flower meanings

A Penny for Your Thoughts: Gladiolus for Your Heart

Each month and each Zodiac sign have its own flower and August is no exception with the Gladiolus. With their sword-shaped leaves and brightly coloured funnel-shaped spiky flowers, the Gladiolus are widely cultivated and are native to various tropical locations and South Africa. Gladiolus are also known as Gladiola and Sword Lily The latter could …

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Types of Flowers

I wondered if you knew flowers have always been a part of nearly every culture in the world? Some types of flowers, like the lotus, bear significance in religions such as Buddhism and Hinduism. Other types of flowers are revered by many a poet and scholar. Indeed, there is a flower type that serves as …

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Flowers and Their Symbolic Meanings

Most flowers have a symbolic meaning, often one with a history of use that stretches back over the years. Various cultures around the world have employed flowers and blossoms for different uses in their societies including religious rituals, wedding ceremonies, and simple decorations. Peace, beauty, purity, strength– all of these and more can be linked …

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