Is there a better gift for a woman than some flowers? Most women would agree that there isn’t. Giving a woman a bouquet of flowers may be one of the most romantic gifts that you can give to her. Even getting a really expensive gift does not have the same effect as a beautiful flower.
Sandra Aldridge from Romance Flowers, one of the best flower shops in the UK, says that a lot of men come to buy flowers for their wives or girlfriends for no apparent reason. But most of them want to know what the flowers mean.
That is an interesting fact that many men disregard. Giving a flower as a gift is one thing but giving a flower with a meaning is something different altogether. So next time when you want to surprise your significant other, think about what the flower represents. Here are a few examples that can help you.
Orchids are one of the most beautiful flowers in the world. They go back all the way to the 1800s and have been used for decorative purposes since then. But today they are a great gift for a girl.
An orchid primarily represents luxury. Most people know that orchids are purple, but they come in various other colors. They also represent hope, luck, and love.
Orchids are best to give for a birthday or Valentine’s day.
Daffodils are a flower of luck, as they are mostly recognized. They are equally beautiful as lucky. The story goes that if you give somebody a daffodil, that person will have all the luck in the world.
If you want to wish somebody good fortune and happiness then daffodils are the best flower to go with.
Some people even consider it as a 10-year anniversary flower but there is also the occasion of giving it for Valentine’s Day, which will grant the receiver 12 months of luck.
3. Forget – Me – Not
Probably the flower with the coolest name, Forget-Me-Nots are usually given to love ones. The name implies what they stand for and are given if you don’t want somebody to forget you.
Many believe that this flower represents true love brimming with memories and this flower should be given to your true love.
Occasions for giving this flower are multiple but they are all romantic.
Camellia is a serious flower for serious people. Actually, this flower represents longevity and couples that have spent a long time together usually exchange these flowers.
These type of flowers originate from the Far East, namely China and Japan, and has been popular there for centuries.
Camellias also represent faithfulness and can be given for anniversaries. The best-suited one is a deep shade of red.
Tulips are flowers that are native to the Netherlands. But aside from being the national flower of Holland, these flowers are popular all over the world. They are elegant in appearance and represent perfect love.
Tulips are also associated with comfort and warmth and are kind of flower that many consider as classic. Some men buy them as it is a safe bet as many girls enjoy them.
Tulips are a popular gift to give a girl for Valentine’s Day.
Azaleas are among the most romantic flowers in the world. Aesthetically they are different compared to other flowers and have a unique shape. Many flower shops decide to mix them up with other flowers to make a stunning bouquet.
Azaleas are connected with femininity and are the best gift to give a partner or a lover. These flowers are also really good for any romantic occasions that you can think of.
7. Casa Blanca Lilies
Casa Blanca Lilies are an oriental type of a flower. They are very beautiful and are often chosen by men who know their partners well. They are very sophisticated but also expensive.
The Casa Blanca Lily stands for beauty, class, and style. What also characterizes them is the stunning scent that also makes them highly attractive.
This is a type of flower for special, high-end occasions.
Lilac is a typical gift for a woman. It can be given for a birthday or for any non-specific occasion. You can present lilacs to your girls just because and not more than that.
Lilac come in light violet color or a stronger magenta one. The former represents new love or the first bloom of love and are best for young couples. The latter one is stronger and depicts a stronger, more mature type of love.
Irises usually come in a dark purple color. This hue is often associated with royalty, at least in some places. There are actually many other color variations, like white, yellow and blue.
Whatever their color might be, Irises are connected with faith and hope. They are a perfect gift for a girl that you trust and with who you feel confident with.
Irises also go well when they are mixed with red tulips or daisies and can be a part of a great bouquet.
10. Red Roses
We’ve saved the best for last and probably the most obvious choice, a red rose. The go-to gift for every romantic occasion that most men choose is a bouquet of red roses. But it still works and probably gives the best impression.
There are many different colors of roses, but only the red ones are the ones usually used. They represent deep emotions towards somebody and strong love.
Red roses are best given for any romantic occasion. But they represent deeper meaning and should be given to somebody that you truly love. A marriage proposal is one such event.