What do flower varieties and colours mean

What does the Iris symbolise

The iris flower has a long and storied history. Its name comes from the Greek goddess Iris, who was the rainbow’s personification and a messenger between mortals and the gods. But the iris did not always have the name we know it by today. The iris flower has gone by many different names over the millennia. Many of the flower styles used by include the Iris, Rose or Lily featured in this article

What is the popular symbolism of the Lily flower?

The Lily history goes back some 6, 000 years, to the time when people first began to decorate their homes with blooms. The first water lilies originated in the New World, but only the Aztecs of Mexico dared to wear the flowers. (It was Spain’s missionaries who first brought the flowers back to Europe, where they were initially thought to be poisonous.) However, the first Lily to impact the world of fashion was a hybrid white water lily named ‘Trumpet’. It was named after the shape of its flower. The flower was also a great favourite of Queen Victoria. Many of the flower styles used by include the Iris, Rose or Lily featured in this article

What is the popular symbolism of the Orchid flower?

Orchids are the flowers most often used in bouquets and are the second most popular flower to give as a gift. Both are appropriate, since orchids come in a dazzling spectrum of colours, shapes, and sizes, and each bloom lasts a long time. This is because orchids are among the few types of flowers that don’t need to pollinate to complete their lifecycle. It’s quite challenging to pollinate an orchid, which is part of the reason they’ve evolved to be so beautiful and fragrant to attract carrion and dung beetles, which love to eat decomposed carrion.

What does the Rose symbolise

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, or so goes the famous quote by William Shakespeare. But if you were to use the same quote to describe a rose, you’d be missing out on a lot of the plant’s history. The rose plant is a beautiful flower cultivated for thousands of years, but it wasn’t until the 18th century that roses became the most popular flower in the world. Brief History: Roses have been cultivated for at least 4, 000 years, possibly much longer, beginning in the Fertile Crescent. They were first described in writing in China around 2700 BC, and by the time of the Roman Empire, they were being used regularly.

What is the popular symbolism of the Hydrangeaflower?

Hydrangeas have been around for thousands of years. The genus name for hydrangeas, Hydrangea, is derived from the Greek word “Hydro”, meaning water, and “Ang”, meaning a vessel, making the name translate into “water vessel”. The name is derived from the large, water-holding flower heads. Hydrangeas originated in China and then travelled to Japan, where they were cultivated in the royal gardens.

What does the Daisy symbolise

The daisy, perhaps the most popular of all flowers, is so named because it appears as a circle of “dae” or “day” in Middle English. Its popularity is due to its cheery yellow colour and centre of black or white petals. Today, the daisy is used on numerous occasions in every season. It is seen as a symbol of purity, faith, and innocence. Many brides choose the daisy to adorn their bouquets on their special day. This is because it is a symbol of good luck, which most brides need. The daisy is also a symbol of summer since its season is typically in the summer.