Not only are flowers beautiful additions to our homes, weddings and special events, they also have different meanings attached to them. Flower language – or floriography – is the art of flower symbolism, which varies depending on the type, color and number of flowers given.

The experts at Lucy’s Flowers offer you this guide to the language of flowers, so you can add extra meaning to the next bouquet you send or the flowers you choose for your next special occasion — or for your home:

Flowers of love:

  • Red roses
  • Dahlia
  • Red tulips
  • Carnations
  • Red Camellia

Flowers of friendship:

  • Yellow roses
  • Freesia
  • Lilies

Flowers of Admiration:

  • Lavender Rose
  • Orchids
  • Amaryllis
  • Pink Camellia

Flowers of Gratitude:

  • Pink Roses
  • Hydrangea
  • Peach Rose

Flowers of Empathy & Remembrance:

  • Poppies
  • White Stargazer Lillies
  • Statice
  • Purple Hyacinth
  • White Tulips

Flowers of Joy:

  • Sunflowers
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Daffodils

At Lucy’s Flowers, we make it easier for you to get stunning floral arrangements from the comfort of your home or office — with high quality blooms and an equally high level of customer service. We take pride in our floral designs, and in making special occasions, corporate events and landscapes a treat for the eyes, as well as the nose! For more information on our services, give us a call today.

How to make a DIY bouquet

It feels good to display an arrangement you've created- follow Lucy's steps to creating a DIY bouquet for your home.