You may have your favorite flowers already picked out for your wedding. This selection may be based on the flower’s looks, color, on seasonal availability, or even price. But have you considered adding flowers to your wedding based on its sentimental and symbolic meaning? Here are some flower options you might choose based on its sentiments of love, happiness and the good fortune that they convey.
The name, “daisy,” comes from the Anglo-Saxon “daes eage,” or “day’s eye.” This is in reference to the way flowers open and close with the sun. Daisies symbolize innocence, gentleness, and purity. This flower is said to have derived from a Dryad who presided over forests, meadows, and pastures. This could be represented to mean a spirit of watchfulness and protection.
This gorgeous, voluptuous flower is the state flower of Indiana, and the 12th wedding anniversary flower. Peonies are known as the flower of riches and honor. With their lush, full, rounded bloom, peonies embody romance and prosperity and are regarded as an omen of good fortune and a happy marriage.
Red tulips are most strongly associated with true love, while purple symbolizes royalty. The meaning of yellow tulips has evolved somewhat, from once representing unrequited love to now being a common expression for cheerful thoughts and sunshine.
Also known as ‘the mum’, the Chrysanthemum is one of the most important cut flowers used for bouquets and boutonnieres today. As a bloom of great importance, the Chrysanthemum symbolizes lasting friendship, support from your family and loved ones, cheerfulness and good spirits, enduring life.
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