What is the flower of love
We have been gifting flowers since the dawn of civilisation and through the times, different flowers have took on special meaning and symbolizes different things. Not all flowers represent love the same way! Some flowers represent a more innocent type of love, others friendship love and also family love. We will be breaking down for you some of the flowers and what they represent.
Everyone knows what red roses stand for - love and beauty. It is almost a staple during Valentine's Day and Anniversary celebration due to what they stand for. Roses are associated with the goddesses of love, Venus and Aphrodite.
Red roses signifies love and beauty, yellow roses signify friendship, white roses innocence, and pink roses signifies admiration for a person.
Hydrangeas is one flower in this list that represents family love. Hydrangea is a delicate bloom which symbolizes heartfelt emotions for the people you love including your family. However, do be wary of which colour of hydrangea you are gifting as it has a wide range of meanings; from heartfelt emotion to gratitude to boastfulness. Each meaning stems from different cultural beliefs and stories.
Pink hydrangeas symbolize heartfelt emotion.
Blue hydrangeas symbolize frigidity and apology.
White hydrangeas symbolize boasting or bragging.
Purple hydrangeas symbolize a desire to deeply understand someone.
Small and cute, the Baby's Breath charming and innocent looks resembles a little baby. There are many symbolic meanings to the Baby's Breath but the most common symbolism of the Baby's Breath is everlasting love as it is commonly used during wedding bouquets and centerpieces. The tiny white flowers represent the purity of emotion that two people should have for each other during a wedding ceremony. As the Baby's Breath comes in several colours, here are the more commong colours and their meaning;
White; purity, virginity, innocence, light, goodness
Pink; a relationship which is romantic, charming, feminine and tender
Blue; trust, loyalty, sincerity, wisdom, confidence, stability, faith
Sunflowers symbolize adoration, loyalty and longevity. Much of the meaning of sundlowers stems from it's namesake, the sun itself. The looks of a sunflower is so unique it is bound to bring joy to anyone lucky enough to receive it. Sunflowers are also known as the "happy flowers", thus making them the perfect gift to spark joy.
Also commonly known as Globe Amaranth, this flower symbolizes immortality because of its physical properties - it retains its shape and colour long after drying. Not much can be said about this uncommon flower but it represents immortal love.