As we all know, the carnation is the flower of Mother’s Day. How about the flower of Father’s Day? There are many kinds of flowers related to Father’s Day.
Red and white roses are universally acknowledged as the flower of Father’s Day. Wearing the red rose shows love to the surviving fathers, while wearing the white rose expresses condolences to the deceased fathers. This was proposed by Mrs Dodd. Usually the yellow rose is the main flower of Father’s Day, because in some countries, yellow is regarded as a masculine color.
Sunflower is popular as a gift on Father’s Day in some countries, and the moral is that fathers are like the great sun. All living things depend on the sun for their growth, in the same way; children flourish with the care of their fathers.
The yellow carnation is usually considered as the flower of Father’s Day. It symbolizes kindness, placidity, sincerity and love that asks nothing in return and will never fade.
Sunflower with boot leaf stands for fatherly love, such as mountains. The wrinkles on fathers’ forehead report their rugged experiences, and their whole life is a superb poem.
Sunflower of all colors together with a suitable amount of green leaves can be sent to fathers on the big day. Its connotation: youth is a star, blinking its sincere eyes; youth is a smile, conveying flowing happiness; youth is a song, expressing passion; youth is a poem, loaded with the joys and sorrows of life.
The collocation of red carnation, pink rose, white lily, white violet, high mountain bracken and green leaves is a good gift. Its connotation: flowers long for rain moisture to grow, and fathers’ tender love is necessary in children’s growing up.
The red and pink carnation with green leaves symbolizes wishes for fathers an everlasting happiness.
The combination of red rose, pink fragrant lily, sunflower, green leaf and boot leaf stands for the sun in one’s life, which makes people confident, hopeful and enthusiastic every day.
Dendrobium orchid is also considered as the flower of Father’s Day in some countries. Its connotation is welcome, wishes, purity, luck and happiness. It symbolizes masculinity, cordiality and majesty when presented to fathers on their birthday or on Father’s Day.
It took longer time for Father’s Day to be set as an official holiday, compared with Mother’s Day. Merchants and manufacturers see business opportunities because the establishment of Father’s Day is very popular. They encourage children not only send cards to their fathers, but also buy such gifts as ties, socks, pens in order to express their respect to their fathers.