Did you know that the Gladiolus is a flower that symbolizes strength and the Water Lily symbolizes purity and enlightenment?

While some have retained the same meanings, the symbolic meaning of some flowers has changed throughout history. For example, the Lily represented love in the Roman era, and then became a religious symbol in the Middle Ages, and are used at funerals today.

In this infographic from Kremp, you’ll learn about the etymology and symbolism of 50 flowers.

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The Etymology and Symbolism of 50 Flowers

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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