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"Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother." ~ Oprah Winfrey

"Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless."

~ Mother Teresa

The Symbolism of Flowers

Bellflower (campanula) = Gratitude

Daffodil = Unrequited love

Daisy = Loyal love

Freesia = Trust

Iris = Your friendship means so much to me

Anemone = Sincerity

Sweet Pea = Remember me

Ranunculus = Inner radiance and attractiveness

Tulip = Enchantment

Carnation = Affection, health, energy, fascination

       White = Pure love, good luck

       Light Red = Admiration

       Dark Red = Deep love and affection

       Purple = Capriciousness

       Pink = I will never forget you

Pink carnations have the greatest significance, beginning with the belief that they first appeared on earth from the Virgin Mary's tears – making them the symbol of a mother's undying love.



Rose = Love       

     White Roses = Innocence, purity, new beginning; Bridal white conveys happy love  

     Cream Roses = Charm (this is also represented by white), graciousness, thoughtfulness

     Yellow Roses = Friendship, joy; the promise of a new beginning

     Orange Roses = Admiration, desire, enthusiasm, fascination

     Pink Roses = Appreciation, admiration, gratitude, happiness, thankfulness

       Coral Roses = friendship, modesty, sympathy

     Lavender Roses = Love at first sight, enchantment

     Deep, dark crimson rose: mourning

     Red Roses = Love, passion, beauty; All Red Roses mean "I love you”             

              Rose Color Combinations

           Orange & Yellow = Passionate thoughts

           Red & Yellow = Congratulations

           Red & White = Unity

January = carnation and snowdrop          July =  larkspur and the waterlily   

February = violet and primrose                  August = gladiolus and poppy

March = daffodil and the jonquil               September = aster and morning glory

April = daisy and the sweet pea                 October = marigold and cosmos

May = lily of the valley and hawthorn      November = chrysanthemum       

June = rose and the honeysuckle              December = narcissus (paperwhite) and holly

            Sources: herewearewithluci.com, almanac.com, Teleflora.com

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