Flowers have a significant meaning. They're not just given to someone to make that person happy, but for one to express oneself without words. Have you ever wondered why there are numerous of flowers used for many events of life? Have you noticed that the flowers used for a funeral are much different than those used for a wedding? Well, that's because no two flowers are alike. They each have their own unique meaning.
For say, if one were to give you a Alstroemeria flower, it means: friendship and devotion. The reason being is because the leaves are grown upside down and twist, much like the journey of true friendship.
As the flower most associated with funerals, lilies symbolize the departure of the soul to the land of death where innocence is found once again.
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