Category archives: Flowers and decorations

Aromatic herbs

Most aromatic herbs can be used for cooking and medicinal purposes for their essential oils etc. Not many people know that they are lovely plants that can be added to bridal bouquets. Especially if you are getting married in Tuscany where aromatic herbs are widely used, having rosemary or lavender [...]

Rose – Pure romance

Throughout history roses have been unquestionably the most favoured flower. Paintings of roses decorated the walls of Egyptian palaces. The Romans adorned statues of their gods with garlands of roses and rained rose petals over their celebrations. Early Christians condemned the rose as a symbol of p[...]

Sunflower - Sunshine adoration!

A mortal woman named Clytie fell passionately in love with Helios, the Greek god of the sun. She stared at him throughout the day , following his journey across the sky. Helianthus ( botanical name of the sunflower), like the adoring Clytie, faces the sun from dawn to dusk. Sunflower meaning : Ador[...]

Peonies – Bashful allure

Peonies have been cultivated in Asia for more than a thousand years. In Japan they graced the Imperial Gardens and came to represent prosperity because only the rich could afford to grow them. During the Tang dynasty, the Chinese called the peony “ hundred ounces of gold “, a reference to the price[...]

Sweet Pea – Delicate Bliss

These star shaped flowers have been cultivated from the time of the pharaohs. They are sometimes called larkspur or belladonna, but it is because of the dolphin shape of the unopened flower that the delphinium gets its true name, which comes from the Greek Delphis, meaning “dolphin”. Sweet pea mea[...]

Red rose and Italy, a fiery passionate connection

The Italian passionate approach for love, food, football and life in general couldn’t find a better floral symbol than red roses. Grand prix roses are the lusty deep red velvety roses which just on its own create a intense love and devotion effect to your wedding. It is a statement that you send to[...]

Calla Lilies – the Magnificent Beauty

The magnificent beauty , elegance and ardour. These are three meaning of this flower. Calla lilies are also  symbols for rebirth and resurrection, tied to the resurrection and magnificence of Jesus in part because they bloom around Easter and in part because they are shaped like trumpets which symbo[...]

Orchid – Wedding Ecstasy !

In medieval France, orchid were called “satyron” after the lustful wood deities of Greek mythology. There are more than twenty-five thousand species of orchid whose name comes from the Greek orchid, which means “testicle”. Dendrobiums are closely related to the vanilla orchid, which bears fragrant s[...]