In the center of attention
No flower can lift someone’s spirits quite like sunflowers.
They are bright and cheerful, and as warm and inviting as the sweet summer sun.
Sunflowers, in all their colorful glory, have become a crowd favorite, especially during the summer months.
The meaning of sunflower
The meaning of sunflower derives from its namesake, the sun itself. They are most often considered a symbol of loyalty. But, the meanings of sunflower can be different in different cultures.
In China, people associate the sunflower with longevity, success, and vitality. And for Native Americans, the sunflower is a symbol of generosity and security.
A universal fact most people know is sunflowers are yellow. However, a sunflower’s pigment doesn’t stop there. Sunflowers can even be red and purple!
And can sunflowers of different colors have different meanings?
Although other colors are rare, they do exist and of course, each color has its own meaning.
Yellow sunflowers are classic flowers. They have the meaning of goodness and truth.
Red sunflowers usually have bright red petals and a black center. They have the meaning of strength and positivity.
Orange sunflowers are extremely vibrant flowers. They symbolize energy, happiness, and good luck.
White sunflowers are probably the rarest of all. They are not completely white, more of a pale yellow with a black center.
White sunflowers symbolize purity, rebirth, and peace, so they are perfect to give to someone who is starting a new phase in their life.
Pink sunflowers have dark pink to light pink color petals. They have the meaning of innocence and health.
Purple sunflowers are just perfect. They symbolize wealth, fame, and royalty, so they can definitely impress.
Interesting facts about sunflower
- The record holder and tallest sunflower was 9.17 m.
- Sunflowers are considered a national flower in Russia and Ukraine.
- Sunflowers are usually given on the third wedding anniversary.
We love these flowers so much that we have included several varieties of them in our summer arrangements, creating a unique, seasonal fusion.
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