Did you know your favorite flower speaks volumes about your personality? To celebrate Women’s History Month, Fort Worth’s premier florist, Gordon Boswell, rounded up a few of our favorite women from history and today to reveal their favorite flower and what it says about their character. Do you know what your favorite flower says about you?
Angelina Jolie – Orchid
An accomplished actor and director, Angelina Jolie’s favorite flower is the beautiful and exotic orchid bloom. The elegant, fragile blooms of the orchid are available in an assortment of shapes and colors based on the species. A commonality of all orchids, though, is their three petals accompanied by three sepals. Orchids symbolize luxury, strength, love, and beauty – all characteristics Angelina Jolie has in spades.
Anne Hathaway – Anemones
The graceful and talented Anne Hathaway is one of today’s most popular and diverse actresses. The flower she favors the most is the beautiful and striking anemone flower, which comes in a variety of colors. The meanings of the anemone are diverse as well – white anemones represent grace and purity, pink and red anemones represent forsaken love, and purple anemones offer protection against evil.
Lily of the Valley
Audrey Hepburn – Lily of the Valley
Noted for being a fashion icon along with a gifted actress, Audrey Hepburn’s favorite flower, the delicate but full-of- charm, Lily of the Valley. Symbolizing luck, happiness, and purity, the Lily of the Valley is a fragrant flowering plant commonly used religious ceremonies and celebrations. Audrey’s wedding bouquet was composed of a small gathering of Lily of the Valley blossoms.
Lady Gaga – White Roses
The delicate, beautiful white rose is Lady Gaga’s preferred flower. She sometimes wears them as accessories when walking. The white rose symbolizes peace, pure love, and new beginnings, which is why it’s a popular wedding flower. In Greek mythology, the white-colored rose is associated with Adonis, the god responsible for rebirth and renewal. White roses also represent focus and peaceful energy. Another celeb singer whose favorite bloom is also the white rose is Madonna – who typically has them adorning her dressing room while on tour.
Hydrangeas and Pink Roses
Michelle Obama – Hydrangeas and Pink Roses
The smart, powerful, yet elegant Michelle Obama prefers hydrangeas and roses as her favorite flowers. Many of the traits and meaning of these two types of flowers are reflected in Michelle’s personality as well. For example, roses represent passion and love, and hydrangeas symbolize beauty, abundance, and grace. Both flower varieties come in a variety of colors that fit this dynamic former first lady to a “T.”