January 11, 2018 | Blog

What Do Valentine’s Flowers Mean?


You might wonder what do Valentine’s flowers mean? Well, we are going to help you choose a beautiful bloom with the perfect meaning to symbolise your love this Valentine’s day..

Choosing a flower with meaning adds a very special touch to your Valentine’s gift. We all love Roses but why not choose a colour that symbolises the message you want to portray? You might ask, how do I do this and what do Valentine’s flowers mean? Well, we are here to help! Keep reading to find out what message different flowers & their colours portray.

what do valentine's flowers mean

The meaning of red Roses

The traditional gift for valentines, and as most of us know Red Roses symbolise love, romance and are the perfect bloom to simply say ‘I love you’. These flowers are our best sellers on Valentine’s day and we can understand why, it’s a timeless, classic valentine’s gift.

what do valentine's flowers mean

What is the meaning of white Roses?

The white rose represents unity, virtue purity and new beginnings of love making it now most commonly known as the bridal flower but it also makes it the perfect gift to express your love to that special person in your life but their quiet beauty has also made them a gesture of remembrance, honor and reverence, which makes them a beautiful memorial for a departed loved one. Whether stately or somber, the white rose is a perfect way to say, “I’m thinking of you.”
what do valentine's flowers mean

The meaning of pink Roses

The pink hues radiate the meaning of elegance, grace, admiration and appreciation. This makes it the perfect valentine’s gift for any stage in a relationship, maybe this is for someone you admire? or show gratitude for your many years of true love, it’s the perfect valentine’s gift for your wife. Why not add the meaning to a gift card, this way the recipient can really appreciate the thought and meaning behind their gift.


what do valentine's flowers mean

What do Lilies mean?

There are a few different meanings for the Lily which can vary on type, however, one of the most common connotations is humbleness and devotion, with this meaning you can express your devotion to your loved one through a bloom.

what do valentine's flowers mean

The meaning of Orchids

During the Victorian age, orchids were only found in the tropics and were extremely rare. Therefore, Victorians would collect exotic orchids as a sign of luxury and refined taste. When given as a gift, the rarer the orchid, the deeper your love and passion was for the receiver but they are more commonly regarded as emblems of integrity, elegance and friendship as well as portraying rare and delicate beauty.

what do valentine's flowers mean

What do Carnations symbolise?

Generally, this flower symbolises love, distinction and fascination, a stunning valentines gift for a new girlfriend. However, there are many different colours of carnation and each have their own individual meaning. A dark red connotates deep love and affection, light red symbolises admirations, while white implies pure love and good luck. Purple carnations imply capriciousness & unpredictability, maybe your relationship is undefined and fiery? Pink carnations began with the belief that they first appeared on earth from the Virgin Mary’s tears thus they now symbolise a mother’s undying love, maybe not the best colour for your valentine but they are stunning!

All of the above flowers are available in many of our bouquets, why not send one that combines them all! Head to our website to find the perfect bloom for your loved one this Valentine’s day. Whether it’s a Valentine’s gift for your girlfriend, fiance, wife, boyfriend or husband we have the one to suit you.

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