8 Tips on How to Choose the Right Kind of Flowers

by Arthur Raise - Date: 2007-10-06 - Word Count: 359 Share This!

A bunch or flowers can convey messages better than words. So from time immemorial flowers have been gifted to say sorry, I love you, all the best, get well soon and more.

Flowers and their symbolic meanings are found in ancient Hindu texts, Egyptian inscriptions, Chinese manuscripts, as well as Greek and roman myths. The Bible mentions the gathering of flowers. Flower posies, garlands, and more are immortalized in paintings, frescoes, and sculptures.

It was in medieval times that a language for flowers in courtship emerged. Known as "floriography," flowers would convey messages of refusal, love, dismissal, friendship and more.

In 1819 Madam Charlotte de la Tour wrote a flower dictionary with meanings and interpretations. And these traditions have descended to modern times and so when gifting flowers do so with knowledge:

1. Roses are a sign of love and passion. So these must be given to girlfriends, the fiancé or wife. Of all the roses the red roses symbolize deep love while white roses purity.

2. A bachelor button signals single blessedness.

3. Pink camellias say I long for you, while whites ones convey you are adorable.

4. A gloxinia is supposed to say "love at first sight."

5. The holly represents domestic happiness.

6. Lavender flowers convey admiration and solitude.

7. The Hyacinth is for games and sports.

8. Gladiolas show sincerity.

If you are looking to send the perfect message log on to the internet and read through the tips given on online florist websites. Many not only sell flowers but give tips on how to choose the best flowers.

Be innovative and construct a whole verse in a bouquet. The Society of American Florists have given a detailed list online http://www.aboutflowers.com/floral_b5.html . According to them:

- Alstromeria says aspiring.
- Begonia says deep thoughts.
- Camellia says graciousness.
- Black-eyed Susan says encouragement.
- Delphinium says bold.
- Cosmos says peaceful.

The color pink is for gratitude, red for flashy, striped for refusal, white for remembrance and purity, yellow for cheerful, bronze for excitement, red for sharing and so on.

Be a knowledgeable flower gifter. Choose bouquets from online florists with great car and thought.

Flowers are much treasured gifts and bring cheer into homes, offices, sick rooms, hospitals and clinics. Flowers spread warmth and make strangers feel welcome. Flowers bring in positive mind sets and happiness.

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Arthur Raise is a writer for SendFlowers , the premier website to find all kind of services to Send Flowers online like flower arrangements, cheap flower send, roses, bouquets, plants, fresh flowers delivery and more.

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