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Fresh Flowers and Anniversary Flowers

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For thousands of years meanings have been attached to flowers by many
different cultures, with some of those meanings still being considered
relevant today. Though the most important meaning is the thought behind
each floral gift, flowers selected for their traditional symbolism and
historical significance can speak to the recipient in a special way. In
anniversary flowers...


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For thousands of years meanings have been attached to flowers by many
different cultures, with some of those meanings still being considered
relevant today. Though the most important meaning is the thought behind
each floral gift, flowers selected for their traditional symbolism and
historical significance can speak to the recipient in a special way. In
anniversary flowers, this tradition is taken even further by assigning
particular flowers to each year of marriage. Though flower meanings vary
from culture to culture and source to source, here are a few favorite
flower choices for anniversaries to help you express your love throughout
the years.

1st anniversary
Pansies - Thought, remembrance
Carnation - Joy, commitment, admiration (red), purity (white), never
forget (pink)

2nd anniversary
Cosmos - Modesty
Lily of the Valley - Happiness, purity of heart, humility, devotion

3rd anniversary
Fuschia - Taste
Sunflower - Strength, warmth, nourishment. Signifies a 'Devout admirer'

4th anniversary
Geranium - Comfort, gentility
Hydrangea - Gratefulness, pride, appreciation

5th anniversary
Daisy - Innocence, loyal love, 'I'll never tell', purity. 'You have as
many virtues as this flower has petals'

6th anniversary
Calla/Calla Lilies - Magnificent beauty, transition, growth

7th anniversary
Freesia - Trust, fidelity, honorable love. The antidote to the proverbial
thought that the seventh year brings restlessness

8th anniversary
Clematis - Clever, intellectual
Lilac - 'The emotions of young love'

9th anniversary
Poppy - Imagination
Bird of Paradise - Magnificence, splendor. 'Celebrating the unexpected
side of romance'

10th anniversary
Daffodil - Regard, rebirth, unrequited love, chivalry. 'You're the only
one'

11th anniversary
Tulip - Elegance, grace. 'The most romantic of flowers'
Morning Glory - Loves you
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12th anniversary
Peony - Good life, happy marriage, prosperity
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13th anniversary
Hollyhock - Ambition, fruitfulness
Chrysanthemum -Abundance, loveliness, fidelity
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14th anniversary
Orchid - Love, beauty, wisdom, thoughtfulness
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15th anniversary
Rose - Love, passion, perfection. Roses have been a symbol of love since
ancient times
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20th anniversary<br>
Aster - Patience, elegance. Known as the 'Talisman of Love'
Day Lily - Coquetry
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25th anniversary<br>
Iris - Promise, faith, hope, wisdom, valor. Also, 'My compliments' and,
'Your friendship means so much to me'
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30th anniversary
Lily - Devotion, pride, beauty
Sweet Pea - Lasting pleasure, blissful pleasure. Also, 'Thank you for a
lovely time' and, 'I think of you'

40th anniversary
Nasturtium - Conquest, victory in battle<br>
Gladiolus - Sword. Also, 'You pierce my heart'
50th anniversary
Yellow Roses - Inner light. 'The beauty of a long, prosperous marriage'
and Violets - Modesty, faithfulness, virtue, understated beauty

All flowers express love and caring, and some have special meanings to
help you convey just the right message. So, whether you choose a
particular flower based on its traditional symbolism, a special memory,
or just your own personal style, you're always sure to find a beautiful
way to express your love with flowers.

<i>Permission is granted to republish this article in its entirety on the
Internet, as long as the credit and link below are included.</i>

From the <A href="http://www.800florals.com">Fresh Flowers Experts</a> at
1-800-Florals, third-generation family florists, with thanks to Teleflora
and About.com. For additional information visit <a
href="http://www.800florals.com/category.asp?category=la">Anniversary
Flowers</a> online.

				
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