Friday, February 10, 2012


Authors and presenters of Valentines use flowers as symbols -- a way to represent feelings.   A symbol stands for something unlike itself.  Here are some examples of the symbolism of flowers:

red roses = beauty and love
yellow roses = friendship
pink roses =appreciation
white roses = purity
daisies = innocence
lilies = humility and sweetness
lilacs = new love
tulips = trust
sunflowers = loyalty
hydragenas = understanding and compassion
peonies = bashfulness
carnations = fascination
irises = faith and wisdom
orchids = rare and delicate beauty
hyacinths = playfulness