The Meaning of Flowers


In Victorian times, certain flowers had specific meanings due to flower selections being limited, however today, with so many flower choices, there are no rules - it's the sentiment that gives the gift its meaning. We can help you send the right message. Many people assign their own personal meanings - a flower or color that might remind them of a special event or moment in their lives. For those interested in the historic meanings of flowers here are a few:


White Carnation - rememberance

Yellow Carnation - cheerful

Freesia - spirited

Ivy - fidelity

Jasmine - grace and elegance

Calla Lily - regal

Stargazer Lily - ambition

Lisianthus - calming

Orchid - delicate beauty

Peony - healing

Red Rose - passionate love

White Rose - purity

Stephanotis - good luck

Sunflower - adoration


For more meanings and information on flowers please go to www.flowers.org.uk