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Occasion Flowers – Choosing the Right Flower for the Right Occasion

You can say a lot with a simple flower. In fact, you might be saying more than you realize. Flowers have a lot of meaning and this “how-to guide” can help you discover a little more about these beautiful gifts and select the perfect occasion flowers.

The traditional rose, for example, can say many different things depending on the color and the number you send.

Flowers and what they symbolize

  1. Amaryllis
    Famous for its capability to produce flowers for up to 75 years. It represents radiant beauty.
  2. Anthurium
    The most popular and long-lasting tropical flower. Anthurium is a symbol of hospitality and luxury.
  3. Aster
    It was believed in ancient times that if aster leaves were burned, it’s scent would drive away evil spirits. The aster signifies patience.
  4. Bird of Paradise
    Native to South Africa represents joy.
  5. Carnation
    Originally from the East and has been cultivated for the last 2,000 years. A fragrant flower that embodies pride and beauty.
  6. Chrysanthemum
    Chrysanthemums sometimes called mums or chrysanths, are flowering plants of the genus Chrysanthemum in the family Asteraceae. The chrysanthemums symbolize the sun and signifies fidelity.
  7. Gladiolus flower
    Its name is derived from the Latin word gladius, which means sword. An amazing flower that represents Roman gladiators and strength of character.
  8. Heather
    Widely used as a roofing material, bedding, form or fuel, and also for rope making. The Heather Signifies admiration.
  9. Hydrangea
    Traces it’s origin to Japan, hydrangeas symbolize friendship, devotion, perseverance, sincerity, and understanding.
  10. Lily
    The majestic white Lily (The pure flower) is the symbol of purity, in most cultures the lily represents purity, chastity, and virtue. A tiger Lily represents wealth and pride.
  11. Orchid
    The orchid is an exotic and beautiful flower that intends to leave a long-lasting impression.
  12. Rose
    Red Roses are considered the most romantic flowers of all, Roses are a symbol of love, passion, friendship, and purity.
  13. Sunflower
    Always faces the sun, which initiates the feeling of pure thoughts. Sunflowers symbolize adoration, loyalty and longevity.
  14. Sweet Pea
    When it comes to floral language, the sweetpea flower is associated with blissful pleasure, departure, farewell, thank you and adieu. It’s also well known that it is the birth flower of April.
  15. Tulip
    A symbol of fame and perfect love, tulips are the 11th wedding anniversary flower. The Tulip, originally from Persia and Turkey, is an iconic symbol of the Netherlands because it caused economic turmoil in the 16th century.

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