Do You Know The Story And Meaning Behind The Flowers? Probably Not.

Do You Know The Story And Meaning Behind The Flowers? Probably Not.

Flowers, representing the core of life in nature, appear in various enchanting forms with different colors and styles, each with their own unique characteristics and style that is mesmerizing. Flowers are a gift to everyone that brings joy with symbolism.

Do you know the story and meaning behind each flower?

Sunflower

Sunflower got its name by the tendency to reposition itself for always facing the sun. Why is sunflower always facing the sun?

In Greek folklore, there is a legend saying in ancient times, there is a nymph named Clytie who admired Apollo, the God of the sun, and light. Apollo did not love her back and in the end, he turned her into a flower. She still watched him move the sun across the sky even in her flower form as she still loved him, just like how sunflowers move to face the sun (to watch Apollo).

Meanings behind Sunflower: Pure thoughts, adoration, dedicated love, loyalty

 

Daisy

According to legend, God will sprinkle daisies over the earth whenever the parents lost their infants to enliven them. Fun fact, they are also the April birth month flower.  In the old days, it is known as “day’s eye” because it will only open during the daytime.

Meanings behind Daisy: Innocence, purity

 

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Peony 

Peony, which is also known as “King of Flowers” is native in China. There are two myths behind Peony. Firstly, it is believed to be named after Paeon, the Greek physician of God who was transformed into a flower.

The second myth is that it is believed to be named after Paeonia, a beautiful nymph. She is transformed into a red peony while she is feeling bashful and turns bright red.

The meaning behind Peony: Romance, prosperity, honor

 

Roses

In Greek legend, roses are formed when the blood of Adonis hits the ground when dying after an incident. The message behind roses as a gift depends on its color and the quantity that is given.

For example, black roses represent rebirth and new beginnings; Blue roses represent mystery and intrigue; Purple roses represent pride and enchantment.

Meanings behind classic red roses: Love, romance, desire

 

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Hydrangea

It is believed to be originated from Japan. In history, an emperor gave hydrangea to the family of the girl he loved to show his love towards her. Hydrangea is linked with heartfelt emotion because its shape resembles a beating heart.

Meanings behind Hydrangea:

• Pink hydrangeas: heartfelt emotion

• Blue hydrangeas: frigidity and apology

• White hydrangeas: boasting or bragging

• Purple hydrangeas: a desire to deeply understand someone

 

The story and meaning behind each flower make it the best meaningful gift to be given to friends and family. With one mere look at flowers, it brings us to utter bliss and calmness to our hearts.

Let us take a few moments in our life to admire the natural floral and feel good about life because life is as beautiful as a blooming flower.

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