The language of flowers gives special meaning to each plant, paying attention to both the variety and the palette of the bouquet. In folk culture, signs and customs about plants often appear that have nothing to do with the language of flowers: they relate to fresh bouquets, potted specimens and dried flowers. We will tell you about the most famous of them, keeping in mind the main thing: beliefs should not be mistaken for irrefutable rules, and sometimes you should not be guided by superstitions, but your own taste in choosing colors.
Despite the fact that flowers are usually given without malicious intent, the recipient of the bouquet may be upset when they receive a bouquet as a gift, with which bad superstitions are associated. So, it is considered a bad omen to receive:
One of the most controversial beliefs is that a quickly wilted bouquet was presented with insincere feelings. In reality, this rather indicates the inattention of the buyer of the bouquet.
Beliefs associated with the bride’s bouquet are of particular importance for girls and women due to the significance of the event itself. It is believed that the wedding will go well and the family life will be full of happiness if the wedding bouquet:
consists only of living plants;
According to legends, potted plants can also bring good or bad luck to the house, help or destroy family happiness, normalize or spoil relationships between people. They approach the choice of indoor flowers with special caution, because they have a much longer lasting effect on a person than fresh bouquets.
It is believed that anthurium has a beneficial effect on family life: possessing male energy, this flower spreads good luck not only to male household members, but also to women. It is preferable to keep the plant in the bedroom, and married girls are advised to purchase a female spathiphyllum in a pair with a male plant: this will bring harmony and understanding to the family.
Not all flowers with masculine energy bring happiness to the family: according to the omen, climbing plants are driven out of the house of men, for which such flowers are secretly called “muzhegoni”. It is undesirable for a woman to have hibiscus in the house: this flower brings loneliness and quarrels with loved ones. Poliscias and juniper are considered good companions for men, while orchids and gardenia are considered female plants.
dracaena or fat woman – she is also a money tree (they bring profit to the house and help in the successful promotion of the business);
Florists recommend keeping these flowers in living rooms. You can put thyme, rosemary, mint bush and citrus trees on the windowsill in the kitchen: vases with these plants will not only serve as a decoration for the room, but also fill it with the cozy smell of spices. Ficus is also recommended to keep in the kitchen: a sign assures that if the owner of the plant places the plant in this room, the house will always have plenty of delicious food and material benefits.