Friday, September 14, 2007

Symbolism

The symbolism of certain flowers and their colors date back thousands of years. The flower colors you choose for a gift can be just as meaningful as the type of flower.
Below we have listed different colors and their symbolism. Suggesting different flowers for meaning and the emotion they create.

The pale blue hues of a hydrangea or the deep blues of delphinium or iris represent peace, serenity, and openness; all shades of blue can calm worries and stress. Fresh floral arrangements filled with blue flowers offers a cooling antidote to anxiousness.
Suggestions: hydrangea, iris, delphinium


Need to convey grace, courtesy and happiness, pink would be a good choice. For an expression of youth, innocence and joy blossoms of pink from the tiny blooms of the spray rose to the aromatic bloom of the stargazer lily.
Suggestions: gerbera daisy, snapdragons, tulips, rose


Purples origins are linked to royalty. Purple flowers represent dignity, pride and success.
An arrangement filled with purple blooms represents accomplishment and admiration.
Suggestions: cool water rose, alstromeria, liatris


The color red is full of energy, energy to convey the very essence of desire, strength and passionate love. A bouquets filled with rich red blooms represent beauty, courage and heat.
Suggestions: red rose, gerbera daisy, anthurium, daisy poms


White blooms convey modesty and elegance. White is often associated with innocence, humility and reverence. White flowers evoke simple beauty.
Suggestions: calla lily, rose, stock

A bouquet filled with yellow blooms sends a message of new beginnings and happiness. The color yellow evokes feelings of joy and lightheartedness. Want to see a smile send a bouquet bursting with yellow.
Suggestions: sunflowers, daffodil, gerbera daisy, rose


The color orange symbolizes energy, enthusiasm and warmth. A bouquet filled with this vibrant color conveys confidence, satisfaction and a passion for life. This is not a shy color its message is obvious and unashamedly proud.
Suggestions: bird of paradise, gerbera, Asiatic lily, rose

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