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Learn About 12 Popular Flower Meanings

Flowers are always a great gift for Mom on Mother's Day! If you're thinking of purchasing a bouquet of flowers this year, then why not make it unique? Here are the special meanings behind 12 of the most popular flowers.

Gerbera Daisies

Flower: Gerbera Daisy

Meaning: beauty, innocence

tulip

Flower: Tulip

Meaning: perfect love, charity

lily

Flower: Lily

Meaning: motherhood, virtue, prosperity

rose

Flower: Rose

Meaning: love, appreciation

orchid

Flower: Orchid

Meaning: rare beauty, love

iris

Flower: Iris

Meaning: faith, hope, wisdom

alstroemeria

Flower: Alstroemeria

Meaning: friendship, devotion

chrysanthemum

Flower: Chrysanthemum

Meaning: longevity, joy

snapdragon

Flower: Snapdragon

Meaning: strength, graciousness

carnation

Flower: Carnation

Meaning: love, admiration, gratitude

daffodil

Flower: Daffodil

Meaning: rebirth, new beginnings

gladiolus

Flower: Gladiolus

Meaning: strength of character, moral integrity

Keep these flower meanings in mind as you set out to choose the perfect bouquet for Mom this Mother's Day!

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