During the Victorian era, the meanings attributed to different blooms were used as ultra-romantic metaphors in love poems, letters, art works and handicrafts. If you want to bring a little floral symbolism into your wedding day, check out this guide to the meaning of many popular flowers... and a few you'd best avoid!
Calla Lily - Secret meaning is 'magnificent beauty'
Carnation - Pink represents boldness, red symbolises love, and white indicates talent. Beware: some colours have negative meanings
Chrysanthemum (or mum) - Wealth, abundance, truth
Daffodil - Regard
Daisy - Share your feelings
Delphinium - Swiftness and lightness
Freesia - Innocence
Gardenia - Purity, joy
Hydrangea - Understanding...
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