Ridgewood Gardens

6569 N. Milwaukee Ave. Niles, IL 60714 Phone: 847-647-9553

Secret Language of Flowers

 

What different colours symbolise

Blue is very popular colour.It is seen as trustworthy,dependable and committed.The colour of the sky and ocean,blue is preceived a a constant in our lives.


Green is the colour of nature,fertility and life.  Grass-green is the most restful shade.Green       symbolises self-respect,well-being and balance   and is a safe colour that works in most settings and venues.


Yellow shines with optimism,enlightenment and happiness.Shades of golden yellow carry the  promise of a positive future.


Orange is fun and flamboyant and radiates warmth and energy.Terracotta,peach and rust have a very broad appeal.   


Red is the colour of passion and commands attention.Using this shade as an accent colour will immediately draw everyone's gaze to a particular decorative element.


Pink is youthful,fun and exciting,while vibrant pinks have the same high energy as red.Pink is the colour of happiness and is often regarded as lighthearted.


Purple balances the stimulation of red with the calm of blue.With mystical and royal connotations, purple is the colour favoured by creative types.

 

 

 

 

 

The hidden meaning of flowers

  • Allium - good fortune 
  • Amaryllis - pride
  • Anemone - abandonment
  • Anthurium - attraction
  • Aster - beginnings
  • Bouvardia - enthusiasm
  • Camellia - excellence
  • Crocus - youthful
  • Daffodil - chivalry
  • Daisy - innocence
  • Delphinium - swiftness
  • Dogwood - endurance
  • Freesia - calm
  • Gardenia - grace
  • Gladioli - natural grace
  • Heather - passion
  • Heliotrope - devotion
  • Hibiscus - opportunity
  • Hyacinth - young love
  • Hydrangea - boastful
  • Jasmine - good luck
  • Lavender - distrust
  • Lily - virtue
  • Magnolia - dignity
  • Mimosa - sensitivity
  • Orchid - ecstasy
  • Periwinkle - promise
  • Poppy - dreams
  • Red rose - love
  • Rosemary - remembrance
  • Sunflower - power
  • Tulip - hopeless love
  • Violet - faithfulness
  • White rose - silence
  • Yellow rose - jealousy 

                                                                                                                       

                 Hours:                    

M-Sat:9:00am-6:00pm

Sun:9:00 am-5:00 pm