All posts tagged flower meaning

The Zinnia; Zesty and Elegant Flowers in Profusion

Zinnia flowers are members of the Asteraceae family, also known as aster, daisy or sunflower family, known for their single long-stemmed flowers that come in a wide variety of bright and cheerful colors, and occasionally bi-colored. The message sent by the zinnia flower varies with the color, and in general signifies fond remembrance of absent friends. Continue reading [...]

Sakura, or Flowering Cherry Trees: Japanese Treasures

Many in Japan consider the national flower of Japan to be the "sakura", or the flowering cherry tree. These glorious blooms are enjoyed by all as a sign that spring is here. Outdoor parties are arranged every cherry blossom season, to view and smell the blossom, consider the transient nature of life, and have fun while eating food and enjoying good company. In Japan today, cherry blossoms symbolize innocence, simplicity, and spring time. Continue reading [...]

Asters For Love, Patience and Devotion

Asters are ancient wild flowers, stretching back 4000 years, and with many alternative, common names. Michaelmas daisies (they bloom around the time of Michaelmas, September 29th), starwort, and Frost flowers. Asters usually have small to medium-sized flower heads, with some as much as a foot across. They're similar in shape to a daisy, or the star after which they're named, and available in a wide range of colors. And their meaning? Read on to find out. Continue reading [...]
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Alstroemeria Sends a Message of Friendship and Devotion

Alstroemeria, also known as Peruvian Lily or Lily of the Incas (and sometimes Ulster Mary, a perhaps deliberate mispronunciation) is a delightful shape, resembling a small lily, and comes in a wide variety of single colors and bi-colored blooms. With the flower meaning of friendship and devotion, you will want to include alstroemeria in a floral gift to someone close to you, to show them the strength of the bond between you both. Continue reading [...]

Send the Right Flowers for Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is a special day to recognize and celebrate the women in our lives who are mothers; our mothers and our grand-mothers; our mothers-in-law; our wives, our daughters and our sisters. But what are the right Mother's Day flowers? If you want to send a pure and perfect bouquet or floral arrangement to show how much you love and appreciate your mom, what do you send? What knock-out Mothers Day flowers show your gratitude and adoration? Continue reading [...]