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What The Different Flowers Represent & What It Means When You Receive Them

What The Different Flowers Represent & What It Means When You Receive Them

By Wei Yin on 04 Feb 2020
Digital Editor

When we think about flowers, we think about beautifully assembled bouquets or a simple stalk of rose that will brighten up our day.


With the upcoming Valentine's Day celebration, guys will be wracking their brains trying to decide which flower to gift to their loved ones. So, maybe it's time you hint your boyfriend or husband with this article!

We have compiled a list of some of the most popular flowers and what they mean. Now you know what it means when your bae gifts you that particular flower.

Read on to find out more! 

#1 Rose

Rose bouquetPhoto from Pinterest

One of the most common flowers to gift, roses are considered the flower of love. Nothing says "I love you" more than red roses on Valentine's Day!

However, different coloured roses mean different things too. Red represents devotion, love and admiration. Pink conveys emotions of gratitude and joy. Orange signifies passion and desire.


#2 Baby's breath

Two baby's breath bouquetPhoto from Pinterest

A bouquet of delicate baby's breath is perfect for Valentine's Day too. It represents everlasting and undying love, which is why it's used in many wedding bouquets.

#3 Hydrangea 

Hydrangea bouquetPhoto from Pinterest

This beautiful flower represents genuine emotions of love.

Like roses, hydrangeas in different colours mean different things. Pink is linked to romance and heartfelt emotions, blue is for expressing regret or when asking for forgiveness and white is a symbol of purity and grace.

#4 Tulip


Tulip bouquetPhoto from Pinterest

Tulips are simple but minimalists will love them for how elegant it looks! The classic flower of love, tulips represent undying passionate love.

#5 Sunflower

Sunflower bouquetPhoto from Pinterest

Sunflowers radiate positivity! With the strong resemblance to the sun, sunflowers convey the emotions of adoration, admiration and happiness.

It's also considered a good luck charm!

Which of these is your favourite flower? By the way, if your boyfriend or husband likes flowers too, get him a bouquet! ?

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