The Etymology and Symbolism of 50 Flowers #infographic

The Etymology and Symbolism of 50 Flowers #infographic

Not only are flowers beautiful but they can have so much meaning behind them as well. You may not have realized, for example, that the gladiolus represents power, as well as purity and enlightenment symbolizes the water lily! However, over time, various flowers have changed their meanings throughout history.

With the lily, for example, it was used during the Roman period for stuffing pillows and reflecting affection. As time progressed into the Middle Ages, the lily became a religious emblem representing purity and now they are still used for funerals. In this infographic from you'll be able to learn more about the etymology and meaning of 50 different flowers.

Those flowers are rose, sunflower, gerbera daisy, snapdragon, violent African, and carnation from this infograp hic. The carnation is passion, wonder and joy! What flowers on this infographic have the most surprising meaning to you?

The Etymology and Symbolism of 50 Flowers #infographic

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