Sunflowers are the vision of summer. Brimming with optimism and positivity, their dazzling yellow petals shine life and light into everything around them. These flowers are famous for turning their heads towards the sun, following its path across the sky. So it is no surprise that their petals blaze with light after soaking up the sun all day.
To give a gift of sunflowers is to make someone’s day. You can’t help but feel happy if you receive a bouquet of sunflowers. To give a gift of sunflowers is to give the gift of happiness. It says so much, without ever saying anything at all. What more could you need from a gift?
The meaning of sunflowers
Sunflowers actually have several different meanings associated with them. All of these meanings are positive, so if there’s one thing we can take away, it’s that sunflowers inspire happiness!
Long life - sunflowers are believed to represent long life because they can withstand the harshest heat of summer. Sunflowers grow quickly in the hottest months of the year. They stand tall and proud.
Loyalty - to give someone a single sunflower or a bouquet is to show your complete loyalty.
Optimism - the vibrant colours of sunflowers have been inspiring people and filling us with optimism for hundreds, if not thousands of years. It is no surprise that meaning still holds true today.
Mixed sunflower bouquets
Sunflowers also look wonderful combined with other flowers. In particular, the vivid blue of the iris makes a striking contrast against the bright yellow. Red roses also make an eye-catching combination with sunflowers - a perfect way to say “I love you” in the summer months.
Whatever you want to say with sunflowers, LolaFlora will deliver fresh sunflowers the same day you order. Simply enter your postcode and your local LolaFlora florist will be ready, hand-preparing a fresh bouquet of sunflowers for you.