Historic Meaning of Flowers

Historic Meaning of Flowers

Did you know …   Flowers used to contain symbolic meanings. For example, when a man sent a yellow tulip to a lady, she knew it meant he was hopelessly in love with her. Certain flowers had different meanings A secret admirer might send yellow chrysanthemums. Forget-me-nots were a reminder to always remember the one sending them. Pink carnations were a symbol of a mother’s undying love. Different colors of the same flower could mean different things. Red roses were for love while pink roses meant friendship or appreciation. Gardenias, yellow roses, and yellow carnations brought thoughts of joy or cheerfulness. Specific colors have meaning Even the color of flowers took on a specific meaning. A bouquet of purple flowers might celebrate success. Blue...

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