The most Romantic and Fragrant anniversary gifts come in the form of flowers, with a vast range of colours and shapes as well as fragrances, for very good reasons the beauty of flowers has elevated them to the most popular of anniversary gifts.
Flowers have many meanings, love, romance, passion and beauty, among the many other symbols associated with natures gift and can be selected based upon your wife´s or partners characteristics.
Giving a bouquet of flowers to your loved one will always create a special moment and put a smile on anyone’s face, they can also be a thoughtful and considerate gift for friends or family.
Type Of Flower
First and foremost, we always suggest picking your wife´s, partners or friends favourite flower for your anniversary bouquet gift. Maybe, just maybe, try a different flower to be part of this years celebration bouquet, but if you’re not sure we have recommended specific floral varieties in each of our anniversary pages.
The traditional flower bouquets have meaningful symbolism to honour each anniversary, below is a list of some flowers and their meanings:
|1st Anniversary||Carnation||Affection, Passionate love|
|2nd Anniversary||Lily of the Valley||Happiness, Good fortune|
|3rd Anniversary||Sunflower||Strong and robust|
|4th Anniversary||Hydrangea||Gratitude, grace and beauty|
|5th Anniversary||Daisy||Beauty, innocence, hope, and purity|
|6th Anniversary||Calla Lily||Divinity, marital bliss and true devotion|
|7th Anniversary||Freesia||Friendship, trust, and thoughtfulness|
|8th Anniversary||Lilac||Love, passion, happiness and tranquillity|
|9th Anniversary||Bird of Paradise||Faithfulness, love, and thoughtfulness|
|10th Anniversary||Daffodil||Spirituality, positive energy, happiness, friendship|
|15th Anniversary||Rose||Love and romance in all its forms|
|20th Anniversary||Aster||Faith, achievement, wisdom, bravery, and patience|
|25th Anniversary||Iris||Eloquence, hope, wisdom, communication, and faith|
|30th Anniversary||Lily||Motherhood, feminity, purity, and love|
|40th Anniversary||Gladiolus||Honour, faithfulness, persistence, calmness, and integrity|
|50th Anniversary||Violet||Care, friendship, and loyalty|
If you want to stay with tradition each anniversary year has a flower gift associated with it, see our information pages for your upcoming anniversary and all the relevant suggestions for gifts.
The Flower that represents romance and love for most of us is the Rose, these come in many different colours and are suggested as the anniversary flower for several anniversary years, you can always rely on a bouquet of roses if the recommended flower is not available. Remember that the best gifts come from the heart.
Fresh Flowers or Artificial?
Seasonal blooms could also be a factor when choosing your flower gift, Daffodils, Tulips and Hydrangeas might not be available on your anniversary date, consider alternative blooms, maybe consider artificial flowers, there are some beautiful choices and very life like, not only that but they will last much longer.
You always have the freedom to choose your wife´s, partners or friend’s favourite flowers or colours. Mixed flowers, potted plants, dried flowers, and single-stem arrangements are also excellent anniversary gifts.
Whether it’s your first or fifteenth year of marriage, you can’t go wrong giving flowers for anniversary gifts. Now that you know which flower and colour correspond to each anniversary year, Wow your partner with the thoughtful colourful and beautiful gift of Flowers.
Hand deliver your flower gift so you get to share the joy of these wonderful chosen blooms.
After all, love and commitment trump any rules.