What is the meaning of flowers

What is the meaning of flowers

What do different flowers mean?


Background: Some say carnations were once used during traditional Greek coronations, today though it symbolises the official state flower for Ohio. Many lovers perceive it as a safer alternative to roses as the red carnation stops short of conveying one's "undying love". Meaning of Carnations: In general, they express love, fascination and distinction while every colour carries a unique association Pink Carnations:
Implies I will never forget you
Purple Carnations:
Suggests Capriciousness
Red Carnations:
Conveys Admiration, my heart aches for you
Striped Carnations:
Sorry I can't be with you
White Carnations:
Expresses pure love and innocence
Yellow Carnations:
Stands for disdain and rejection
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Chrysanthemums:

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See more of the Thandana Bag range here! Background: These "mums" as people call them were first discovered in china. Not only are these flowers great to look at but Chrysanthemums have medicinal properties and tea possibilities that some people tap into. Meaning of Chrysanthemums: They normally symbolize optimism and joy. -  General You're a wonderful friend, cheerfulness Red Chrysanthemums: I love you White Chrysanthemums: Truth Yellow Chrysanthemums: Slighted love 

Gerberas:

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See more of the Thandana Bag range here! Background: There are now over 200 varieties of Gerberas available in every colour imaginable, including blue! Newer varieties have double petals, giving a fluffy look to the flower, or thin, spidery petals, or wider, thicker petals. Meaning of Gerberas: In the language of flowers, Gerberass convey innocence, modesty and purity, whilst white Gerberas indicate innocence; yellow Gerberas say 'I'll try harder' and orange Gerberas say 'You are my sunshine'. View more Gerbera Bouquets here

Gladiolus:

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See more of the Thandana Bag range here! Background:"Glads" were named for the shape of their leaves, gladioli – from the Latin word "gladius," meaning sword. Meaning of Gladiolus: Symbolizing strength of character and moral integrity, gladioli also represent infatuation, with a bouquet conveying to the recipient, that they pierce the giver's heart with passion.

Proteas:

Purchase Thandana leather bags for the lovely lady in your life! See more of the Thandana Bag range here! Background: The unique Protea is one of the oldest flowers in the world, dating back at least 300 million years ago. This flower derives its beauty and personality from its thick stalk and strong, radiant flowers. And not forgetting that it's our national flower as well. Meaning of Proteas: The Protea has become the symbol of strength, diversity, courage and transformation. View more Proteas here 

Ranunculus:

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See more of the Thandana Bag range here! Background: Also known as Buttercup and Coyote's Eyes, legend has it that the mythological Coyote was tossing his eyes up in the air and catching them when Eagle snatched them. Unable to see, Coyote created eyes from the buttercup. Smothered in rich, golden light, the Ranunculus has long been revered for its assumed alchemical properties. Meaning of Ranunculus: In the language of flowers, a bouquet of ranunculus says “I am dazzled by your charm.”

Sunflowers:

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See more of the Thandana Bag range here! Background: Strong and radiant, the sunflower is famous for tracking the path of the sun across the sky throughout the day. Shepherds who would come across them would use them to help calculate the time and for this reason the wonderful sunflower is symbolic of timelessness. Meaning of Sunflowers: If you're looking to convey adoration, homage and devotion or if you'd like someone to know that they're of timeless importance to you, sunflowers are the key! View more Sunflowers here

Tulips:

Background: In the 17th century, tulips became so popular, particularly in the Netherlands that the price of a single bulb soared to new heights, causing markets to crash causing "tulip mania". Meaning of Tulips: Yellow Tulips    Symbolizes cheerful thoughts White Tulips     Conveys forgiveness Purple Tulips    Represents royalty Red Tulips    Signifies "perfect love"   View more Tulips here

Orchids:

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Lilies:

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See more of the Thandana Bag range here! Background: Derived from the Greek word "Leiron", the lily was so honored by the Greeks that they believed it sprouted from the milk of the queen of the God's-Hera. Meaning of Lilies: White Lilies:    Stands for purity and virtue Peruvian Lilies:    Represents friendship and devotion White Stargazer Lilies:    Expresses sympathy Pink Stargazer Lilies:    Signifies wealth and prosperity Lily of the Valley    Symbolizes humility and devotion Calla Lilies:    Suggests Majestic beauty Arum Lilies:    Implies absolute beauty and finesse  View more Lilies here

Daffodils:

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See more of the Thandana Bag range here! Background: The daffodil is synonymous with spring and in Wales, it's believed that if you spot the first daffodil of the season, your next 12 months will be filled with wealth. Always remember to present daffodils in a bunch though because the same legend has it that when given a single bloom, it can foretell of misfortune. Meaning of Daffodils: It implies rebirth, new beginnings, unrequited love, chivalry and eternal life
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Freesia:

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See more of the Thandana Bag range here! Background: Freesia's are among the most popular fragrant flowers. And believe it or not the pink and red varieties are more highly scented than the white variation. With wiry stems and delicate blooms, it's not surprising that the most popular Freesia variety is named Ballerina Meaning of Freesia: These blooms are said to symbolize sweetness, innocence and friendship

Iris:

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Roses:

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Daisies

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Meaning of flower colours:

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