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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The Anniversary Flowers – Part Two

Flowers are one of the most popular anniversary gifts. Romantics like to give bouquet of fresh flowers on their wedding anniversaries. Here is a listing of the flowers often associated with the 11 through the 50th wedding anniversaries.

The Anniversary Flowers Part – One was a big hit to readers. Many have waited for the second part of the series to be publish. So the wait is over – The Anniversary Flowers – Part Two is here for you to enjoy!

11th Wedding Anniversary

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Morning Glory

What so distinct about this charming flower is that it blooms with the sunlight. Its funnel-shaped petals open early in the morning and then fades in the evening. Numbering about 10000 different species, Morning Glory are vine plants with heart-shaped leaves. The elegant flowers that bloom all-year round come in various colors like white, yellow, blue, red and purple.

12th Wedding Anniversary

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Peonies are tall, perennial plants ranging from 30 to 150 cm with glossy green leaves and branching stems. The large rose-like flowers bloom at the tip of the these stems. The showy flowers come in the natural five petal type or in massive doubles. Typical colors are white, pink and red. Some hybrid peonies produce yellow flowers. Peonies bloom in late spring or early summer.

13th Wedding Anniversary

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Hollycocks are stunning garden plants growing to about six feet tall, which produce dozens of beautiful, huge red flowers. The gorgeous but delicate flowers have ruffled petals. Aside from red, flowers come in shades of pink, white, yellow or violet. From more than 60 different varieties, the most popular varieties includes: nigra, chater’s double and summer carnival.

14th Wedding Anniversary

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Dahlia, Mexico’s National flower, are perennial plants with about 36 extant species. The plant averages from 30 cm to 2.4 in height. Flowers come in diverse forms such as: singles, peony-like, orchid-like, pompom, shaggy mops, twisted, straight cactus, anemone-flowered, formal, curled petals and ball-shaped. Likewise, the flower size ranges from 5 cm to 30 cm in diameter. Flowers come in shade of white, pink, orange, mauve, yellows, red except blue.

15th Wedding Anniversary

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Probably, the easily recognizable flowers in a garden, roses have over 100 species. Most varieties have five petals but other species come in multi-petal blooms The showy flowers vary in sizes; for 1/2 to 7 inches in diameter. Flower colors range from white, yellow, red, pink, orange, purple and bi-color.. Likewise, fragrance varies depending on the variety.

20th Wedding Anniversary

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Daylilies are perennial flowering plants comprising 15 species and thousands of cultivars. This large, gorgeous flower can perfectly be described as “Here Today, Gone Tomorrow!”, since the flowers open art sunrise and fade at sunset. However, certain species of daylilies bloom at night. The complex tubular- shaped flower having three petals and three sepals blooms from a scape ( a vertical flower stem). Daylilies come in various forms and color shades.

25th Wedding Anniversary

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These gorgeous garden plants are popular for their showy flowers. Iris flowers come in different shapes, sizes, forms and colors. Flower colors range from white, pink, yellow, red, blue, orange, brown and even black.

28th Wedding Anniversary

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Orchid is a big family of flowering plants comprising more than 20,000 species. They are found growing on the ground (Terrestrial orchids) as well as on trees (epiphytes). Orchids come in various form like single flower and multiple flowers. These showy flowers also come in various color shades such as; white, yellow, pink, red, orange, blue, or black. Popular species of orchids includes: Cattleya, Phalaenopsis, and Dendrobium.

30th Wedding Anniversary

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Sweet Pea

Sweet Pea is a perennial climbing plant that grows to about 1-2 m tall. Sweet Pea flowers are popular because of their fragrant scents and gorgeous blooms. Flowers are about 2-3.5 cm in diameter and come in shade of white, pink, yellow, purple, and mauve.

40th Wedding Anniversary

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Nasturtium is a perennial flowering plant growing to about 2.4–3.6 m tall. The five-petaled funnel-shaped flower is about 3 cm in diameter. Flower colors range from yellow, pink, red, cream, orange, and mahogany.

50th Wedding Anniversary

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Violets are flowering plants numbering to about 400-500 species. The fragrant flowers come in asymmetrical form. It has five sepals and five stamens. Flower color comes in different shades including white, cream, yellow, or blue. Some species have bi-colored blooms.


  1. A couple of years more and my parents will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. I will have to remember to give them violets.

  2. May God bless my marriage that we can reach the 50th Anniversary :)

  3. You do give me ideas on what specific flowers should i purchase for my parent's soon to be wedding anniversary. this is magnificent.

  4. Peony it is! Today is our 12th wedding anniversary, thanks for posting this Kuya!

  5. I have no idea before that different flowers represent each wedding anniversary. Would definitely take note of these for our anniversaries. :)