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Choosing the Right Flower for the Right Occasion

Choosing the Right Flower for the Right Occasion

Tweet You can say a lot with a simple flower. In fact, you might be saying more than you realize. Flowers have a lot of meaning, and this “how to guide” can help you discover a little more about these beautiful gifts. The traditional rose, for example, can say many different things depending on the color and the number you send. This could be really important for your next international flower delivery to someone special. If, for example, you were…

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The Meaning of Yellow Roses

The Meaning of Yellow Roses

The History and Meaning of Yellow Roses by daFlores.com Yellow roses don’t usually occur naturally in nature, though a few varieties of the wild five-petaled rose do indeed show yellow. Because one did, a rose breeder was able to create yellow roses as we know them today. The first yellow roses Joseph Permet-Ducher of France had been trying to create a yellow rose for about two decades, following on from other rose experts of the late 1800s. He didn’t have…

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The Meaning of White Roses

The Meaning of White Roses

History and Meaning of White Roses While pink roses were the most commonly-found in nature, white roses are also among the earliest roses known to humanity. These five-petaled roses were pure in their simplicity but have been hybridized and developed into numerous styles. Tea roses, climbing roses, variegated roses and more all bear those heart-achingly beautiful white petals. White roses and marriage A bride wears a white dress, and carries white roses for purity. Flower girls carry them and may…

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Meaning of Pink Roses

Meaning of Pink Roses

Meaning of Pink Roses by daFlores.com Around 150 species of roses, in the rosa family, exist in nature. Early roses tended to be pink, white and magenta and they grow all over the northern hemisphere. It’s believed that the Chinese were the first to cultivate roses, something like five thousand years ago. The Romans also liked them, growing these flowers in the Middle East. Not only were they decorative, they were used as confetti, to brew medicine, and for perfume….

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The Meaning of Red Roses

The Meaning of Red Roses

The History and Meaning of Red Roses by daFlores.com Everyone knows that a red rose is a symbol of love and romance. The bright red color evokes the color of heart-blood and the flower’s pristine beauty reflects the beauty of the person who’s receiving it. But roses have been around for some 35 million years, and their symbolism stretches far beyond their current romantic associations. Religious symbolism Early Christians equated the five petals of a wild rose with the five…

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