Make Your Day By sendflowersandmore

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Best Online Fresh Flowers From sendflowersandmore to celebrate any occasions like birthday, wedding, anniversary and sympathy.

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In Victorian times, certain flowers had specific meanings because the flower selection was limited and people used more symbols and gestures to communicate than words. But today, with so many flower choices, there are no rules - it's the sentiment that gives the gift its meaning . a flower or color that might remind them of a special event or moment in their lives. Meanings of Flowers

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Alstroemeria Flowers The Alstroemeria is actually a flower that is perennials, so they live for a long time. This flower is native to South America and there are over 120 species of it that are out there. This beautiful flowering plant really stands out and it looks great.

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Legend has it that the amaryllis - the stunning red flower we've come to associate with the holidays - began as a shy, timid nymph. Amaryllis fell deeply in love with Alteo, a shepherd with Hercules' strength and Apollo's beauty, but her affections were unrequited. Amaryllis Flowers

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The name anemone comes from the Greek word for "windflower." According to Greek mythology, the anemone sprang from Aphrodite's tears as she mourned the death of Adonis. Anemone Flowers

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With their open, heart-shaped flowers and tropical disposition, it's no wonder that anthurium have come to symbolize hospitality. Anthurium Flowers

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Bird of Paradise Bearing an unmistakable resemblance to a brightly colored bird in flight, bird of paradise are native to south Africa and represent joyfulness and (not surprisingly) paradise itself.

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Named after Charles Bouvard, the personal physician to Louis XIII and the superintendent of the Royal Gardens in Paris, modern varieties of bouvardia have names such as Pink Luck, Albatross and Royal Katty. Their star-like flowers grow in clusters on thin, branching stems, like small flower bouquets in soft shades of pink, white, yellow, salmon and red. Bouvardia Flowers

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Today, carnations can be found in a wide range of colors, and while in general they express love, fascination and distinction, virtually every color carries a unique and rich association. White carnations suggest pure love and good luck, light red symbolizes admiration, while dark red represents deep love and affection. Carnation Flowers

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The Calla lily is a beautiful flower, oddly enough, a Calla lily is not even a lily, and it is in the Araceae family and is actually poisonous. The Calla lily is also known as the Arum lily so it can be called both names Calla Lily Flower

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If there a flower that is common and that everyone knows, it is the daisy. There are all kinds of great varieties of the daisy and people absolutely love them. It is probably just as common as the rose, but the cost is so much less and this is a great flower to give friends and family or to grow Daisies Flowers

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This flower has some deep floral meanings, it actually says “You are lovely” and it is even a symbol of a secret love. This is a great gift for those of us that are true romantics, think Romeo and Juliet style. Gardenia Flowers

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Gerbera is an ornamental plant from the sunflower family (Asteraceae). It was named in honor of the German naturalist Traugott Gerber. Gerbera is the fifth most important cut flower in the world. The Gerbera flower suggests enduring purity . Gerbera Flower

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Named for the shape of their leaves, gladioli from the Latin word “gladius” meaning sword have a history than spans from Africa to the Mediterranean.  Symbolizing strength and moral integrity, gladioli also represent infatuation, with a bouquet conveying to a recipient that they pierce the giver’s heart with passion. Gladiolus Flower

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Heather Flower Today, it’s the beautiful heather flower in colors ranging from white to pink, purple and red that draw our attention. Symbolizing admiration and good luck, heather is also believed have protective powers.

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Hydrangea Flower First discovered in Japan, the name hydrangea comes from the Greek “hydro” meaning water, and “angos” meaning jar or vessel.  This roughly translates to “water barrel” referring to the hydrangea’s need for plenty of water and its cup-shaped flower.

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Iris Flower The iris's mythology dates back to Ancient Greece, when the goddess Iris, who personified the rainbow (the Greek word for iris), acted as the link between heaven and earth. It's said that purple irises were planted over the graves of women to summon the goddess Iris to guide them in their journey to heaven.

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Everyone loves the lily, this is a flower that is known really well and that people appreciate throughout the world. The great thing about the lily is that the uses really are endless; it can be used for just about anything that you can think of. Lilies Flowers

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The most highly coveted of ornamental plants, the delicate, exotic and graceful orchid represents love, luxury, beauty and strength. You will see that the orchid really has morphed, been cultivated, and has had all kinds of great flowers come out of it. Orchid Flowers

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Roses Flowers Long a symbol of love and passion, the ancient Greeks and Romans associated roses with Aphrodite and Venus, goddesses of love. Used for hundreds of years to convey messages without words, they also represent confidentiality.

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Snapdragon Flowers Derived from the Greek words “anti,” meaning like, and “rhin,” meaning nose, antirrhinum, the snapdragon’s botanical name, is a fitting description of this snout-shaped flower. It’s said that the common name for this colorful flower comes from the snap it makes when the sides of the “dragon’s mouth” are gently squeezed.

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Grown for both its colorful flowers and its everlasting calyx (the green leaf that encloses the flower bud), statice is also considered an herb, referred to as “sea lavender.” Statice is commonly used in dried flower arrangements as well as fresh bouquets. Statice Flowers

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Stock Flowers A symbol of happy life and contented existence, the stock flower, with its sweet, heady-scented blooms, is native to Southwestern Greece and the Mediterranean. Typically found in white, pink, red or lilac, stock is also called gillyflower or Virginia stock.

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While their distinctive and brilliant appearance makes it easy to see why sunflowers have long held our fascination, when they were first grown in Central and South America, it was more for their usefulness than beauty. And perhaps this unique combination of striking beauty and utility is, in part, why sunflowers have appeared as such revered symbols throughout the ages. Sunflowers Flowers

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In the language of flowers, tulips have their own meaning and symbolism. In general the tulip flowers mean perfect love and a true, passionate lover. They means fame, passion and romance. And of course, tulip flowers are always associated with spring. Blooming in a multitude of colors, they are a vibrant, timeless symbol of spring. Tulip Flowers

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