Let your flowers tell a story
The blooms you choose symbolise a particular emotion or message.
In Victorian times, lovers used flowers to send each other floral messages.
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?
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.