i love you in floriography
my husband just walked by my desk, peaked at my screen, and announced “they look like pelicans.” i suppose they do.
have i mentioned floriography—the language of flowers? floriography soared in victorian england and in the united states during the 1800s. gifts of blooms, plants, and specific floral arrangements were used to send a coded message to the recipient, allowing the sender to express feelings which could not be spoken aloud in victorian society. brilliant.
in the language of flowers, lilies portray love, ardor, and affection for your loved ones.
lily buds (Lilium)