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Meaning of Flowers: Love & Beauty

The simple act of giving someone flowers has meaning, whether it’s love, well wishes, congratulations, or get better. But did you know that every flower has it’s own meaning? Some flowers can inspire wealth and money, while others say happiness or beauty.

Some flowers clearly say “I love you”, “I wish you well”, or “Be happy”. There are so many occasions to give someone flowers that say love, like Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, a birthday or anniversary. We’ve compiled a list of some popular flowers. Read on to find out which ones you should give!

1. Alstroemeria – wealth, prosperity, and fortune

2. Calla Lily – magnificence and beauty

3. Carnation – pride and beauty; a red carnation symbolizes love, pride, and admiration

4. Daffodil – regard and chivalry; indicative of rebirth, new beginnings and eternal life

5. Delphinium – big-heartedness, fun, lightness, and levity

6. Freesia – innocence and thoughtfulness

7. Gardenia – purity and sweetness

8. Gerbera daisy – cheerfulness

9. Gladiolus – strength of character, faithfulness, honor

10. Hyacinth – playfulness, sporty attitude

11. Hydrangea – heartfelt emotions, gratitude

12. Iris – eloquence, wisdom

13. Lilac – youthful innocence, confidence

14. Lily – purity and refined beauty15. Rose – love

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