Friday, July 14

What’s the Meaning of Flower Colors?

Diamonds are said to be a girl's best friend, but did you know that flowers are also a girl's best friend?

Beautiful flowers are appropriate for any event; it is an opportunity to express affection, celebrate, and make someone smile. Flowers have been known to play important roles in everything from fairy tale films to real-life events. Since the beginning of time, people have cherished receiving flowers as a gift. Regardless of the occasion (a birthday party, Valentine's Day, wedding, naming ceremony, graduation, anniversary, appreciation sake, etc.), the recipient always appreciates receiving flowers. 

Choosing the right flowers for occasions may be challenging. When selecting flowers for occasions, the flower's type, colour, and meaning should be taken into account. Florists in Sarasota hand-pick exquisite bouquets for all occasions and brings your imagination to life.

Flowers make thoughtful gifts, which is why it is critical to understand the meanings of flowers so that you can choose the appropriate one for every occasion. This useful collection includes popular flowers and what they signify. While the majority of the flowers on this list are associated with a positive message, there are also some that are negative.

Sunflowers represent happiness and optimism. Sunflowers bring happiness and brightness. Yellow is the most popular colour for sunflowers. But this flower also comes in colours like red, cream, and purple.

Dahlias represent wealth, strength, and love that lasts. It comes in Red, pink, and purple. Red dahlias Represent passion. pink and purple Dahlias represent kindness and service.

Ranunculus are in pink, yellow, and orange.Pink ranunculus represents love and admiration. Yellow and orange ranunculus symbolize happiness and positive energy.

Roses represent love and gratitude.
  • Red roses represent love and passion.
  • A white rose represents a new beginning, purity, innocence, and reverence.
  • A dark crimson rose symbolises mourning and grief.
  • Pink rose: elegance, joy, and kindness.
  • Yellow rose: friendship, jealousy, infidelity
  • Orange rose: ardour and desire.
  • Lavender rose: instant adoration Lavender roses represent love at first sight.
  • Coral roses are a great way to express modesty, friendship, and sympathy.
Gladiolus flowers mean love, respect, honour, and strength. Purple and yellow reflect charm and happiness.

Irises are the birth flower for February and represent knowledge, optimism, and faith. Irises in blue and purple stand for wisdom and royalty. Yellows exude a positive spirit and symbolise hope.

Geraniums represent happiness, good health, and well-wishes. They are available in apricot, lilac, white, red, yellow, pink, and orange. Geraniums in pink and red represent love and romance. White geraniums, on the other hand, symbolise joy and innocence.

Gardenias are a symbol is happiness. Gardenias in red are a symbol of passionate love. Gardenias in white represent the purity of love and the integrity of relationships. Gardenias in pink are symbolic of trust and emotional support.

Stargazer Lilies. Pink stargazer lilies are a symbol of prosperity, affluence, and overall good health.The meanings of love, friendship, and appreciation are all represented by this flower. Dark crimson for love, or pink or light red for friendliness. White carnations signify good luck.

Marigolds are available in a variety of colours, including yellow, orange, red, and even brown.
Marigolds, especially those with yellow and gold colouring, are thought to symbolise joy, warmth, and a pleasant spirit. Orange marigolds indicate energy. The colour red is associated with optimism and good luck.

Tulips represents both perfection and love. True love is symbolised by red tulips. Tulips of the colour yellow are thought to bring happiness and sunlight. Orange tulips are frequently used as a symbol of gratitude.

Peonies stand for wealth and honour. Peonies in red and pink are frequently used as symbols of love and marriage, respectively. White peonies represent enduring beauty, while yellow peonies symbolise fresh starts.

Hydrangeas stand for appreciation and sincere feelings. This flower comes in a variety of colours, from soft pink and white to deep blue and light green. Hydrangeas in green are symbolic of fresh starts. Hydrangeas in pink symbolise thanksgiving and appreciation.

Camellia: The colour red is a symbol of love. Pink is a symbol of appreciation. White camellias stand for innocence and purity.

Finally, flowers can be used to express almost any emotion. It has been said that "flowers are a perfect replica of human life: planting, growth, blooming, and eventually withering. So next time you want to express any sentiment, use flowers.



  1. I enjoyed learning the symbolism behind these flowers. I love sunflowers and they definitely represent happiness for me. Thank you for sharing!

  2. I like how you break down the different flowers. So good to know!

  3. Oh yes this pink swimsuit is super cute and it looks 100% like Barbie <3 :D

    Great post about flowers and their meanings. I love tulips, such a wonderful flower <3 And my favourite colours are pink / lavender =)

  4. Great and very interesting post :)
    I love pink carnations 🌷

  5. Anonymous7/14/2023

    Ohh, this post is a good one! I love how you list what all of the different colors of roses mean. Peonies are my favorite, but they can be hard to get sometimes.


  6. Interesting to learn about colors/flowers and their meanings. Thank you for this post.

  7. Bardzo ciekawy post. Częściowo wiedziałam o symbolice róż, tulipanów i irysów. Nie wiedziałam o daliach, a to jedne z moich ulubionych kwiatów.

  8. Love what all these flowers mean! There is a book called The Language of Flowers that talks a lot about this. One of my favorite fiction books!


  9. So interesting! This is such a great reference!

    Jill - Doused in Pink

  10. What a useful post! Thanks for sharing the meanings.


  11. Thank you so much Melody!! I'm so happy that you liked my polar bears jumper and how I styled it :) I also find very cute the polar bears print, hehe. Stay tunned for more ;) Happy week! Kss

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