Flowers are one of the most popular gifts in the world. They are given with or without, to throw actresses feet, handed the happy bride in sorrowful silence folded at the foot of the monuments.
They can express gratitude, regret, admiration and respect.
There is nothing more universal, and the same gravitas as the bouquet.
Of course, since the time when each flower had its value, things have changed, but some rules of "flower" etiquette relevant to this day.
How to choose the flowers
Once the language of flowers it was possible to keep the wholedialogue - quarrel, a declaration of love, to forgive, and even threatening. In today's world of this "alphabet of passion" were only the most general outlines. Thus, in scarlet, lush roses firmly entrenched title character of passion, but for fragrant white lilies - innocence. The brighter the color of flowers, what they are luxuriant, the more weight should be an occasion for presenting them. An exception are the wedding and the birth of a child - these holidays made to bring flowers delicate shades, with a delicate flavor and low on the stem.
Men give high color, with largeinflorescence, such as roses, calla lilies, lilies, orchids, gladioli and irises. Primroses and wild flowers - a gift of intimate, for her, as well as very low bouquets of pansies, daisies, violets, asters. Flowers in pots are also reserved for friends and relatives. If you want to make a bouquet as far pleased the person to whom you are giving it and at the same time require a minimum of care - giving baskets, in which the flowers are placed in a special moss.
When choosing flowers for a date, keep in mind that, whereyou're going to go with his beloved. If you are going to spend time at home, then a large bouquet is appropriate, but the walk around the city, sit in the theater, dining in a restaurant with such a gift can be extremely inconvenient. In such cases, more appropriate small, compact rosette.
How many colors should be in a bouquet
Known to many a rule that should be in a bouquetbe an even number of flowers - surprise - the rule is not. Wishing to give a three, five, seven and so on in a bouquet of flowers associated more with superstition, popular only in Europe, superstition dictates to avoid the number thirteen, although it is odd.
Etiquette stick to an odd numberColor is only in the event that their less than twelve dozen. The reverse is true for the funeral, you can send a bouquet or of an even number of colors, or any, if more than a dozen colors. Etiquette dictates to give one flower only the most intimate friends and acquaintances, as it was not exotic and luxurious this gift.
Do the flowers Give a man
For some reason there is a perception that men give,if they are not actors, the flowers are not accepted. This is not true. Etiquette is simply more tightly regulate the occasions on which you can bestow a bunch of boys. On the anniversary, in honor of a significant personal achievements, such as the award, awards, publication of the book, film or performance, public speaking, it would be appropriate to present a bouquet and a man.
It should be saturated colors, nobleshades on high legs. Lately it has become fashionable to give men sunflowers or yellow chrysanthemums. These colors correspond to the requirements of etiquette, and in addition, it is inherent in color, which is now associated not with treason and tear, and the well-being, success, wealth.
How to give flowers
What colors presented without packaging, is consideredwell known. Only the rule of etiquette was introduced long before it has been invented by a variety of bright and convenient packaging, decorated with ribbons, bows, bright prints. If packed bouquet florist, you should leave all the "decorations", if you just put it in a convenient package, albeit with a bright border or mirror effect, such polyethylene should be removed.
If you give flowers to the public or creativefigure - bouquets are presented after the speech, the meeting. Throw flowers on stage - a bad taste. Innovation, firmly ensconced in modern etiquette, "flower" requests that should be followed. So, the bride and groom, inviting to the wedding can make a postscript of "color" wedding. Adopted not only pick up the toilets following the specified range, but also bring bouquets, sustained in the same colors.
Inappropriate flowers are in hospitals and, oddlyStrangely enough, at the funeral. Women in childbirth is better to send flowers to the house, and some of the relatives of the deceased instead of flowers sometimes asked to transfer money to certain charities.