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A gift of flowers is always a welcome surprise, especially around Christmastime. A few days ago, I received a beautiful bouquet of chrysanthemums from my best friend. The gift was all the more special to me because chrysanthemums symbolize friendship and good cheer, so my best friend chose a gathering of flowers that really touched my heart. Did you know that most flowers have a special meaning attached to them? Consider some meaningful flowers that would make a great gift for a friend or loved one around the holiday season.
When you give someone a white camellia, you are telling the person that they are desirable. This makes a white camellia the perfect flower to give to a longtime girlfriend. Also, a man can give this flower to a woman to let her know that he really wants to get to know her better.
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A bouquet of baby’s breath is a symbol of purity and innocence. This is an ideal option to send to a couple who has just had their first child. Other flowers, such as daisies, can be mixed in with a bouquet of baby’s breath, or they make a very beautiful bouquet on their own.
A lively bouquet of daffodils represents new beginnings. A gathering of daffodils makes a great gift for a friend who has just changed careers, started a business, or recently married. These joyful flowers are traditionally associated with springtime but are a lovely sight at any time of the year.
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A collection of blue hyacinths is a beautiful gift to find at the door. They are a symbol of constancy. A husband can convey his devotion to his wife by sending her a bouquet of these memorable blooms.
The name of this flower says it all. Forget-me-nots represent true love. A devoted wife is sure to love a delivery of forget-me-nots from her husband. Sending these flowers to a girlfriend or fiancée lets her know how much she is cared for.
Pink roses symbolize perfect happiness. They are an ideal gift for a husband to give to his wife. Also, they are a wonderful way for a man to express his love to his fiancée during the Christmas season.
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Bachelor buttons symbolize blessed singleness. These flowers make a good gift for someone who has just experienced a breakup. Sending a bouquet of these blooms lets the person know that you support them and care about their happiness.
Holly is a traditional flower to give a loved one at this time of year. It represents domestic happiness. This flower is perfect to send to a happy family or a stay-at-home mom. The shiny green leaves and bright red berries of a holly bouquet help celebrate the season.
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Gerbera daisies represent friendship. If you’re going to a friend’s house for a Christmas party, take a bouquet of these flowers for your hostess. She is sure to appreciate the beauty of the flowers along with the sentiment.
English daisies represent innocence. These daisies are a fun option if you know a couple who just had a baby or who are going to have one soon. They are a cheerful sight in a vase on a kitchen table.
A bouquet of snowdrops symbolizes hope. They are a suitable gift for friends and loved ones who may be going through some tough times. The recipient is sure to appreciate this gift of flowers, especially around this time of year. Plus, snowdrops are appropriate to give during the cold season.
Your friends and loved ones are sure to appreciate your beautiful and meaningful gift of flowers this holiday season!