What do these flowers symbolise?

Roses are for romance, but what about all the others?

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It's officially spring, and with the season come the flowers - lots of them.

We all know roses stand for romance and love, but do you know the meaning of other popular flowers?

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The cala lily symbolizes beauty and innocence, which is why is such a popular flower at weddings.

Daffodils symbolise rebirth and new beginnings, as well as unrequited love. One daffodil alone is misfortune while a bunch represent joy.

The peony represents a happy life and a happy marriage.

Hydrangea are great to express gratitude for understanding and perseverance, while orchids represent very well delicate beauty.

The odd looking bird of paradise represents joyfulness, magnificence and it's good to use for wonderful anticipation.


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