Throughout the years, flowers have always been used to symbolise various feelings, emotions, occasions and events. Because of this, certain flowers have gained associations with specific meanings. For example, many people associate the Rose with love. However, what do these flowers actually mean and have we been using the wrong flower for certain occasions? Well we have narrowed down some interesting flowers, described their meaning and have concluded that each may be used to compliment heartfelt emotions during times of loss. Additionally, we have examined the Rose, it’s variety of colours and their associated meanings. The rose guide aids people in identifying the perfect coloured rose for any occasion. The guide to roses may be found at the end of the blog.
This beautiful flower comes in a variety of colours, each with different meanings associated. Overall, the Carnation symbolises beauty and a sense of pride. Particularly, a red Carnation may be used for loved ones, admirers and prideful individuals to represent their admirable character. A white Carnation symbolises the love of a mother or woman. Thus, may be present at many celebrations such as weddings, birthdays and funerals.
This bushel of colourful petals is a naturally bold take on the representation of heartfelt emotions. It can be gifted to individuals to express gratification. The Hydrangea is an appropriate option for presence at bereavement services to express deep feelings of sincerity and love, as well as gratitude.
The Daffodil, characterised by yellow petals, is often used to symbolically indicate new beginnings. A bouquet of Daffodils represents joy and happiness. This flower may be present at bereavement services to indicate new beginnings and optimism regarding joy and happiness of the celebrated life.
The Peony, a light pink flower, symbolises compassion and also holds associations to prosperity. Peony flowers are often used to represent a happy life, so using this flower at bereavement services or gifting to families whom have recently lost loved ones are both appropriate.
Since the colour purple is often used to symbolise remembrance, it is no surprise the Statice, a flower with deep purple coloured petals, possesses a meaning of remembrance also. Not only can the Statice be present at funerals, it may also be gifted to express sympathetic emotions.
Flowers are a great way to express emotion at special occasions. Many flowers may also be gifted to meaningfully portray feelings towards the receiver of the flower. Although the above list only contains five flowers, there are several more with similar meanings.
The rose may be grown, dyed or painted in several colours, each possessing a different symbolic meaning. Different coloured Roses may be gifted or present at occasions to express different emotions. The following rose guide helps people in choosing the perfect rose for any occasion.