How to Choose Flower Colors for Special Occasions?
Flowers are one of the beautiful creations of nature. Flowers prominently vary in range of colors, shapes and sizes. They are the most popularly presented gifts for all special occasions which we receive and gift our loved ones on wedding, festivals, funerals, anniversaries, birthdays and many more.
We express our feelings in one form or another by gifting these ethereal blooms. Flowers to be gifted on special occasions usually depend on their availability in that particular season. Fresh Flowers can be gifted as bunch or in form of bouquets.
Shopping for fresh flowers for your loved ones is easy. Firstly you think of the recipient’s personality and the occasion. Secondly check for the available options of flowers and shipping period as well as destinations if you are buying them online.
Flower experts say that every flower conveys a message. Flower color meanings exist from the earlier times and are carried over through the generations. Specific flowers are sometimes used to symbolize occasions as per the traditional customs that exist in the countries worldwide.
Here are some colorful flowers and their meanings along with some special occasions when they are predominantly gifted.
The red flower is believed to mean your love and respect for another person. Red flower shows your importance to the person who gifted you the flowers. It also intends great courage in the person whom you gift it. By gifting red flowers to your loved ones or senior persons you convey love and respect. Some most popular beautiful red flowers that you can gift to adorable ones are Azaleas, Red Roses, Red Lily, Red Hydrangea, Anthurium, Red Tulip, Red Gerbera Daisy, Red Orchid, Red Hibiscus and Red Carnations. Red is the most commonly used color of the rose flower to express love on Valentine’s Day.
Pink flowers mean gentleness. It also conveys messages like felicity, grace, trust, gratefulness and admiration. The person you present these flowers is always in your heart and thoughts. Pink flowers are special gifts for any date.
Yellow flowers convey diversity of feelings. Hence if you plan to gift yellow flowers, it is extremely important to send them or take them along with a card which expresses your feelings. Yellow flowers express joy, friendship, jealousy and eagerness to hold the relation. Yellow flowers are given for Friendship day or casually to start a friendship.
Perhaps, white flowers are popular next to red flowers. White flowers signify purity, innocence, peace, silence, secrecy and heavenliness. White flowers are mostly used for funerals, churches or many other traditional religious rituals.
White Zantedeschia aethiopica (Calla Lily), white Roses and white standard Carnations are the popular flowers gifted on the occasion of Easter.
A Coral or Peach flower expresses hope, enthusiasm, modesty, pleasantness and joy. The peach color flowers are ideal flowers to be gifted on your first date. In any relationship, peach flower gives the message of commitment or togetherness.
Lovers who want something different than usual red roses opt for purple flowers. Purple flowers spread a felling of faithfulness, hope and passion. It shows your intense love for a person.
Trendy Christmas flowers comprise the Christmas cactus which blooms pink or red flowers, holly with red berries and poinsettia plants that have red or white flowers. Roses in red, bright whites and yellow colors can be gifted to your love as a single flower or a bouquet.
You can choose the flowers as they mean or go crazy and choose any flower to gift your loved ones. Flowers should be given with a kind heart irrespective of colors along with your expression of words as the genuine reason of gifting flowers is ultimately care and love to the person!
Updated on : 14 June 2011 12:58 PM