Language and Meaning of Flowers

How your choice of wedding flowers can speak volumes

Wedding flowers don’t just look beautiful – the flowers you choose have real meaning too. In Victorian times, lovers sent each other flowers to convey different qualities and emotions. These associations were adopted for bride’s bouquets and some brides still use them today. You can see these meanings in the table below — try using them for inspiration when you come to choosing your wedding blooms.meaning of flowers

 

The language and meaning of flowers

bluebelleverlasting love
carnationfascination
chrysanthemumtruth
daffodilregard
daisysharing/innocence
fernfascination
flowering almondhope
forget-me-notspeaks for itself!
heather (white)luck
heliotropedevotion
honeysucklegenerosity
ivyfidelity
irisflame
japonicaloveliness
lemon blossomfidelity in love
lilacyouthful innocence
lilypurity/majesty
lily-of-the-valleyreturn of happiness
mimosasensitivity
myrtlelove
orange blossompurity
peach blossomcaptive
rose (red)passion
rose (white)love and beauty
rose (pale pink)grace
rosemaryremembrance
snowdrophope
stephanotisexotic travel
sweet peapleasure
tuliplove
veronicafidelity
violetfaithfulness

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