What flowers to include in your bridal bouquet?
What is the perfect flower to say "Thank You?"
Do your personality traits reflect your favorite flower color?
How to propose marriage at 30,000 feet.
Why do Japanese avoid wearing purple at weddings?
Discover the answers to these questions, and many more in Why Send Red Roses.
It has been said that flowers are the "artwork of angels." Uplifting another's soul with the gift of one of nature's most magnificent creations nurtures and brings value into our own lives.
Author Gayle Christie shares stories and inspirational messages of the excitement, romance, and comfort that flowers have brought to others.
But, what flower to send? What color?
Why Send Red Roses, illustrated with original watercolors, answers these questions. Included are the meanings of different flowers, the flower for every month and state, and international color protocol. The etiquette of flowers is based on traditions that began with the Greek and Roman myths and continued with the early Chinese, Assyrians, Egyptians, and Native Americans. English floral symbols date back to the reign of Elizabeth I , but it was the Turks who in the late 17th century, really developed the practice of communicating with flowers.