Flowers are beautiful and can symbolize so much! Did you know that the gladiolus is a flower that symbolizes strength and the water lily symbolizes purity and enlightenment? While some have retained the same meanings, the symbolic meaning of some flowers has changed throughout history.
For example, the lily represented love in the Roman era, and then became a religious symbol in the Middle Ages, and are used at funerals today. In this fascinating infographic from Kremp, you'll learn about the etymology and symbolism of 50 flowers. Some have some pretty surprising meanings!
The iris represents royalty, wisdom, and hope, while the lilac symbolizes the beginning of love, spirituality, and tranquility. And then there's the marigold (also know as the calendula), which represents pleasure, bliss, gratitude, and farewell. Which of the flowers on this infographic from Kremp are your favorites? And which flower had a meaning that surprised you the most?