There are over 4,500 colleges in the United States, and 133,000 private and public high schools. Statistics tell us that each year, there are approximately 3 million high school graduates, and an additional 3 million will graduate with various college degrees. With all those people accomplishing their goals, the chances are excellent that you know a few of them. When looking for a way to honor your graduates, make sure you stop into Al’s Florist for gift ideas. From a bouquet of roses at the ceremony, to a floral arrangement that speaks volumes, these displays are an ideal way to congratulate someone.
Since ancient times, s have carried special significance and meaning. The type of you give has inherent sentiments attached, although in modern times the tradition of choosing s based upon meaning has been largely forgotten. But if you would like to give a bouquet that signifies the achievements that your graduating loved ones have accomplished, we suggest using a few of these blooms.
Gladiolus, named after the famed warriors of ancient Rome, represent admiration for victory; and light pink roses are also indicative of admiration. Dahlias showcase pride in a loved one’s achievements while orange roses say “I’m proud of you.” Yellow roses represent the highest mark of distinction, as well as friendship; they are a traditional bouquet often exchanged during graduation festivities. Orchids, like those used to weave a crown or lei denote success and victory; and sage leaves speak to wisdom.
Graduation is a time of celebration, so don’t let it go by without making sure the graduates in your life know how proud you are of their efforts and their success. There is a long tradition of giving florals to recognize achievement – come to Al’s Florist to create a bouquet worthy of a winner!