45 Flower Meanings . . .

Did you know that each flower has its own unique significance?

Just like us!

1 – Alstroemeria

Would you have a memory of this generous flower?
Alstroemeria is a beautiful flower that represents fortune, devotion, and friendship. Alstroemeria comes in a wide variety of shades, including white, pink, red, orange, purple, and yellow. You can even find them in rare royal or grape purple. They often have cute little freckles and are two-toned, looking a little more mysterious. A single stem has an average of four blooms, such a generous offering with its sword-shaped greenery stems that adds colour and volume.

Alstroemeria2 – Amaryllis 

Amaryllis flowers . . . symbolises pride, determination, and radiant beauty.
The word “amaryllis” comes from the Greek word “amaryssein,” which means “to sparkle.” My late father gifted me this gorgeous flower, I guess his message was to “Sparkle-on”
Also often associated with the holidays, amaryllis are commonly used in festive centerpieces or within a wreath. There’s no wrong way to use these hardy blooms.
Amaryllis is a wonderfully versatile flower that packs a big punch with several show-stopping blooms on each broad stem.

Power-punch your day . . . AND Sparkle-on 🌟

Amaryllis Flower (1)

3 – Anemones

Looking for a flower for protection?
Anemones, symbolise anticipation and are thought to bring luck and protect against evil, they also known as wildflowers. They’re a highly sought-after wedding flower that comes in a variety of both natural and tinted shades. Colors include red, hot pink, burgundy, blue and purple. If you’re not a fan of the black centers, they’re also available with pale green centers! Pair anemones with larkspur and waxflower to attain an on-trend wildflower look!

Anemones

4 – Anthurium

Tropical Anthurium is an exotic flower that symbolises hospitality and also represents kindness! These heart-shaped blooms a perfect addition to your home. These flowers have a waxy appearance and come in six vibrant colors. They pair well with other standout blooms like protea, orchids, and roses.

Anthurium Flower (1)

5 – Astilbe

The Astilbe flower is also known as false spirea, false goat’s beard, or feather flower.
They are said to have the meaning of “I will be waiting for you’ or ‘I’ll still be waiting,” symbolising patience and dedication to a loved one . . . But don’t let their delicate look fool you, they are actually pretty hardy flowers.
The flowers sit on strong green stems above airy, green foliage.
Each stem features a plume of feather-shaped branches that hold clusters of small flowers, resulting in a beautiful, feathery soft bloom.
Astilbe is available in white, red and several shades of pink.

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6 – Bouvardia 

Bouvardia . . . symbolises enthusiasm! Named in honor of Charles Bouvard, who ran the Royal Gardens in Paris during the reign of Louis XIII. Bouvardia features beautiful clusters of flowers shaped like stars on delicate branches, and are available in yellow, pink, red, peach, and white. Bouvardia is also referred to as royal Katty, albatross, and pink luck!

Bouvardia-Pink (1)

7 – Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise symbolises… Joy & Paradise! This tropical flower (a.k.a. the crane flower) also represents faithfulness, thoughtfulness, and LOVE ❤ The hard, beak-like part of the flower is known as spathe and gives the flower the appearance of a bird’s head and beak since it is perpendicular to the stem. Once bloomed, each stem features three vibrant orange petals and three blue petals.

Bird of paradise (Strelitzia reginae), (1)

8 – Calla Lilies 

Calla Lilies named after the Greek word for beauty. They’re a traditional symbol of marriage and are used to celebrate major transitions in life. Calla lilies altogether exemplify “magnificent beauty,” while white calla lilies especially represent purity, honesty, and innocence, making them a popular choice for wedding bouquets. Other than white, calla lilies also come in shades of pink, purple, yellow, orange, and more.

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9 – Carnations

Carnations, like roses and some other flowers, have slightly different symbolism for the different colors. As a whole, they are said to symbolize pride and beauty. A red carnation symbolises love, pride, and admiration, while a pink carnation symbolises the love of a woman or a mother. A white carnation symbolises innocence and pure love. Use single stems throughout your arrangements for a pop of fun color, or bunch three to five stems together to create a ruffled focal flower that may just be mistaken for a peony!

Carnations

10 – Celosia

Celosia, also known as a coxcomb, symbolises uncomplicated affection. They are sought after for their incredible texture and unusual style. The coxcomb celosia has a fan-shaped bloom with velvet frills. On average, the bloom size is 3-5 inches and has a stem length of 30 inches long. The feathered variety is just as unique, its multiple laterals create a feathery-like look and have a soft touch too. These coral-like flowers blend fabulously with garden roses, billy balls, protea, snapdragons, and the list goes on.

Celosia Flowers

11 – Chrysanthemums

This cheerful flower has been said to symbolize fidelity, optimism, joy, and long life. Often called mums, these fun blossoms can also convey loyal love, hope, and cherished friendship. They’re known to be long-lasting, low-maintenance, and very affordable. Pair white chrysanthemums with lisianthus, roses, Queen Anne’s lace, and seeded eucalyptus for a classic bouquet!

chrysanthemums

12 – Cornflowers

Cornflowers are fun and whimsical wildflowers that feature a brilliant true blue color. These flowers have a ball-like center with frilly petals surrounding the eye and can range in size from 1/2 an inch to 1 inch. Also known as boutonniere flowers or bachelor buttons, legend has it that cornflowers were worn by young men in love; if his love was returned the flower would remain bright and fresh, however, if the man’s love was not returned, the flower would fade quickly. No wonder cornflowers make popular boutonnieres!

Cornflower

13 – Daffodils 

Daffodils are a springtime staple that signifies rebirth and new beginnings. These star-shaped blooms tend to be overlooked and under-appreciated, but they have so much potential. Daffodils are both beautiful and affordable. In addition to their bright, classic color, daffodils are also offered in a combination of both, white and yellow, and orange and white. They also come in all-white, too. No matter the shade, you’ll find daffodils in both standards, mini and double varieties.

Daffodils

14 – Dahlias

Dahlias are said to represent dignity, elegance, and good taste. They’re a wedding favorite, available in a wide variety of bold, bright, and beautiful shapes and colors.  Their large blooms provide the perfect amount of fullness and elegance! Historically, dahlias have symbolised the lasting bond and commitment created between two people, which makes them a wonderful representation of marriage.

Dahlias

15 – Daisies 

Daisies symbolize new beginnings and innocence. These gorgeous spring flowers are commonly used as both focal and filler flowers in wildflower and rustic designs. They’re known as a spray variety, meaning each stem has an average spray of 3 to 5 colorful blooms. When combined with a mixture of other fillers, greenery, and a few accent flowers, daisies can truly stand out!

Daisy

16 – Delphinium

Delphinium represents lightheartedness and vivacity. What a beautiful flower meaning! The English word delphinium comes from the Greek word for dolphin, which is delphis. The name is fitting, thanks to the long and lean shape of the flower that looks like the gentle mammal of the sea. Delphinium is also commonly known as larkspur.

Delphinium

17 – Freesia 

A great flower for adding texture, Freesia symbolises sweetness, innocence, and thoughtfulness. Freesia is known for its sweet scent. These fragrant flowers have about 3-5 funnel-shaped blooms and have an average stem length of 10 to 20 inches long. Freesia looks absolutely beautiful as a stand-alone option, and also make a stunning addition to almost any arrangement. You can find freesia in a variety of colors such as white, purple, orange, yellow, and more.

Freesia

18 – Garden Roses

Garden Roses are a classic choice and they go with almost every theme. Garden roses are gorgeous, full-bodied roses, that often feature a lovely fresh scent, and are available year-round. Their lush, ruffled petal, full bloom makes them irresistible! The standard rose has pointed shape petals rotated around one pointed center. Garden roses are softer & puffier looking; standard roses are more pointy. They are all so lush & lovely.

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19 – Gardenia 

This sweet, fragrant flower Gardenia symbolises a few different things like purity, love, and sophistication, making them a perfect pick for a bridal arrangement. Their paper-white petals and lush, evergreen foliage make them irresistible and versatile.

Gardenia

20 – Gerbera Daisies

A part of the daisy family, Gerbera Daisies specifically conveys cheerfulness which is attributed to the numerous colors. They are believed to lessen everyday stressors. They’re widely known as a flower for all seasons and they come in both, standard and mini varieties. The meaning stems from the general daisy family and stands for innocence and purity, as well as being a classic symbol of beauty.

Gerbera

21 – Gladiolus 

A striking, long-stemmed flower filled with blooms from bottom to top, the Gladiolus symbolises generosity, sincerity, the strength of character, faithfulness, and honor. Gladiolus can add height, balance, and color! We offer these gorgeous flowers in an array of colors that include purple, orange, white, red, green, and many shades of pink.

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22 – Heather

Heather represents good luck and also admiration. In sixteenth-century Scotland, soldiers used to even wear white heather in their caps to bring them not only luck but protection. To this day, Scottish brides include white heather in their wedding bouquets for good luck. Heather comes in lovely shades of white, purple, pink, and green.

Heather

23 – Hellebores

Hellebores . . . Although the symbolism of the flower isn’t crystal clear, the one thing that is known for sure is its beauty and ability to add interest to any floral arrangement! Hellebores have a beautiful, natural bend to their stems and have five round petals that come in an array of beautiful colors and patterns; ranging anywhere from white-green, mauve-y pink, and all the way to deep purple shades. On each stem, you’ll find 3-5 blooms with a special pattern like specks, swirls, or gradient. Available in the spring, these versatile blooms pair well with flowers like ranunculus, roses, anemones, or any bloom that has a romantic feel.

Hellebores

24 – Hyacinths

Hyacinths represent playfulness and sport. Greek legend has it that a young man Hyakinthos was loved by the Gods, and when he was killed by a discus, the flower that grew from his blood was christened a hyacinth in his name.

Hyacinth comes in an array of colors, including a beautiful farm mix pack. These fragrant flowers have multiple star-shaped blooms, delicately clustered toward the top of each stem. Although their stem length is not very long (on average around 10 inches long–bloom included), they can be easily incorporated into any tall arrangement with the help of a pick and floral wire.

Hyacinths

25 – Hydrangeas

These large, full-bloom flowers are said to represent heartfelt emotions and perseverance. They can also be used to express gratitude for being understood. Naturally, Hydrangeas come in shades of white, pink, green, and blue (it’s one of the few flowers that have a natural, true blue color!). But thanks to the technology of floral sprays and intravenous tinting, we’re able to offer hydrangeas in just about any color!

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26 – Irises

Irises are associated with wisdom and trust. Each stem features a beautiful bloom with delicate petals and striking yellow color. Iris is known as a springtime flower, but it is available year-round. You can find iris in a variety of colors such as white, yellow, purple, and a couple shades of blue.

Iris

27 – Lilac 

Lilac has different flower meanings throughout different cultures and times, for example, magenta lilac is said to symbolise love and passion, whereas lilac (the soft purple color) is said to symbolise the first love. Lilac is an excellent choice for adding texture and fullness to an arrangement. They come in beautiful shades of purple, white, and blush.

Lilac

28 – Lillies

Lillies are a royal flower that symbolises purity and refined beauty. More specifically, a white lily symbolises modesty and virginity, while an orange lily symbolizes passion and pride. Lilies have a star-shaped shaped bloom that features an average of 3 to 5 blooms per stem. They’re available year-round and are offered in several beautiful colors. In addition to their stunning beauty, lilies offer a sweet scent.

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29 – Liley of The Valley 

Like the lily, the Liley of the Valley represents purity, and also happiness, sweetness, and humility. The popular flower has small, dainty, bell-shaped blooms and is particularly popular for spring bouquets.

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30 – Lisianthus 

Lisianthus has a variety of meanings, including gratitude, charm, and an everlasting bond. Its bell-shaped, ruffled blooms are available in pink, purple, white, apricot, yellow, and green.

Lisianthus

31 – Orchids

Exotic beauty, glorious femininity, refinement, thoughtfulness and mature charm are just some of the meanings associated with Orchids. Whether you’re planning a summer bash or a cozy fall celebration, these blooms are a suitable choice with their exotic and luxurious appeal. There are many unique colors and varieties to choose from, with over 20,000 species orchid in existence, so the options are almost endless.

Orchids

32 – Peonies 

This flower symbolises a happy life, happy marriage, good health and prosperity. It can also be used to express bashfulness and compassion. Peonies are known for their large ruffled blooms and sweet floral scent, which makes them all but irresistible, these stunning symbols are one of the most sought-after flowers available, and with good reason.

Peonies

33 – Poinsettias 

The bright red Poinsettias often affiliated with Christmas, but also year-round, it stands for good cheer, celebration and reassurance Poinsettias! AND They’re not just red anymore! Poinsettias come in a wide array of colours, Red, white and shades of pink. Poinsettias  are also available in colors nature never intended. You can find poinsettias in almost any color. You can even buy one to match your couch. Those poinsettias have either been tinted or painted. Most of us just take the traditional red poinsettia and plop it down on the nearest table!

Poinsettias

34 – Protea

This eye-catching flower is known to symbolise change and transformation. It also represents diversity and courage. Protea has uniquely-shaped, wild-looking blossoms and a long vase life if handled properly. They can also withstand high-heat environments, making them a hardy choice for summer events. Step out of the box by pairing this statement bloom with yellow billy balls, blue thistle and succulents for a rustic look!

Protea

35 – Queen Anne’s Lace

Queen Anne’s Lace symbolises sanctuary. The filler flower features a distinct, blood-red dot in the center, which is said to represent a drop of Queen Anne’s blood that fell from her finger onto handmade lace. The flower is also referred to as bird’s nest, wild carrot and bishop’s lace.

              Queen Anne's Lace (1)

36 – Ranunculus 

Ranunculus conveys the message that you are radiant with charm, and/or very attractive. These fantastic buds are the perfect choice when adding depth and texture to floral arrangements. Their soft, round shape and abundance of delicate petals make them a unique addition to anything from elegant bridal bouquets to modern, pared-down centerpieces. Ranunculus are also available in a host of fun and beautiful colors, helping them pair well with almost any theme or pattern.

Ranunculus

37 – Roses

All Roses symbolise passionate love, but specific meanings are associated with each color (read up on the different rose color meanings!) These traditional blooms are versatile, long-lasting and fragrant. They are perfect for special occasions and “just because” moments. With many varieties and colors to choose from, you really just can’t go wrong with roses! “For as long as I can remember, I have been fascinated with roses…the visual…the olfactory…the touch…and everything else! My own journey has shown me the awesome power of “the ROSE Frequency”. As much as the ROSE Frequency can be explained by science it is even more deeply felt by the Heart ♥

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38 – Snapdragons

Snapdragons are said to represent graciousness. They make an elegant choice for adding height and texture to an arrangement and are more than capable of standing on their own in a bouquet or centerpiece. Our snapdragons are offered in twelve different colors plus a farm mix package too!

Snapdragons

39 – Statice

Statice is another popular filler flower rife with meaning. The flower, which comes in blue, white, red, yellow, pink and purple, represents success, sympathy or remembrance, which makes it appropriate for a variety of occasions.

Statice

40 – Stock 

Stock stands for beauty everlasting and a joyous happy life. It also symbolises a lasting, loving bond. This filler flower comes in white, pink, purple and peach. The flower has a delicious clove-like scent and is also known as the gillyflower.

Stock

41 –  Sunflowers

They are sunshine, happiness & laughter!!!

Since Sunflowers follow the light of the sun, it is said that they represent warmth, adoration and dedication or dedicated love. We offer several varieties of sunflowers, from traditional yellow with black centers to red-enhanced, and most of the varieties are available year-round, so you’re bound to find the perfect option for your event. Sunflowers look beautiful on their own, but pair nicely with many other flowers, like feverfew daisies, roses, solidago, lisianthus and more.

Sunflowers

42 – Sweet Peas

Like roses, Sweet Peas have different flower meanings depending on their color. However, they’re commonly known to symbolise appreciation and departure. Sweet peas have a lovely fragrance and an irresistible ruffled look. These multi-florals come with about 3 to 5 blooms per stem. Sweet peas range in colors from pastel pink to bright yellow. They’re mostly used in garden-style bouquets and centerpieces. Sweet peas are gorgeous on their own but pair seamlessly with other spring flowers like peonies, garden roses and tulips.

Sweet Peas

43 – Tulips

Tulips tend to mostly be associated with sweet, pastel-hued floral arrangements around Easter time. However, tulips are capable of packing a serious punch in terms of color, texture, and volume in everything from bouquets to aisle arrangements. Given that tulips represent the perfect love, adding them to your bridal bouquet signifies a declaration of your love and faithfulness to your partner.

Tulips

44 – Yarrow 

For years Yarrow has been used for agricultural and medicinal purposes, but they’ve been used in floral design too. Yarrow features multiple blooms per stem that cluster together to create the look of one large flower head. It has a fresh, herby-scent and provides the perfect pop of color. Yarrow flowers are often thought to represent both healing and inspiration. Many people give these blossoms as gifts to symbolise their concern for the recipient’s well-being, or to help them find joy and illumination in their lives. proper care, yarrow can last up to five days and they’re also heat-tolerant flowers, so you don’t have to worry about them wilting.

Yarrow

45 – Baby’s Breath

Baby’s breath, also known as gypsophila, is said to symbolise everlasting love, innocence and purity. Baby’s breath is often thought of as a filler flower, but it can make quite an elegant statement all on its own, think fluffy cloud-like arrangements. It can fit with any theme, from vintage to modern, rustic to garden. Baby’s breath is an affordable and chic option for wedding day flowers. This light and airy bloom, typically used as filler, makes a beautiful element to incorporate into bouquets, centerpieces, aisle decor, and boutonnieres. There are two types of baby’s breath: million star baby’s breath and new love baby’s breath. Million star is a classic variety and what most people think of when they think of baby’s breath. Named because each stem has a spray of many tiny white blooms that give it the appearance of a million stars.

Baby's BreathAs a DIY Bride, Baby’s Breath was my choice of flower, I believe it represents . . .

Un-Complicated!

Life within flowers will always show you the way.

Baby's Breath Never Complicated

What ever flower you are drawn too, it’s all about Self-discovery.

Think about your passions, the things you just love to do, the things you could do all day long without counting the minutes? What lights you up? What makes you jump out of bed to get started?

Imagine the impact of standing in the middle of a flower field?

What a great way to nurture your sparkle! Flowers have the potential to support us on our journey. So, take advantage of these bright blooms and make them a part of your everyday life… after all, flowers are not the only things that can bloom.

Everything you need to know comes from within ♥

WELLBEING-IN-BLOOM

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