Floriography is the sensuously captivating language of flowers, herbs, shrubs and trees and can be used to express and even awaken emotions and feelings. The histories of flowers has led to their own specific meanings and symbolism, built on connections with seasons, nature and culture. …
|Early brides would have a ‘maid’ whose role was to assist them in matrimonial preparations and pick flowers for the bouquet on the dawn of the wedding. Bridesmaids now have their own bouquets often slightly smaller and reflecting the bride’s flowers. Young flower girls may have smaller posies that also complement the bridal bouquet.
astilbe – I will be ready
used to reflect the maid’s support for her bride
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A funeral wreath symbolises eternity and conveys feelings of never-ending love. Wreaths may be used to mark the anniversary of the death of a loved one.
The evergreens used represent protection
freesia – trust
white roses – eternal love.