What do the flowers symbolize?
Giving a bouquet to a loved one, we rarely think about what these flowers mean. But the floral language is very multifaceted and interesting. Perhaps you will be curious to read Vanessa Diefenbach's book The Language of Flowers, in which the main character thoroughly knows what flower she symbolizes and, using this knowledge, she expresses without words what she thinks she feels — the flowers speak for her.
We will get acquainted with the basics of this amazing language and find out what this or that flower symbolizes. To begin with, how can a floral bouquet express love in its various shades.
Flowers symbolizing love
Calla - means respect, admiration, and even admiration. The man presenting a bouquet of callas to his darling is a real gentleman, convinced of the magnificence of his beloved and ready for the mountain to turn for her.
Red camellia is a passion. Crocus is a symbol of joy, fun and unceasing love. He says: "The moments that we experienced together are unforgettable, I appreciate them!"
Magnolia gives a persistent and persistent man who does not get tired to seek the location of the girl.
Daisies are light love, uncomplicated, disinterested. The young man who gives their beloved girl deserves attention from her side.
Orchid is a very delicate flower, meaning love and a certain intimacy. It is accepted to give your favorite people.
Mistletoe is a request for a kiss, and in the rites of the Druids it is a sacred flower.
Forget-me-not is like a daisy - symbolizes loyalty, bright love and devotion.
But the daffodil means love rejected, unrequited, non-reciprocal.
Mysterious graceful fern will successfully give the girl. Fern means that the man is bewitched by the girl and considers her charming.
Primula can be presented to a loved one as an offer to live together. The flower symbolizes affection, intimacy, the desire to be always near.
Rose - one of the most talking flowers. If you give red roses - these are hot feelings, yellow ones - “you are like the sun to me”, white ones - purity of intentions. Red and white together - unity and passion.
Lilac is a tender spring flower, which means recognition of feelings. White lilac - a symbol of first love.
Violet - hidden love, secret confession.
Scarlet Zinnia symbolizes constancy and loyalty.
Not only love
Having presented a flower, you can confess not only love, but also, say, to express friendly feelings or warn a person against hidden dangers.
For example, aster is a symbol of love, loyalty, and also memories, memory. China believes that the flower symbolizes accuracy. The graves of French soldiers besieged asters - as a sign of memory and grief.
Periwinkle symbolizes pleasant memories, but verbena means fulfillment of desire. Basil means dislike for man, hate and disgust. Begonia warns that you should beware of someone from the environment - you may be jealous.
Dried flowers are the end of a relationship, and a bouquet of such flowers means that your feelings cannot be reciprocated.
Good luck, especially in competition, will bring gladiolus. Chamomile symbolizes cleansing, healing.
In a sign of respect and appreciation give a bouquet of red carnations. Cactus - a sign of friendship. Moss - maternal love.
Iris express friendship, trust to the person, it is a symbol of wisdom, fearlessness. The symbol of the family is flax, and white lavender is protection. As a sign of strong family feelings give a lotus, as a sign of comfort - white poppy.Oleander means attention.
Cyclamen - a way to say goodbye, to give up.
Red, green, blue
The color of flowers also symbolizes certain states. Let's take a closer look at what colors that mean.
White means purity, light and joy. However, in the tradition of Shinto or Buddhism, he is a symbol of mourning. Together with red, white creates a good contrast and a solemn atmosphere.
Red - the color of life, love. Red roses symbolize more passionate feelings.
Blue flowers symbolize melancholy, infinity, energy, heaviness and cold. Such flowers give a feeling of support.
Yellow flowers are an expression of sunshine, positive, lightness. The opinion that they are a symbol of infidelity is wrong. Also a sign of wealth.
Green color creates a calm atmosphere, bouquets with greens - a symbol of peace. Light green shade - spring, brings joy. Dark green - peace, fertility, peace.
Try yourself to make a bouquet for people close to you, to communicate with them.