Flowers to Celebrate Grandparents Day


Today is Grandparents Day! It is a holiday that is celebrated in most countries around the world on the second Sunday in September. Like Mother’s and Father’s Day, it is a day to celebrate our loved ones—this time, our grandparents. Grandparents, well senior citizens in general, are often neglected and forgotten in today’s busy world. They usually live away from their families, often in long term care facilities, which can lead to sadness and depression.

So it is important to show your grandparents how much you care! Visit them often. Spend some quality time with them and learn their about their past. The elderly have so much life experience and can teach the younger generations so much! Today is the perfect day to surprise them some flowers and a card. The gesture will definitely bring smiles to your grandparents’ faces! In fact, flowers are known to improve their physical and mental well being!

Any gift would be appreciated. After all, it’s the thought that truly counts!  But if you want to go the extra mile, pick out specific ones for them! Here is a list of flowers and their flower meanings that would be perfect for Grandparents Day:

Aster: Patience, Daintiness

Serenade Asters

Azalea: Take Care

azalea plant

Chrysanthemum: Cheerfulness

chrysanthemum plant

Dahlia: Elegance & Dignity

dahlia, yellow

Daisy: Loyal Love

white daisyGladiolus: Character, Honour

gladioli

Photo Credit: Flickr user, lkayama

Orchid: Beauty & Elegance

Phalaenopsis Orchid

Protea: Courage

Protea CynaroidesStock: Contentment

StockSunflower: Appreciation

Sunflowers from GrowerDirect.com

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About Connor Lowry

I love flowers! I enjoy writing about them as well as gardening. Mostly I love finding new and unique flower gardening ideas I encourage you to post regularly on this blog, and send in guest blogs or ideas for new blogs as well. New and exciting blogs are always welcome I intend to post a lot of interesting facts and fun stuff about flowers, as well as info on many varieties of flowers.
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