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Wedding Anniversary Flowers Based On the Years You’ve Spent Together

After the excitement of all the planning and rushing around for your big day, the next closest thing to celebrate is your anniversary, along with the perfect wedding anniversary flowers

Every year, couples all around the globe celebrate the years they have been together as husband and wife. Your anniversary is a day dedicated to reminiscing all the adventures and memories you have together for years to come.

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With each anniversary comes a traditional gift, but did you know there are also flowers which are linked to each wedding anniversary and the years you’ve spent together too?

Let’s explore some of the flowers that symbolise the first ten years of marriage, so you can gift your loved one the most appropriate flowers for that year.

1st Anniversary: Carnations

Carnations have associations with young passionate love. It captures the first year of marriage perfectly with newlyweds being in the early stages of their married life.

2nd Anniversary: Cosmos

Cosmos symbolise powerful love. By the second year of marriage, couples start to shift from a simplistic relationship to a more complex one, which this beautiful flower reflects perfectly.

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3rd Anniversary: Sunflowers

These are one of the most favoured flowers at Sal’s Forever Flowers. Sunflowers represent the 3rd anniversary as they’re strong, passionate and colourful. It is said that the thick stalk of a Sunflower represents the foundation on which a marriage is built.

4th Anniversary: Geranium

The Geranium symbolises beauty and comfort. This is the perfect flower for a 4th anniversary. By the fourth year of marriage, couples have become completely comfortable around each other.

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5th Anniversary: Daisy

Daisies are beautifully structured flowers. They’re a great symbol for your 5th wedding anniversary because of this distinct structure. Furthermore, each petal grows outwards whilst still being strongly intact with the centre, representing the couple’s strong bond whilst the relationship continues to grow.

6th Anniversary: Calla Lily

This stunning flower is both sophisticated and elegant. Additionally, the long shape of the blooms represents how far the couple has come over the past six years of marriage.

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7th Anniversary: Freesia

Freesias not only have a stunning appearance but they also smell divine. The scent of the Freesia is a perennial favourite, which can be found in a number of different products including lotions and soaps. 

Choosing Freesias as your wedding anniversary flowers represents how much a couple loves each other’s uniqueness. For this very reason, this flower or fragrance is the perfect symbol to celebrate 7 years together.

8th Anniversary: Clematis

The Clematis is a very pretty flower, which represents intellectual ability and intelligence. This flower symbolises your 8th anniversary perfectly by showcasing how you and your loved one have grown wiser together.

9th Anniversary: Poppy or Bird of Paradise

The Poppy has become a symbol of imagination and oblivion. Furthermore, it represents the peaceful contentment a couple will feel after nine years of marriage.

10th Anniversary: Daffodil

These beautiful yellow blood flowers symbolise rebirth and new beginnings they are one of the first flowers to appear after a long cold winter, bringing forth happiness. 

Daffodils are beautiful alone but when put together in a bouquet, they are mesmerising! They’re a great choice for your anniversary as they symbolise how far a couple has come over the last ten years.

Wedding Anniversary Flowers with Sal’s Forever Flowers

Now that you know the perfect type of flowers to gift your loved one on your anniversary based on the years you’ve spent together, why not take a look at our wedding flower preservation gifts, here?

Interested in knowing more about wedding anniversary flowers for your anniversary that is past 10 years? Get in touch with us today and we’ll more than happy to be of help!

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