Flowers have been long used to express affection and feelings. And when it comes to expressing true, deep love, the red flowers are the ones that represent it. May it be a single piece, a three-piece that signifies I Love You, or a creatively arranged bouquet, any man or woman who receives a red flower will surely be delighted.
What Red Flowers Symbolize
Like all flowers, red flowers also are given to express the story, feeling, or meaning behind it. The most popular that the red flower symbolizes is the feeling of love. Almost all occasions that involve the feeling of love, such as wedding proposals, engagement parties, weddings, and anniversaries, have red flowers in the scene.
The colour red also symbolizes courage and strength. Due to what it symbolizes, red flowers are always given to soldiers who are coming home after the war, for it is a means of saying how courageous and dedicated they are in serving their country.
Different Shades of Red Flowers and Its Meaning
Red flowers always please the eyes, thanks to its bright, classy colour. The red flowers come in different shades, and here are some of the shades that belong to the red flower family and meaning behind the red hue.
Burning desire and passion
Liveliness and energy
Deep Cherry Red:
Love and romance
Sexuality and intimacy
Intense desire and passion
The Famous Red Flowers
Mention red flowers and the first thing that comes to mind is the rose. Being a classic example of how beautiful a red flower is, the rose mirrors what a red flower stands for: love and courage. In intimate occasions, red roses are often used to show and represent the undying love of the celebrants to each other.
Next to roses, what comes to mind when one mentions red flower is the anthurium. Not only its red colour symbolizes love, the heart shape of the anthurium itself is the best way to express an unending love to someone. In flower arrangements, it is not used as the highlight; rather, it becomes the accent of the entire piece.
The shade of red of the Gerbera varies from light red to very striking red. What is good about Gerbera is its ease in the arrangement. What a wise florist does is to put all gerberas in different shades of red together and you will instantly arrive to an elegant, striking, and bright creation.
This red flower comes in different shades of red such as crimson red, ruby, and burgundy red. Its interesting colour variety makes it a perfect choice of florists due to its beauty and uniqueness in shape.
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