Picking a gift for a family which has just had a child can be tricky and many people spend a lot of time thinking about what is the best gift to purchase. One of the biggest challenges is that many people buy the same thing for new baby arrivals and the last thing that you want is to buy a duplicate gift. It is for this reason that one of the best ideas is to buy some beautiful fresh flowers. If someone else has bought flowers then it doesn’t matter at all as one can never have too many bouquets in the house. There is a wide range of new baby flowers online which makes buying even easier, and these are some of the traditional flower types which you should be looking for when buying such a gift.
Importance of Colors
If we are going traditional then it is important that you get the right colors of flowers depending on the gender of the baby. If it is a baby girl then you should be looking for purples, pinks and light pastel colors. If it is a new baby boy then blues, mauves, reds and deep colors is your best bet.
To get the flower choice right it is important that you understand the traditional meaning of various flowers, and then choose according to that, and the family which you are buying for. Let’s take a look at some commonly bought new baby flowers and what they signify.
Asters are seen as flowers that indicate contentment, an emotion that the whole family will be feeling at this time.
Daisies make for a great choice because not only are they bright and beautiful, but they have a meaning of innocence, the epitome of which is, of course, a new baby.
Orchids are long-lasting flowers that are beautiful and unique, they represent love and they are the Chinese symbol for children, making them a great choice.
White roses signify purity and things don’t get purer than a brand new life, waiting to take on the world.
Gladiolus are often chosen for boys because of the colors which they show and their significance of strength and character.
Hydrangeas are also long-lasting flowers with bright and sizable blooms, these flowers represent perseverance, something which every parent will want their child to have.
Gardenias are a great flower choice for boys and girls, they come in a range of colors to suit either gender and these flowers traditionally mean joy, the perfect representation of the emotions felt by everyone at this wonderful time.
Statice is another choice which you may consider in making up your bouquet, representing success, a hope which every parent will have for their brand new child.
Following traditional meanings and colors will add something very beautiful to your gift and show that you have really put some thought in to what you have bought for the new bundle of joy which has recently arrived.