Alstromeria Alstroemeria: This hardy flower got its name from its discoverer, Baron Klas Van Alstoemer, who found its seeds in 1753. This flower is generally linked to symbol of friendship. Send bouquets containing alstroemeria to show the strength of your bond with another.
Amaryllis Amaryllis: The amaryllis bulb is famous for its capability to produce flowers for up to 75 years. Amaryllis flowers represent radiant beauty. Order beautiful amaryllis for someone who is beautiful form inside and outside.
Anemone Anemone: This colorful flower belongs to the family of buttercup. The anemone is said to have sprung from the blood of the Roman god Adonis. These flowers generally represent anticipation. Help soothe someone’s nerves with this tranquil, lovely flower.
Anthurium Anthurium: This flower got its origin in Hawaii, these exotic flowers are the most popular and long-lasting of the all available tropical flowers. Anthuriums is the symbol for hospitality. Whenever you turn yourself as guest in someone’s home, make sure to present some anthuriums to your host.
Aster Aster: In ancient times, it was believed that if aster leaves were burned, the perfume would drive away evil serpents. In present century, asters are used to symbolize the element of  patience. Running behind on a client’s project? Send some asters to show that you appreciate them bearing with you.
Bird of Paradise Bird of Paradise: This strange and wonderful flower belongs to the native to South Africa and represents the feeling of joyfulness. The Bird of Paradise is an excellent flower choice to send for any celebratory occasion.
Bouvardia Bouvardia: These flowers got their name from Charles Bouvard, a Parisian doctor. This flower is native to Mexico and was introduced in the UK in 1854. Bouvardia represents the sense of enthusiasm. Reward a hard-working employee with a bouquet made from the bouvardia.
Carnation Carnation: Carnations, originally belong to the East; have been cultivated for the last 2,000 years. These hardy, fragrant flowers represent the feeling of pride and beauty. Send a bouquet of carnations to let someone know you are proud of them.
Chrysanthemum Chrysanthemum: These flowers got their origin from the Chinese gardens for over 2,000 years. Today, the chrysanthemum is acknowledged as a symbol representing sun. Chrysanthemums represent essence of fidelity. Make sure to send them to your spouse in honor of your wedding anniversary.
Daffodil Daffodil: Generally it is a belief that when daffodils arise from the ground, it is considered a sign that winter is coming to an end and warmer weather is approaching. Daffodils represent the essence of chivalry. Present a bouquet of daffodils to handsome man at work who always holds the elevator for you.
Delphinium Delphinium: Delphinium got its meaning from Greek word meaning Dolphin. Delphinium symbolizes the essence and feeling of heavenly qualities. Give some to your mother for her saintliness in having put up with you during your more trying periods.
Freesia Freesia: This wonderful flower is named after the German physician Friedrich Heinrich Theodor Freese. Freesia represents the essence of innocence and makes the perfect gift choice for the proud parents of a newborn baby.
Gladiolus Gladiolus: This amazing flower got its meaning from the Latin word that means sword, gladiolus represented Roman gladiators. Gladiolus symbolizes strength of character. Send a bouquet of gladiolus as a token of respect to a person whose character you admire.
Heather Heather: This flower in history is widely used as roofing material, bedding, a form of fuel, in basket and rope making and as a dye. In a more esthetic realm, heather represents the element of admiration. Present a bouquet of this amazing flower to someone whose friendship you value most in life.
Hyacinth Hyacinth: As per the Greek lore, this wonderful flower was named after a boy, Hyacinth, who was killed after being hit in the head with a discus. A flower sprouted from the wound as the god Apollo held the boy. Hyacinths, originally belongs to the land of Turkey, represent constancy. Make sure to present a bouquet of hyacinths to someone special to express the constancy of your love.
Hydrangea Hydrangea: This flower got its origin in Japan; this flower was introduced to the UK in the year 1788. Hydrangeas represent feeling that is initiated by anything that is sincerely heartfelt. Send these flowers to thank someone for a special kindness or to offer an apology.
Iris Iris: Irises are different from others in the fact that it opens in the spring and can remain open for several days. Traditionally, this graceful flower has been chosen to convey they essence of “my compliments”. Compliment someone today by sending them a bouquet of irises.
Larkspur Larkspur: Larkspur belongs to the family of the buttercup, symbolizes levity. Send a bouquet of larkspur to help someone see the humor in a situation.
Lilac Lilac: Lilacs have their origin roots in Southeastern Europe and were introduced in the U.S. in the 1700s. They represent the element of youthful innocence. Send a bouquet of lilacs to celebrate a recent graduate.
Lilly (Oriental) Lily: The majestic white lily symbolizes the elements of chastity and virtue. Tiger lilies represent wealth and pride. Make sure to send a floral bouquet of tiger lilies to wish someone happiness and prosperity in all shades of life.
Lisianthus Lisianthus: This amazing flower got its origin in Texas and Mexico, the long-lasting lisianthus symbolizes the essence of an outgoing nature. Brighten your company events with lisianthus arrangements.
Orchid Orchid: This exotic and amazing flower is meant to leave a long lasting impression, make sure to send an exotic orchid flower bouquet to someone who has captured your eye.
Peony Peony: This flower got its origin in the land known to world as China, peonies were used widely throughout all phases of history as a medicine, as well as source of impressive decoration. Today, this lush, lovely flower is chosen to say "I love you," for the person who feels too shy to utter the words.
Protea (King) Protea, King: Protea flowers, this flower is considered as the oldest flower present on the earth belongs to oldest families of flowers on earth, dating back 300 million years. This flower has its early roots of origin to both Australia and South Africa, they symbolize the element of courage. Show your mettle by sending an arrangement of protea.
Queen Anne's Lace Queen Anne’s Lace: This delicate flower got its name from Queen Anne, the wife of King James I. Her friends challenged her to create lace as beautiful as the flower, which she did. Queen Anne’s Lace represents sanctuary. Decorate with bouquets of Queen Anne’s Lace to make a house to generate memorable feeling of being like a home.
Ranunculus Ranunculus: This stunning flower is got roots of origin in Asia and was celebrated for its medicinal properties as well as its beauty. Present your prom date with a bouquet of ranunculus to tell her she looks radiant. Feeling of radiant generates with this amazing flower.
Rose Rose: Roses represents the never ending feeling of love and passion. Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, presented a rose to Eros, the god of love. Roses can convey various sentiments, according to number and color. This flower rules the world of beautiful flowers with diversified effective usage in different situations of life.
Snapdragon Snapdragon: The land and place of origin for snapdragon is unknown. Children throughout history have been known to squeeze the sides of the flower to make it appear to talk. Send a floral gift of snapdragons to the object of your desire.
Statice Statice: This wonderful flower creates the feeling of remembrance; statice is generally used in dried flower arrangements. It is also considered an herb and called "sea lavender." To show someone you miss them, never forget to include statice in your flower bouquet.
Stock Stock: Stock has a hint of fragrance and most of the time used as element of fragrance generation. Make sure to give a bouquet to your loved one to tell her "You will always be beautiful to me."
Sunflower Sunflower: This wonderful flower with great looks symbolizes longevity in China, these cheerful flowers, which always face the sun, initiates the feeling of pure thoughts. Present them as a token of your pure love.
Sweet Pea Sweet Pea: This amazing flower got its origin in Italy, sweet pea is known for its sweet fragrance. This flower is a lovely complement to any bouquet. One must include this flower for its amazing diversified properties.
Tulip Tulip: This amazing flower got its origin in Persia; tulips were at one time as expensive as a house because of their rarity. Express your love lavishly with tulips.
  (The preceeding meanings were compiled from FlowerMeaning.org,)

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