Saying "I'm sorry", asking for forgiveness, and restoring the bonds of a relationship can be hard. The Ancient Greeks invented the language of flowers and chose which ones would serve as apology flowers, based on their natural beauty and the way they transmitted how deeply you regret a situation.
If you are looking for flowers to say you’re sorry, we have some options for you. But first, let’s ask ourselves: why do we use flowers to apologize?
Apology flowers: Prolonged impact and honesty
A gesture to show how much you regret something is worth more than a thousand words. Giving flowers has a great effect on the people who receive them. There’s a scientific fact that proves flowers can help reduce stress and anxiety, and they’re also a gift that brings joy and peace to people.
The so-called sorry flowers include a variety of colors. They have different tones of yellow, white, and blue. Gerberas are an example of your intent to express you want that bond to be reborn and that there is hope left. If you really want to show how sorry you are, we recommend these bouquets.
Roses: Serenity that reminds us what’s really important
Traditionally, one of the most common apology flowers is roses. Their delicateness and intrinsic meaning of love, are a perfect way to say sorry. This bouquet is made with pink roses, mini hydrangeas, snapdragons, and a mix of foliage. The green colors are essential to invoke hope, calm, and the importance of restoring everything fragile.
Roses show the affection that exists between two people, in spite of all the conflicts that could arise. Roses have a sweet perfume that relaxes the nerves and invokes instantaneous beauty.
Apology flowers: Craspedias and Star-of-Bethlehem
A Craspedias and Star-of-Bethlehem bouquet, made with fresh greeneries in its green apogee, transmits abundance, frankness and presence, and the hope for a long relationship.
Craspedia is associated with wellness. They present themselves in abundance because they are composed of lots of little flowers and they don’t wither as fast as other flowers would. With this bouquet you can tell that special someone: my wish is that our bond never withers.
On its own Star-of-Bethlehem flowers will last a long time, just as the Craspedias would. They are associated with Jesus' birth, his presence in the world, and his compassion. These flowers transmit purity, honesty, and forgiveness
Lilies: Rebirth and gratitude
Lilies are one of the most delicate flowers you can use to say sorry. They represent the rebirth and desire to fix a broken relationship. Combining them with other flowers can also mean the beginning of a new chapter where there is no room for hard feelings, and the past is left behind.
The lilies’ perfume, the same as the aroma of eucalyptus, purifies the air and fills any space with positive energy. Furthermore, lilies are a very feminine flower associated with abundance, delicateness, and the concept of a new life. This is a perfect bouquet to give to a friend to express your gratitude, say sorry, and create a new opportunity.
Sometimes, we go through life events where we regret some of the words or reactions we say and have. That’s why apologizing through flowers is important; it is a way to show honesty, true regret, and the desire to continue the relationship with our partner, friends, or family. What we want is to convey our desire to accomplish and maintain a wonderful relationship that, like the flowers, is beautiful and filled with happiness, life, and prosperity.
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