Many florists are now turning their thoughts to Valentines day on the 14th February and no doubt ordering buckets full of red roses. However, there are many other flowers to consider, some of which can easily be grown in the UK.
Anemone – Unfading love; truth; sincerity; anticipation; forsaken; fading hope
Baby’s Breath (Gypsophilla) – Everlasting love; happiness; pure in heart
Camellia (Pink) – Longing for you
Camellia (Red) – You’re a flame in my heartCamellia (White) – You’re adorable
Fern (Maidenhair) – Secret bond of love
Forget-me-not – True love; memories; forget me not
Forsythia – Anticipation
Hyacinth (blue) – Constancy
Ivy – Fidelity; friendship; affection; marriage
Tulip(yellow) – Hopeless love
These are merely a small selection but if you want to find out more, visit the Flower Arrangers’ Garden website where they have painstakingly put together an A-Z Language of Flowers list.