Must-know Interesting Flower Meanings

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The meaning of flowers was once important for all people, regardless of their age so that misunderstanding of their message will lead the unexpectedly serious results. Let’s discover the full overview of need-to-know interesting meanings of 10 most popular flowers.


Being the world’s most acclaimed flower, roses have been appreciated for their gorgeous beauty and particular perfume, mostly representing love and romance as it meanings. But all kinds of rose flowers have its own attributed meanings depending on its own color. While red roses are a symbol of love, passion and desire, the white ones stand for innocence, purity, peace and tranquility, pink roses signify happiness and joy, purple roses symbolize love and enchantment at first sight and yellow ones speak of friendship, joy and new beginnings.


Roses mostly represent love and romance as their meanings

Roses mostly represent love and romance as their meanings


One of the most popular flower types around the world is so-called orchid whose name comes from the Greek “orkhis” which actually means “testicle” so that when you are presented a punch of this flower, you are a beautiful lady according to the Victorian era. Furthermore, an orchid represents love, luxury, beauty, strength and in ancient Greece, it was associated with virility.


Orchids have an interesting root shape with various meanings including love, luxury, beauty, strength and virility for ancient Greece

Orchids have an interesting root shape with various meanings including love, luxury, beauty, strength and virility for ancient Greece


Carnations’ interesting messages are various depending on their colors: deep love and affection (dark red), love and good luck (white ones) and maybe the most significant meaning is a mother’s undying love (the pink carnation)

Carnations’ interesting messages are various depending on their colors: deep love and affection (dark red), love and good luck (white ones) and maybe the most significant meaning is a mother’s undying love (the pink carnation)


Lavender is considered to be a symbol of purity, cleanliness and devotion. In addition, because purple is the color of royalty, the color lavender also symbolizes elegance, refinement and luxury. Lavender-colored flowers speak of wealth and wisdom when given as a gift

Lavender is considered to be a symbol of purity, cleanliness and devotion. In addition, because purple is the color of royalty, the color lavender also symbolizes elegance, refinement and luxury. Lavender-colored flowers speak of wealth and wisdom when given as a gift


Gladioluses bears the symbol of strong determination, strength of character, honor and speaks out for sincerity

Gladioluses bears the symbol of strong determination, strength of character, honor and speaks out for sincerity


In the language of flowers, purple lilacs are associated with the first emotions of love while white lilacs represent youthful innocence

In the language of flowers, purple lilacs are associated with the first emotions of love while white lilacs represent youthful innocence


Depending on their color, the messages Hyacinths deliver may differ: steadfastness, fidelity for blue ones; jealousy for yellow hyacinths; sorrow and despair for purple ones and play for red ones

Depending on their color, the messages Hyacinths deliver may differ: steadfastness, fidelity for blue ones; jealousy for yellow hyacinths; sorrow and despair for purple ones and play for red ones


Named after a former governor of the French colony of Haiti, Begonias symbolize fear, fanciful nature and beware

Named after a former governor of the French colony of Haiti, Begonias symbolize fear, fanciful nature and beware


The name comes from “daes eage” the anglo saxon for “day’s eye” basically implying that flowers open and close with the sun. I think many of us played with daisies when we were kids, mostly used them to wreathe garlands and wore them on our heads, which makes no surprise that daisies stand for all that is innocent, gentle and pure, just as children are.


Daisies are one in the list of 10 need-to-know flower messages. Interestingly, the star-shaped flowers are a declaration of innocence and purity

Daisies are in the list of 10 need-to-know flower messages. Interestingly, the star-shaped flowers are a declaration of innocence and purity


Tulips
are generally symbolic of fame and perfect love. In particular, like roses, these mostly-associated-the-Netherlands flowers deliver different messages according to their colors: yellow tulips convey the meaning happiness while purple ones symbolize royalty; white tulips stand for forgiveness and the red ones are a declaration of passionate and true love.


Originated from Persia and Turkey, tulips were brought to Europe in the 16th century and have generally become the symbol of fame and perfect love

Originated from Persia and Turkey, tulips were brought to Europe in the 16th century and have generally become the symbol of fame and perfect love, the best choice for special events

 

Must-know Interesting Flower Meanings

 

Related links:

Flower Meanings

The Hidden Messages of Flowers

Mother's Day Flower Colors And Its Meaning

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This article was published on 2011/07/24
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