The giving of flowers as gifts initiates from Turkey in around the seventeenth century. It was the beginning of floriography that appealed a wide audience. In medieval times, flowers were linked with ethical connotations as well. Like, white roses or lilies are associated with the Christian religious symbolism of chastity or virginity. The giving of flowers is still a part of the religious customs of many cultures around the world.
Although gifting flowers is supposed to be trendy and stylish nowadays, there are evidences to show that this has been done since very long time ago. The varied shapes, patterns, styles, colors, shades and fragrances have appealed to human senses since long. Flowers signify everything that is positive in this world like; life, love and happiness. Imagine a bouquet of flowers placed in the centre of a room and as you enter your eyes fall upon it. It gives the viewer immediate pleasure. The symbolism of flowers diverges from one culture to another. If you are thinking to send a special message through the choice of flowers, here are some details for you so you may decide easily:
If it is love that you want to express through the floral gift than go for one of purple lilac which symbolizes new love, but do not go for whites as this will deliver the wrong message. Moreover, the forget-me-not and red roses are very commonly known to be best flowers given for this purpose. If you have fallen in love at first sight with someone than it should be thorn less rose to convey the message of your surrender. When it’s about expressing your feelings about your bond or your affection and devotion than a bunch of honeysuckle will do the job. Red Tulips will declare completely that you are in love with the person. On the other hand, when you receive flowers from someone expressing love you can respond by sending pink carnations, while, if you do not feel this way for them than send white, yellow or stripped carnation to refuse sympathetically.
There are other emotions too than flowers that are depicted like Star of Bethlehem gives hope, a Snowdrop offers consolation and an Aloe or Marigold will speak of your grief. An Eglantine Rose can be offered as a healing touch.
Gifting flowers do not have to be a connotation, we can gift flowers even when we feel that the other person would love to get these from us and will appreciate us. Flowers can depict any human feeling so they remain part of every event in our life from a birth to funeral. The art of floral arrangement has modernized with the time and now it has grown into a big floristry field there are now designer bouquets too that are high in cost but if presented to a friend or loved one as a grand statement. So send a message of love to a loved one now whether near or far from you, get flowers delivered to your loved ones.