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Top 5 Popular Flowers & Their Meanings May 8, 2019

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Top 5 Popular Flowers & Their Meanings, ,

Gifting a loved one with flowers is a time-honored tradition throughout the world, including Hawaii. In addition to their beauty and pleasing fragrance, fresh blossoms also carry a variety of meanings. To help you make a significant impact with your next floral gift, here are several popular blooms and the symbolism they hold.

5 Popular Flowers & What They Represent

1. Daffodil

If you want a floral arrangement to convey creativity or inspiration, vibrant yellow daffodils are a way to go. It’s synonymous with spring and is said to symbolize respect as well as inspiration for endless creativity and art.

2. Plumeria

These blossoms are velvety to the touch and emit a sweet fragrance, which is why they’re a favorite among Hawaii locals. Plumerias carry a variety of meanings among different cultures, but they are all uplifting. For instance, in Hawaii, the flower represents positivity, but in Buddhism it symbolizes immortality.

3. Birds of Paradise

flowersAlso known as the crane flower, birds of paradise are native to South Africa, but grow wild in Hawaii, as well. With bright orange and blue petals, this plant has deep roots in Hawaiian culture as it represents magnificence and optimism toward life.

4. Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemums come in a wide range of colors, from white to golden yellow to deep purple. These gorgeous flowers convey friendship as well as wealth and abundance, which is why it’s often included in baby showers and birthday parties.

5. Orchids

With over 20,000 species worldwide, orchids are one of the most popular flowers to incorporate into floral arrangements. The symbolism of these exotic plants can range from love to luxury, and pink orchids are said to represent pure affection.


If you need a florist to put together a meaningful arrangement for a special occasion, contact the professionals at Bella Rosa Corporation in Honolulu, HI. For over 20 years, they’ve provided Oahu locals with fresh, high-quality flowers that are grown locally or imported from across the world. They specialize in affordable, one-of-a-kind floral arrangements for weddings, corporate events, holidays, and funerals. View their gallery online, or call (808) 848-7673 or (808) 951-0787 to place a wholesale order.

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