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Flower Meanings and Symbolism of Flowers

Flowers have long been admired and used by humans. The flower lovers mainly use flowers to beautify their environment. Moreover, flowers are used as a source of food, herbs, and alternative medicine.

Flowers have also been the favorite subject of poetry, mythology, artwork, novel and also religious symbols.

In fact, flowers are one of the parts of important occasions in our lietime such as birth, sick, graduation, promotion, wedding, anniversary, and funeral.

By the way, many flowers have important symbolic meanings. You may send flowers to someone in order to express your love, compassion, sympathy, emotions, and congratulation.

You can find these symbolic flowers online to give as a meaningful gift.

The more common examples of flower meanings include:

Red Rose
Red roses are given as a symbol of love, beauty, and passion.

Poppy
Poppies are a symbol of consolation in time of death. In the UK, New Zealand, Australia and Canada, red poppies are worn to commemorate soldiers who have died in times of war.

Iris   Lily
Irises and Lily are used in burials as a symbol of resurrection.

Daisy
Daisies are a symbol of innocence.