Meaning of flowers
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Chrysanthemums - symbolize optimism and joy. They're the November birth flower, the 13th wedding anniversary flower and the official flower of the city of Chicago.
Daisy - Daisies symbolize innocence and purity, true love.
Geranium - The geranium flower appears to have some conflicting meanings, which means you must rely on both the circumstances and their color to refine their meaning. Some of the most common meanings are:
- Folly or Stupidity
- Bridal Favor
- Unexpected Meeting
- Expected Meeting
- True Friendship
- Horseshoe Geranium – Stupidity or Folly
- Ivy Geranium – Favor
- Lemon Scented Geranium – Unexpected Meeting
- Oak Leaf Geranium – True Friendship
Lily - Lilies most commonly mean devotion or purity, though meaning can vary by type of lily, culture, and color.Because of the Greek myth of Hera and Zeus, lilies are associated with rebirth and motherhood.
In China, lilies are used in weddings because they are tied to 100 years of love. They are also tied to good luck.
Christians associated lilies, especially Madonna lilies, with the Virgin Mary.
Red Rose - A red rose is an unmistakable expression of love. Red roses convey deep emotions - be it love, longing or desire. Red Roses can also be used to convey respect, admiration or devotion. A deep red rose can be used to convey heartfelt regret and sorrow.
Sunflower - Sunflowers symbolize adoration, loyalty and longevity. Sunflowers are known for being “happy” flowers, making them the perfect gift to bring joy to someone’s (or your) day.
Tulip - The most common meaning for tulips is perfect or deep love.Because tulips are one of the first flowers to bloom in the spring, they can mean rebirth.