I’m writing this a few days before Valentine’s Day, and I’ve got flowers on the mind. Flowers are a big part of Valentine’s Day for many people, and if you’re a vintage vase collector, you might be especially into displaying fresh or faux flowers. I thought it would be fun to talk about flower meanings, as in what they are said to represent, especially when gifting.
Of course, meanings may vary, and you’re welcome to ascribe any meaning you wish to any flower or plant! Most of these meanings are according to the Farmer’s Almanac and many of them were meanings used in Victorian times, when people used flowers to send silent messages.
Meanings of Different Rose Colors
Tulip color meanings
Red tulip - Passion, A declaration of love
Yellow tulip - “Sunshine in your smile”
White tulip - Respect
Other Flower Meanings
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