Types of Flowers

Flowers can express a diverse range of emotions. From passionate love to treasured friendship, innocent affection or solemn sympathy, flowers are sometimes able to convey feelings and thoughts that words cannot.

These are the different types of Flowers and meaning behind them. 

  • Tulips
    Tulips are seasonal spring time flowers and may not be available all the time. Bright and offered in different colours, tulips are a cheerful flower.
  • Lilies 
    Available year round and representing youthful innocence and modesty, lilies are very feminine and are popularly used in hand bouquets.
  • Roses
    Rose is one of the most famous and beloved of all flowers. A symbol of love and passion, the ancient Greeks and Romans associated roses with Aphrodite and Venus, goddesses of love. There are many different rose colours and each has a different meaning. Meaning of Different Color Roses
  • Carnations
    Carnations can represent several different meanings. Red means “I ache for you”, while white says “I am still available.” The Carnation is often given as a Mother's Day gift.
  • Sunflowers
    These tropical flowers are available throughout the year. Cheerful and spontaneous, sunflowers stand for adoration and sunshine.
  • Gerberas
    Gerberas are ornamental flowers from the sunflower family. Easily available, they come in different colours and are an appropriate choice to express friendship and affection.
  • Hydrangeas
    Hydrangeas are not as easily available. They are special flowering plants that come in a multitude of colours and brighten up any floral arrangement.
  • Ginger Flowers
    Ginger flowers come in different species and are of differing colours, shapes and sizes. They go well with birds of paradise to create exciting and unique bouquets.
  • Birds of Paradise
    These bright orange flowers are so-called because their distinctive shape resembles an actual bird. They are easily available year round and are uniquely beautiful.
  • Chrysanthemum
    Usually used in sympathy arrangements, chrysanthemums were actually cultivated as an herb in China . They are symbolic of the passing of a life and are often seen at funerals.
  • Orchids
    There are more than 25 000 species of orchids of different shapes and colours. Said to represent ecstasy, fertility as well as preciousness, they are popular in table arrangements and grand opening stands, but can also be used in bouquets.
  • Pom Poms
    Pom poms are medium-sized flowers which are used as fillers in floral arrangements. They help to balance out a bouquet and provide complementary colours.