Whether you’re celebrating a graduation or comforting a grieving loved one, there are certain moments in life when you need a gift that says and means so much more.
Some flower varieties carry special meanings which make them more symbolic to give when you want to say more than just thank you, congratulations or offer support.
Here are six Sow ‘n Sow Gift of Seeds suggestions to help you find a thoughtful gift wrapped with meaning.
Six symbolic and meaningful flower gifts to send to loved ones
Gifts to send to a grieving loved one
Forget me not seeds: Forget-me-not flowers are a nice condolence gift to give to a grieving loved one. Historically, these flowers symbolise remembrance – not only associated with love, but for those we’ve lost. These sweet, tiny blue cottage garden flowers are easy to grow and will offer a beautiful reminder as time passes. Send forget-me-not Gift of Seeds to anyone who has lost a loved one, friend or beloved pet.
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Get better soon gifts
Chamomile or echinacea: known for their natural healing properties, chamomile and echinacea Gift of Seeds make a thoughtful gift to send to an unwell friend or loved one. Once grown the blooms can be used to make healing herbal tea.
Thinking of you gifts
Zinnias: while they are one of the bolder blooms in a garden, zinnias are actually sentimental and serve as a reminder to never forget absent friends. Send them to someone you love who lives far away, for a nice thinking-of-you gift.
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Good luck gifts
Sunflowers: sunflowers are not only cheerfully happy flowers to gift, but in Chinese culture they mean good luck and lasting happiness which is why they are often given at graduations and the start of a new business.
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Gifts to welcome a newborn
Swan River Daisy and Everlasting Daisy: Daisies symbolise childhood, innocence and purity which make them a thoughtful gift to welcome a newborn into the world.
Gifts to say Goodbye
Sweet Peas: Sweet peas are associated with the ideas of departures and goodbyes and once grown can serve as a sweet reminder of a loving friendship or relationship while apart.
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