Before picking a plant or flower to gift someone, check what it symbolizes and make the gift more meaningful.
Botanical Name: Nelumbo nucifera
Lotus is a symbol of peace. It represents strength, spirituality, and enlightenment.
Botanical Name: Tagetes
Also called the 'Herb of the Sun', Marigolds stand for passion, creativity, courage, and bravery. Yellow and golden hues symbolize good luck, just like a shiny golden coin.
Botanical Name: Hibiscus
When a hibiscus flower is given to someone, it means that they admire them or wish for their success. Different colors of hibiscus symbolize different feelings. They generally stand for happiness and good luck.
Botanical Name: Rosa
Roses are known for their variety of colors which have different meanings. Red roses mean true love, Pink roses symbolize gratitude, white roses stand for purity and yellow roses signify friendship.
Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemums represent joy, longevity, and new life. the four seasons. In some countries like Japan, Chrysanthemums symbolize death.
Botanical Name: Jasminum
Jasmine means different things in different countries, but mainly, it refers to love, sensuality, and beauty. The pure white blossoms also represent purity, and the flower blooming at night symbolizes modesty.
Botanical Name: Gardenia jasminoides
Also called Cape Jasmine, Gardenia means trust, renewal, and clear-sightedness.
Botanical Name: Orchidaceae
Orchid flowers represent refinement, beauty, charm, and thoughtfulness. Orchids are also believed to bring good luck. They're perfect for celebrating all life's big, special occasions.
Botanical Name: Dianthus caryophyllus
They're called "flowers of love". They represent love, gallantry, and gratitude.
There are popular gifts for Mother’s Day as an expression of their appreciation and admiration.
Botanical Name: Dahlia
It symbolizes beauty, charm, grace, intelligence, and inner power. Dahlias are perceived to be a symbol of diversity.
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