Spring is the most fragrant season of the year, thanks to the seasonal flowers that make our life more beautiful after a long winter. Who doesn't love to receive a floral arrangement or a bouquet of seasonal flowers? The eyes are so conquered by the multitude of colors that we omit the fact that each flower and color implies a special symbolism. If you master the meaning of each species or color of spring flowers, you can send an emotional message, be it love, admiration, gratitude or friendship.
1. Spring flowers: freesias, tulips or hyacinths? What does your favorite spring flower say about you?
The delicacy and fragrance of each spring flower houses a small story full of symbols. This can influence our choices when we give a bouquet of flowers and bring us closer to the message we want to convey to our loved ones, when we do not express ourselves in written or verbal messages.
Hyacinth is loved for its cheerful colors and intense scent. The story behind the flower reminds us of Hyakinthos, loved by the gods Apollo and Zephyr. One day, while Apollo was teaching Hyakinthos the art of throwing the disc, the wind god Zephyr, he deviated from the direction of the disc, which hit Hyakinthos in the head. The blood spilled on the ground created the shape of a flower that looked like a bell. Since then, hyacinth has remained a flower-symbol that expresses fidelity and sincere feelings.
You can give these spring flowers in pots if the recipient owns a garden. Or, you can surprise your mother or your girlfriend with a floral arrangement or a bouquet of hyacinths.
If hyacinths are your favorite flowers, then you have a strong personality, like their scent. Those who prefer hyacinths are people with strong characters, who know how to behave in such a way as to impose themselves in society and be liked by anyone.
The snowdrop, the herald or spring flower as it is also called, has an emotional story about a ray of sunshine - the youngest daughter of the star. She was playing among the flowers in her father's garden, when suddenly her gaze was captivated by a wonderful flower that she decided to break to keep. But with that flower, the sun's rays broke a snowdrop. The flower began to cry because of a sore tail that had been torn off. As a gesture of forgiveness for the pain caused to him by his daughter, the sun promised the little spring flowers that he would fulfill any wish. Then the snowdrop asked him to be the herald of spring, as soon as the winter snow melts. The snowdrop illustrates purity, new beginning, hope and sincere friendship.
The tulip reminds of a beautiful love story between Farhad and his girlfriend, Shirin, a story with an unhappy ending. When the young man in love, Farhad, found out that his girlfriend had been killed, he set off in search of her. On the way, however, the horse crashed in a hurry, and the young man in love found his end by hitting a rock. The drops of blood created a dome-shaped flower and since then, the red tulip has become a symbol of sacrifice and eternal love.
Depending on their color, tulips carry messages that can be interpreted differently. Red tulips, as I specified, refer to that perfect love, purple tulips express distinction and appreciation, so they can be offered to bosses, grandmothers, teachers and, in general, to people you respect very much. White tulips are a good opportunity to apologize to someone, yellow tulips send optimistic messages and are indicated to send to a person who has successfully overcome an operation or other moment in his life.
Tulips are the most beloved flowers after roses. If you ever choose one bouquet of tulips, then this can say about you that you are a cheerful person, always willing to show those around you how much you appreciate them through compliments and advice. Also, people who love tulips are curious people who quickly get rid of boredom and who like to experience new things in life.
Freesia is the spring flower that conquers through grace, finesse and unforgettable fragrance. This flower is named after the physicist Friedrich Heinrich Theodor Freese. Its symbolism refers to all that means purity, innocence, chastity and love in the beginning. Bouquets of freesias they are often given to new mothers at birth.
Freesias are associated with personalities like them: delicate, calm, serene and which give those around them a strong affection, like the perfume that these flowers give.
In China, daffodils are the spring flowers that are said to attract luck. They are flowers associated with prosperity, hope and are often given at baptisms or as a sign of friendship.
Daffodils indicate enthusiastic, sincere, friendly people who know how to appreciate the charm of small things.
Nothing compares to the sweet, subtle and lingering scent of the lilac flower. This mysterious spring flower takes you in the nostalgia of memories. According to popular belief, the lilac flower was given to unmarried women.
The peony expresses passionate love, strong feelings, such as the scent and color of this flower. So, offer peonies to people for whom you have intense feelings, of friendship, admiration or love. Peony is a popular flower in China and Japan, where it is considered a lucky flower.
Magnolia impresses with its royal look. Magnolia is a hardy tree that has survived climate change, a tree with hardy flowers, which is why they illustrate perseverance, strength and longevity.
The iris can express different messages depending on the color. The purple iris flowers symbolize wisdom, the yellow ones symbolize possessive passion, the white flowers evoke pure and sincere feelings, and the blue ones express eternal feelings.
As humans are accustomed to extracting opium from these spring flowers, poppies have become associated with feelings of calm and peace of mind. In ancient times, poppies were included in love potions, because they were attributed pain-relieving properties. It offers a mixed bouquet in which to add some poppy flowers for a contrasting and elegant effect.
2. Spring Flowers - What flowers are we giving away on March 1st and 8th and why?
Whether they have a special meaning or are offered as a sign of gratitude, congratulation or respect, flowers always mean admiration. The most frequently offered flowers for March 1st and 8th are spring flowers. If you want to send a clear and special message to someone, then choose the flowers in the bouquet depending on what they send. Whether you opt for a bouquet of a single species or choose a mixed bouquet, spring flowers will add color and freshness to the life of the person you have thought of.
Roses are not the flowers of a single season. You can send a bouquet of roses fresh whenever an opportunity is invested, regardless of the season. The legend of these flowers shows that roses are divine messengers of love and thus explains why people choose to offer roses to mothers, grandparents, wives, girlfriends or any important woman in their life. Red roses exude passionate love and romance.
The yellow rose is a gesture of sincere friendship, while a white rose symbolizes the love of the beginning, friendship and other pure feelings.
Orchids are flowers that bloom easily, in various conditions, both weather and environmental. Orchids are the ideal flowers to give to your mother, wife, boss or grandmother. One bouquet with orchids signifies admiration and respect.
Tulips are also spring garden flowers. If you are the happy owner of a house and you have a garden, then you will enjoy for many weeks in a row the variety of vivid colors that tulips give you. They enjoy an impressive chromatic richness, signifying steady and sincere love. White and yellow tulips are offered by men who court a woman who has recently entered their lives. Red tulips are offered to wives or girlfriends because of their obvious significance.
Whoever offers or receives daffodils will be lucky all year round. The daffodils are offered in a bouquet and, preferably, in a number five. Good luck, daffodils are given on International Women's Day, but it is customary to offer a bouquet on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of marriage.
Thanks to the special perfume, freesias are a delight for women. A symbol of innocence and freshness, freesias are often found in brides' bouquets.
If you prefer to use the language of flowers more than your own words to show the other person how you feel, then consider the chromatic symbols of the flowers.
Hyacinths have been offered since March 8, but watch out for the color palette. You can compose a bouquet of pink and yellow hyacinths, through which to surprise your best friend or your sister who is also your confidante. Or you can make an arrangement with blue, pink or purple hyacinths. The significance of the chromatic mix translates as follows: eternal love overcomes all obstacles.
3. What colors do we select for a successful bouquet of spring flowers: yellow, purple, blue, white, pink, red, orange, etc.
Before you create a bouquet of monochrome flowers or a mix, take a look at the following list:
- White signifies purity and innocence.
- Blue is a symbol of trust, but also of distance and sadness.
- Yellow is a warm and light color. A bouquet of yellow flowers can send a positive and encouraging message to someone who is at a standstill, but at the same time, yellow is the color associated with jealousy.
- Orange flowers express warmth, positive and passionate feelings. They can be sent as an alternative to red flowers to the woman you love.
- Red flowers obviously exude a lot of passion, burning love and strength. The shades of red each carry a special meaning. So, dark red expresses seriousness and flowers in this shade can be given to people with authority in your life and whom you admire. Flowers with light shades of red express attraction, commitment, desire or romance.
- Pink flowers are ideal when you want to congratulate a mother who has just given birth, a person who has just been discharged or to express your love intentions towards a woman you have recently met. Pink is the color of the beginning, positivism, innocence and friendship.
- The green flowers send messages of calm, tranquility and rest. Green flowers create contrasting effects in mixed bouquets.
- Purple flowers send the thought of seriousness, respect, luxury and grandeur. They are suitable for the elderly or for formal events.
Consider all these aspects before opting for one bouquet of flowers or, why not, for an arrangement of flowers in a box. Remember that your gesture can have twice as much meaning if you pay more attention to the types of flowers chosen, but also to their colors. Of course, you can always ask for advice for a wise choice!
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