Friday, 15 November 2013

#49 Fashion and design meaning of Flowers

Wedding Flowers: Symbolic Meanings                                                                       Did you know that magnolia means love of nature and stephanotis signifies marital happiness? During the Victorian era, The Language of Flowers created an ultra-romantic language for lovers' correspondence in which flowers replaced words. If you want to suffuse your wedding flowers with symbolism, check out our guide to the most popular wedding flowers and decide which messages move you most. Happy gathering                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
 Types of Flowers-white dahlias,silver brunia,coral peonies,spray roses and versilia roses.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
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 Anemone

 Meaning: Expectation

 Best For: Bouquets and arrangements


 Scent: None


 In Season: Fall (Japanese) to spring (Wood or De Caen)


 Price Range: Moderate


 Floral Fact: Anemones bloom in either single or double  blossoms.


 Types of Flowers-stephanotis with jewel pins.

Baby's Breath

Meaning: Innocence                                                                                                              
Best For: Filler in bouquets, corsages, and boutonnieres


Scent: None



In Season: Year-round



Price Range: Inexpensive   
TypesofFlowers-Hellebores,raunculus,tulips,roses and scented geranium,tied with beaded ribbons.

Calla Lily

Meaning: Magnificent beauty
Best For: Bouquets and arrangements
Scent: Lightly fragrant
In Season: Spring and summer
Price Range: Expensive
Floral Fact: This large tropical flower is very popular in weddings.
Types of Flowers- Blue hydrangeas, leucoryne,blue anemones, accented with sea shells and starfish.

Carnation

Meaning: Pink represents boldness, red symbolizes love, and white indicates talent. Some other colors have negative connotations (see below).
Best For: Bouquets, boutonnieres, and arrangements
Scent: Very light fragrance or none at all, depending on variety
In Season: Year-round
Price Range: Inexpensive
Types of flowers-


Chrysanthemum (or mum)

Meaning: Wealth, abundance, truth
Best For: Bouquets and arrangements
Scent: None
In Season: Year-round
Price Range: Inexpensive
Floral Fact: Mums come in several varieties, which determine their size and color. The name literally means "golden flower."
Types of flowera-yellow roses,yellow lilis,blue

Daffodil

Meaning: Regard
Best For: Garden settings, in pots
Scent: None
In Season: Spring
Price Range: Inexpensive (in season)
Ttpes of flowers-pink roses,purpal roses
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Daisy

Meaning: Share your feelings
Best For: Bouquets
Scent: None
In Season: Year-round
Price Range: Inexpensive (in season)

TYPES OF FLOWER-

Delphinium

Meaning: Swiftness, lightness
Best For: Arrangements
Scent: Lightly fragrant
In Season: Summer
Price Range: Moderate
TYPES OF FLOWERS-

Freesia

Meaning: Innocence
Best For: Bouquets
Scent: Very fragrant
In Season: Spring and summer
Price Range: Inexpensive (in season)
Types of flowers-pink roses,orange rosea, lilis.

Gardenia

Meaning: Purity, joy
Best For: Bouquets and boutonnieres
Scent: Very fragrant
In Season: Year-round
Price Range: Expensive

TYPES OF FLOWERS-


Hydrangea

Meaning: Understanding
Best For: Bouquets and arrangements
Scent: None
In Season: Spring and fall
Price Range: Expensive
Types of flowers-Red roses.

 Iris

 Meaning: A message of faith, wisdom
 Best For: In arrangements or potted
 Scent: Fragrant
 In Season: Spring
 Price Range: Moderate to expensive, depending on variety
 Floral Fact: Irises come in several sizes; they are usually  blue or white, but you may find exotic varieties (including  purple ones).
 Types of flowers-white roses,yellow roses
 

Lilac

Meaning: Love's first emotions
Best For: Filler in arrangements or as part of bouquets, depending on variety
Scent: Very fragrant
In Season: Local lilacs are available in the spring; imported French lilacs are available year-round
Price Range: Moderate to expensive
Floral Fact: The local lilac is grown like a bush, and is used as filler because of its greenery. The French lilac is more flower-like and can be used as such in bouquets and arrangements.
Types of flowers-cream roses,yellow dahlias,light orange rosea.

Lily

Meaning: Majesty, truth, honor
Best For: Bouquets and arrangements
Scent: Fragrant
In Season: Summer, but often imported during other seasons
Price Range: Moderate to expensive

TYPES OF FLOWERS-

Lily of the Valley

Meaning: Happiness
Best For: Bouquets, in combination with other flowers
Scent: Fragrant
In Season: Spring and summer
Price Range: Expensive
Floral Fact: These small, fragile, bell-shaped flowers are considered traditional marriage flowers.

TYPES OF FLOWERS-

Magnolia

Meaning: Love of nature
Best For: Arrangements
Scent: Depends on variety
In Season: Spring and summer
Price Range: Expensive
Floral Fact: Magnolias are more common in Southern-style weddings, as most magnolia trees grow in the South.              TYPES OF FLOWERS-

Orchid

Meaning: Love, beauty
Best For: Bouquets, corsages, and boutonnieres
Scent: None
In Season: Year-round -- almost always imported
Price Range: Expensive
Floral Fact: This exotic flower comes in a variety of colors and sizes.
Types of flowera-red roses,pink roses

Peony

Meaning: Bashfulness, the American spirit of ambition and determination
Best For: Arrangements
Scent: Lightly fragrant
In Season: Late spring
Price Range: Expensive                                                          TYPES OF FLOWERS-

Rose

Meaning: Love, joy, beauty
Best For: Bouquets, corsages, boutonnieres, and arrangements
Scent: Lightly fragrant to very fragrant, depending on variety
In Season: Year-round
Price Range: Moderate to expensive
Floral Fact: Roses are the most popular wedding flowers.

TYPESS OF FLOWERS-

Stephanotis

Meaning: Marital happiness
Best For: Bouquets and arrangements
Scent: Very fragrant
In Season: Year-round
Price Range: Moderate
Floral Fact: These trumpet-shape blossoms are traditional bridal flowers, no doubt due to their meaning.

TYPES OF FLOWERS-

Stock

Meaning: Lasting beauty
Best For: Filler in arrangements
Scent: Very fragrant
In Season: Year-round
Price Range: Inexpensive
Floral Fact: Stock can be found in many colors to complement and fill out arrangements.

TYPES OF FLOWERS-




Sunflower

Meaning: Short-stemmed sunflowers mean adoration; long-stemmed sunflowers symbolize haughtiness
Best For: Carrying a single stem down the aisle; potted arrangements
Scent: None
In Season: Fall
Price Range: Inexpensive to moderate in season
Types of Flowers: Roses, hyacinths, tulips, calla lilies, tuberoses, folded lily grass, folded ti leaf. 

Sweet Pea

Meaning: Pleasure
Best For: Garden setting, in vases
Scent: Fragrant
In Season: Late spring and early summer
Price Range: Moderate
TYPES OF FLOWERS-          

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