Particularly during the Victorian era, symbolism was an important part of the courting process.Â Flowers had significant meanings and when a beau gave one, it was his own sort of hidden message to his sweetheart.Â When you plan your floral arrangements and bouquets, think about choosing some flowers based on their meaning.
Chrysanthemum-abundance, optimism, joy
Daisyâ€”simplicity, purity, gentleness
Heatherâ€”admiration, luck, fortune
Lilacâ€”first love, youth
Orchid-beauty and charm
Queen Anneâ€™s laceâ€”trust, safety