What does your favorite flower say about you? You may be surprised. In recognition of Women’s History Month, Columbus’ premier florist, Griffin’s Floral Design & Wineshop, we are revealing the favorite flowers of today’s most famous female celebrities as well as important women who have left their mark in history.
Angelina Jolie – Orchid
Exotic and beautiful, Angelina Jolie is a world-famous actress and director. Angelina’s favorite flower is the exotic and beautiful orchid – a delicate and distinctive flowering plant coveted by many across the globe for their unique beauty. Blooming in a wide range of colors, orchids have 3-petal blooms, the shape of which is determined by the species of plant. Symbolizing luxury, strength, and beauty — traits Angelina also has, it’s no wonder she is drawn the orchid plant.
Anne Hathaway – Anemones
A bright and beautiful talented actress, Anne Hathaway’s favorite flower is also bright and beautiful – the anemone. A delicate wildflower that comes in an array of bright colors, the anemone is a favorite of gardeners and florists alike. There a many different meanings associated with the anemone flower, such as purity and peace for white ones, forsaken love for pink and red ones, and protection from evil spirits for purple ones.
Lady Bird Johnson – Lavender Bluebell
Lady Bird Johnson enjoyed wildflowers, as well as the lavender bluebell, which was the favorite of her. While First Lady, she was in the cost of many tasks for beautifying cities and highways with flowers and plants, which result in the development of the Highway Beautification Act. She also created the National Wildlife Research Center in Houston in 1982. The Lavender Bluebell is a vibrant and beautiful flower that symbolizes devotion, undying love, humility, and gratitude.
Madonna – White Roses
One of the most prominent females in the world, Madonna’s favorite flower is actually the delicate and pristine white rose. She takes the love of her of white roses on the street with her where she’s them waiting for her in her dressing room whenever she performs. The white rose has a large number of different meanings besides the commonly known ones of purity, innocence, and love. For instance, white roses also symbolize happiness, peace, and focus. In Greek mythology, the white rose is actually connected to Adonis, the god of renewal and rebirth.
Michelle Obama – Hydrangeas and Pink Roses
Michelle Obama is a dignified, smart, and elegant woman who was not only a dedicated and passionate First Lady but is also a lawyer and author. Pink roses and hydrangeas are Michelle’s Obama’s favorite flowers and they ring true to her personality. Hydrangeas represent heartfelt emotion and gratitude, and the pink rose to symbolize femininity, appreciation, love, and grace. These are all traits Michelle exhibits as well.