Flowers have been seen by everyone around everyday but who stops and concentrates on them to find out how and why each flower is different or what is astonishing about a certain flower? Let’s discover today some fun facts about different flowers all around the world as to astonishment of many people there are around 400000 species of flowers grown in world.
Roses are valued for their romantic symbolism but their blooms are also edible and have the flavors of green apples and strawberries.
Amazingly, Tulips can continue to grow as much as an inch per day after being cut.
Chrysanthemums are one of the few flowers that can be cultivated bonsai style.
Chrysanthemum blooms can be as small as 1 centimeter or as large as 25 centimeters.
Symbolism such as imagination, dreaminess, and a declaration of love is a big part of the allure of Tulips.
There are over 15,000 species of roses cultivated across the world. The rose family also includes pears, apples, cherries, plums, peaches, apricots, and almonds.
Most tulips have two to six leaves, but a few species can have up to 12 leaves.
In Malta, chrysanthemums are associated with funerals, making it unlucky to keep the flower indoors.
Sunflowers are able to soak up radiation.
Titan arums are the world’s largest flowers at almost 10 feet in height.
Angiosperm is the scientific name for flowering plants. It means “seed bearing.”
The scientific name of sunflowers is Helianthus, Helia for sun and Anthus for flower.
Sunflowers are one of the fastest growing plants. They can grow 8 to 12 feet tall in rich soil within six months.
Sunflower heads consist of 1,000 to 2,000 individual flowers joined together by a receptacle base. The large petals around the edge of a sunflower head are individual ray flowers which do not develop into seed.
Crossbreeding was common in the 1800s when Luther Burbank successfully crossed an oxeye field daisy with a Japanese daisy to produce the Shasta daisy, which is not a daisy at all but in fact a chrysanthemum.
Flora was the Roman Goddess of flowers and her name continues to be used as a collective term for plant life and flowers.
The tulip, a symbol of life, love and immortality, actually dates back to the time of Confucius. By the late 1600’s in Holland, bulb prices often exceeded the price of precious metals. A single bulb is said to have sold for more that $2,000.
Flowers are a great source for humans to express their feelings without uttering a single world. Be it grief, happiness, joy, sadness, enmity, love or any other feeling that one holds in heart for other it can always be expressed through flowers. Here is the list continued with more flowers and their meanings to make it easier for you to express your feelings.
Beware of excess
Wisdom; long life; domestic virtue, great respect
I think of you
Strength, gracious lady; presumption
Thoughts of Heaven
Warmth of sentiment
Star of Bethlehem
Welcome to a Stranger
Happiness in marriage; desire to travel; come to me
Lasting beauty; promptness, you’ll always be beautiful to me
Loyalty; haughtiness; you are splendid
False riches, Pride
Sunflower ( Dwarf)
Goodbye; departure; blissful pleasure; Thank you for a lovely time
Grant me one smile; perfection; gallantry
I dreamed of thee
Strength and courage; activity
Trumpet Flower/Angel’s Trumpet/Datura
Perfect lover, fame, flower emblem of Holland, Fame; charity;
Believe me; declaration of love
There’s sunshine in your smile
Venus’ Looking Glass
Pray for me, Sensibility
Poor but happy
Modesty; faithfulness, Virtue, Affection
Watchfulness; faithfulness; I’ll always be true
Let’s take a chance on happiness
Filial Love (Filial: referring to a son or daughter)
Will you dance with me?
Faithful in Adversity, Fidelity, Lasting Beauty
Purity of heart
Sincerity, Symbol of Love
I cling to you, Welcome
Absence, Do not be discouraged
Cheerfulness under adversity
Health; healing, Cure for heartache
Sincerity, Symbol of Love
Thoughts of friends
Thinking (or in memory) of an absent friend
And the guide for you for flower gifting completes here. Now whenever its about giving flowers to someone over an occasion or just for no reason consult this and you’ll always get delivered the perfect message.
Flowers hold importance at every occasion and event and equal importance is held by their meanings because when it comes to gifting flowers to someone it counts a lot that what message you want to get delivered and which flower in what color can deliver that message on your behalf.
Queen Anne’s Lace
I am dazzled by your charms
Freshness, Persian ambassador of love
Rose (dark crimson)
Pleasure & pain
I am from Mars
You may hope
Perfect happiness, secret love, grace & sweetness, please believe me
Rose (dark pink)
Rose (pale pink)
Eternal Love; innocence; heavenly; secrecy and silence
Love, I love you, respect, beauty
Rose (deep red)
I’ll remember – always
Rose (thorn less)
at first sight, early attachment
Rose (white & red together)
Unity, flower emblem of England
Death is preferable to loss of virtue
Joy, jealousy, friendship (one yellow rose with 11 red ones means love & passion)
Roses (single full bloom)
I truly love you, simplicity.
Roses (garland or crown of)
beware of virtue, reward of merit, symbol of superior merit
Consumed by love
Rose (red and white)
Rose (single, full bloom)
I love you; I still love you
Beauty and youth, a heart innocent of love
Rose bud (red)
Pure and lovely
Confessions of love
Roses (bouquet of full bloom)
Roses (garland or crown of)
Beware of virtue; reward of merit; crown; symbol of superior merit
Roses (musk cluster)
I’ll always remember
Ambassador of love
Tranquilize my anxiety; anxiety
Rose (dark crimson)
You may hope
Remembrance; commitment; fidelity
Roses the most famous among all flowers and having the widest range of expressions expressible through them. There’s yet a long list to come for the flowers and their meanings…. Till then chill out and enjoy sending meaningful messages to your loved ones through flowers and let them figure out what you want to say.
Here comes the continuity to the first blog regarding the flowers and their meanings. Keep checking out the hugest list of flowers and their meanings coming up for you so you get a life time guide for expressing each of your emotion to any one. Find with which flower you can express your love, inspiration, unlikeness, joy, sadness and all other feelings to any one without saying it out yourself. Let the flowers be your language.
Desire for riches
Forsaken; pensive beauty
Fidelity in love; I promise to be true
Attracts opposite sex
First emotions of love
Coquetry, Chinese emblem for mother
Wealth; pride, prosperity
Virginity; purity; majesty; it’s heavenly to be with you
I’m walking on air;
Lily of the valley
sweetness; return to happiness; humility; perfect purity, tears of the Virgin Mary
Sweetness; beauty; love of nature; nobility; dignity; splendid beauty
Love of nature
Delicate beauty, sweetness
Comforts the heart; sacred affection, caress, sorrow
Your presence softens my pain
Sensitivity, secret love
Protection from illness; warmth of feeling; virtue
Kiss me; affection; I surmount difficulties; sacred plant of India, magic plant of the Druids
Maternal love; charity
Love; love in absence; remembrance; Hebrew emblem of marriag
Egotism; formality; stay as sweet as you are; you love yourself too well; self-esteem
Conquest; victory in battle; maternal love; charity; patriotism
Wisdom; purity; eternal love; your purity equals your loveliness
Love; beauty; refinement; you flatter me, Thoughtfulness
Thoughts (you occupy my thoughts); love, merriment
Flowers are a great blessing for humans from the God and they are the ones that increase the beauty of the world. It is amazing that flowers convey a lot apart from their beauty and fragrance. Get the all detailed information about many flowers and see how this becomes helpful for you when you decide to gift flowers to someone next time.
Secret love; chaste love; beauty in retirement; elegance; friendship; hope
Art or artistic; the fine arts; artifice
Hope; lover’s charm
Worth beyond beauty
Symbol of Love; daintiness
Take care of yourself for me; fragile passion; temperance; Chinese symbol of womanhood
Celibacy; single blessedness; hope in love
Everlasting love; happiness; pure in heart
Best Wishes; love; hatred
Strength; I change but in death
Calycanthus/carolina allspice/sweet shrub
Admiration; perfection; good luck gift to a man; loveliness
Longing for you
You’re a flame in my heart
Energy in adversity
Relieve my anxiety
Chrysanthemum (in general)
Cheerfulness; You’re a wonderful friend, abundance and wealth
Flowers play the most important role in the weddings both for decorations and especially for the bridal bouquet. There are many flowers that are used at weddings but it is great when it is known that what each flower means and this will help in choosing the ones that you want to be as a major part in their future life. There is difference in meaning of flowers for birth months and for use in wedding so here goes the list for your guidance.
Better things to come
Fascination and love
I love you
Modesty and shyness
Fascination and sincerity
True love and remembrance
Devotion and faithfulness
Warmth of affection
Fidelity in love
Return of happiness
Purity and virginity
Rose (other colors)
Love and beauty
Choose flowers using these as key to what flowers should be chosen by you and make your wedding go even more wonderful.