What’s In A Bouquet Of Flowers?

What does a bouquet of flowers symbolize?

Red flowers represent desire, strength, and passionate love.

With beauty, courage and heat as its symbolism, it’s no surprise that a bouquet filled with rich, red blooms knows no restraint.

What is in the packet that comes with fresh flowers?

The packet contains powdered “flower food” that is meant to make your flowers last longer. Although specific ingredients vary depending on what type of flower food you get, most flower food packets contain sugar, acid, and bleach.

Which flowers are used in bouquets?

Some flowers are popular because of their unique fragrance, beauty or both. Rose is the most popular flower in the world followed by other flowers such as Chrysanthemums, Tulips, Lilies, Poinsettias, Narcissus etc.

Popular Flowers

  • Alstroemeria.
  • Anemone.
  • Carnations.
  • Cherry-blossom.
  • Cymbidium.
  • Daffodil.
  • Freesia.
  • Gerberas.

Why do brides traditionally carry a bouquet of flowers?

In Ancient Rome, brides carried or wore flower garlands, believing that flowers signify new beginnings, fidelity and hope of fertility. In the Middle Ages, strong-smelling herbs and spices were thought to ward off and drive away evil spirits, bad luck, ill health and help mask the smell of body odour.