In Victorian times, lovers used flowers to send each other floral messages.

What meaning would you like your flowers to have? Here's a list of the most popular choices and what they meant in days gone by.

  • Camellias – gratitude
  • Carnations – fascination and love
  • Red chrysanthemums – 'I love you'
  • White chrysanthemums – truth
  • Daisies – innocence
  • Forget-me-nots – true love and remembrance
  • Ivy – eternal fidelity
  • Jasmine – amiability
  • White lilac – youthful innocence
  • Lilies – majesty, while lilies-of-the valley meant a return of happiness
  • Magnolia – perseverance
  • Roses – love (red), worthiness (white) and beauty
  • Sweet peas – delicate pleasures
  • Tulips – love
  • Cacti were thought to symbolise warmth...would you believe?