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Guide to Choosing Flowers

The secret language of flowers

In days gone by there was a "secret code" of flowers and their meanings, which could help you when making your selection. Be aware that your recipient may not know this meaning (unless you point it out to them). Because there is no longer common knowledge of these "secret" messages, never let the historical meaning prevent you from sending the flowers that you want to - after all, most people will simply be pleased that you have sent them something beautiful. Here are some flowers with their traditional meanings:

We hope you've found this guide useful.

Be sure to check out our other flower guides for more information.