Blue flowers can vary from pale baby blue to deep midnight shades and are associated with serenity and calm. Lighter blues represent clear skies and clear water and conjure up images of the great outdoors, while darker shades symbolise truth and meditation, helping you to focus and work through problems.
Some of the more well-known species of blue flowers include iris, cornflower, hyacinth and forget-me-nots. Choosing blue flowers as a gift are perfect for birthdays, get well soon gifts and as congratulations for achieving something difficult or ambitious.
Blue flowers by botanical name and common name:
Agapanthus, African Lily
Allium, Flowering Onion
Campanula, Canterbury Bells
Echinops, Globe thistle
Eryngium, Sea Holly
Muscari, Grape hyacinth