Every woman is as unique and beautiful as a flower. So Marco Island’s best florist, Marco Island Florist, Home & Gifts, wanted to list the favorite flower of famous women to honor Women’s History Month. The similarities between the woman and her flower of choice are surprising.
Angelina Jolie – Orchid
Famous for her grace, exotic beauty, and skills as a talented actress and director, Angelina Jolie’s favorite flower of all is the orchid. The distinctly structural, fragile, and amazing orchid is actually an ornamental plant. Coveted by collectors around the world due to each plant’s distinctive color, the orchid bloom is composed of 3 petals, which different shapes depending on the particular species. Orchids represent love, luxury, beauty, and strength – qualities Angelina Jolie herself possesses, which is probably why she is drawn to the orchid plant.
Anne Hathaway – Anemones
A multitalented actor with several awards, it is not surprising what Anne Hathaway’s favorite flower choice is the anemone. A flower with delicate petals, anemones are brightly colored flowers loved by gardeners and flower designers alike since they bring such a surprising pop of color wherever they are. Different colored anemones mean different things: pink and red mean forsaken love, white means grace and purity, and purple means protection.
Lily of the Valley
Audrey Hepburn – Lily of the Valley
The elegant and talented Audrey Hepburn is admired for her legendary film roles and for the humanitarian work she did in less fortunate nations. It is not surprising that her favorite flower is the delicate yet regal Lily of the Valley. Also referred to as the “May Lily,” this fragile, beautiful bloom symbolizes good fortune and happiness. A scented flowering plant, Lily of the Valley, is often used in celebratory and religious ceremonies. Audrey actually used the Lily of the Valley blossoms in her own wedding bouquet.
Katy Perry – Purple and white Hydrangeas
An outgoing and extravagant artist, it is no surprise Katy Perry’s favorite flowers are purple and white hydrangeas. Hydrangeas are loved by the world over and are popular in gardens and in floral arrangements in a store. The colors Katy prefers, although white and purple, together symbolize peace, love, gratefulness, understanding, and royalties, all of which are qualities definitely fit for the queen of pop.
Lady Bird Johnson – Lavender Bluebell
Lady Bird Johnson enjoyed indigenous wildflowers, as well as the lavender bluebell, which was one of the favorite flowers of her. During the time of her as First Lady, many projects were spearheaded by her, like the Highway Beautification Act that is known for growing flowers along freeways in urban areas across the U.S. She also was the founding father of the National Wildlife Research Center in Houston in 1982. The favorite flower of her, the Lavender Bluebell, is actually a colorful and beautiful floral that symbolizes gratitude, humility, undying love, and devotion.
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