The "Language of Flowers®" represents 200 years of traditions, and is the specific meaning of each individual type of flower and their color.
Flower symbolism and meaning reaches back to the early Chinese Dynasties, and was introduced to Europe in 1714. Once introduced it flourished and grew into a very popular cultural movement in France, and then England and America.
The phrase "Language of Flowers" was first used in print in 1809 and during the 1800's more then 400 flower language dictionaries flooded the market.
The "Language of Flowers" is about romance, beauty, and traditions. Using the "Language of Flowers" is a wonderful way to share flower traditions to the people you love.
Here is a short list of a few common flowers and their meanings. Click here to see the complete list.
Red Rose - Love
Tulips - Declaration of love
Bluebells - Constancy
Mixed color carnations - Pride & Beauty and Health & Energy
Daisy - Innocence (my personal favorite flower)
Lily - Beauty, elegance, sweetness
Sunflower - Pride, appreciation
Zinnia - Thoughts of absent friends
What is your favorite flower?
Don't forget to check the list and see what it means.