom in the spring.
They are mostly linked with new beginning and springtime. They have a long stem and sweet fragrance which gives relief from stress and headaches as well.
If you present a bunch of daffodils to a sad person it helps to gain them hope and courage. They are taken as the symbol of good luck by Chinese people and celebrate during the bloom of daffodils.
Marigold belongs to daisy family and it is mostly grown up for ornamental use. They come in various colors like orange, yellow and copper-brown. They are the most common flowers which have positive as well as negative meanings according to the different culture.
It is linked with the beauty of rising sun and its warmth, jealousy, lure to wealth, gaining affection and inspiring good relationship. They are offered to gods of various religions such as Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, and Pagan as well.