When Autumn Blooms

 

Fall has fallen upon us, and we welcome it dearly with its cool breeze and tumbling leaves. Colors of brown, yellow, orange, red, and beige become the theme for the swaying branches and shy blooming flowers.

But what do Autumn and her blossoming daughters symbolize during this time of the year? Those fragile petals, with leaves of shiny foliage and a hesitant appearance of only once a year, are what we wait for when wanting to gift someone with a unique taste in flowers. So, to help you send a smile with an underlying sweet message, we've come up with the perfect selection of flowers to send to a loved one during this season! 

 

1) Dahlias 

Dahlias, as with all the flowers mentioned below, belongs to the Asteraceae family which blossoms in the fall season. It comes in colors of peach, red, lavender, white, yellow, orange, pink, and bi-color. Along with the many options of vibrancy, the floral sweet pea smell it holds is too lovely to miss. It is commonly found in regions like Mexico and Central America, where it grows naturally or is bred for cultivation as decorative pieces on occasions.

Speaking of occasions, Dahlias are usually found in different ceremonies of joy due to their symbol of wealth, elegance, love, and involvement.  As a side fact, Dahlias were also used as a religious emblem by the Aztecs long ago. These days they represent a commitment, honesty and positivity hence, they can be gifted as a good luck wish. 

 

2)Sunflowers

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Whenever you hear the word 'Sunflower', it automatically creates a mental image of yellow petals illuminated by the sun. Their ability to provide energy and positivity is majestic in the forms of nourishment and vibrancy. These happy flowers grow mostly in North and South America, where they're considered aesthetic assets and edibles in terms of them shedding seeds to be roasted as snacks. 

Sunflowers symbolize positivity, strength, admiration, and loyalty. They also portray self-respect, and authenticity urging the embracement of our own individuality. Due to their foregrounding ability to affect their surroundings and bring joy, they are gifted to entrepreneurs at the start of a new business as a token of luck, or to graduates transitioning to new beginnings. 

 

3) Chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemums are a treat for the eyes. They bloom in a spectrum of colors ranging from white, yellow, orange, lavender, red, and purple. They smell earthy strengthening our connection to mother nature, and surprisingly, this makes them a useful repellent to insects. 

Chrysanthemums are native particularly in subtropical and mild areas of the Old World. They are considered artistic plants in East Asia due to their distinctive structure and representation of meaning. They hold an eloquent set of metaphors like happiness, joy, love, and longevity. You can gift them to beloved ones who you miss dearly, or as a sign of devoted love. They are also known for their medical benefits when drank as tea, acting as an anti-depressant and sleep-inducer. 

 

4)Zinnias

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Even though they are scentless, Zinnias claim their place in the list because of their wide variety in colors, even in green! They can withstand hot temperatures and are an easy source of pollen for butterflies, creating the perfect scenery for a sunset. Zinnias are known to grow in Mexico and Central America and are low maintenance. 

These show-stoppers symbolize affection, friendship, and everlasting love. Zinnias remind us to never take our loved ones for granted, so go ahead and surprise them with the sweetest flower!

 

5)Camellias

Residing closer to the Southwest regions, these beauties are native to China, where they are considered as a rich national treasure and have a strong Jasmine smell making them even more likable. 

Camellias come in simpler colors of white, pink, and red with each one presenting a different meaning. White camellias are given to someone you adore and love, red camellias are a token for love and passion, while pink Camellias symbolize the longing you hold for someone you haven't seen for a long time. A bouquet of these three jewels together and you're good to go! 

 

Fortunately, we are here to help you pick the perfect gift for a loved one through our wide collection of bouquets. You can browse through the many options and choose whatever flowers you want based on whatever kind of message you want to send, so go ahead and send a smile! 

 

 

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