Updated: May 7
For each new year, personal resolutions are established for the coming year. Whether these resolutions are successfully upheld or forgotten, the intention is clear; most people are compelled to set forth resolutions in the new year because of the innate desire for renewal. Sourcing from the Flowerpaedia (2018), authored by environmentalist and floral specialist Cheralyn Darcey and the online resource Encyclopedia Britannica, britannica.com (sourced in 2020), let's explore the top flowers that represent renewal. Hopefully, these symbolic florals can inspire and motivate you while achieving your new year's resolution.
Happy New Year 2020! - OXO
(Tagetes evecta) represents vitality, vigor, renewal, life force, magic, irrational expectations, honesty, passion, and creativity. This flower can also be referred to as cowslip, perennial herbaceous, a plant of the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae) native to wetlands in Europe and North America.
(Galanthus nivalis) represents I am here for you, hope, new beginnings, illumination, self-neglect, inner peace, renewal, and solutions. Snowdrop is within the genus family of about 20 species of white-flowered Eurasian plants in the Amaryllis family (Amaryllidaceae) and are cultivated as ornamentals for its' fragrant flowers.
(Narcissus pseudonarcissus) represents the sun shines when I am with you, you are the only one, I am hoping for you, hope, regard, reunited love, respect, inspiration, renewal, and vitality. This flower is also referred to as a trumpet narcissus, bulb-forming plant in the Amaryllis family (Amaryllidaceae). Daffodils are native to northern Europe. Daffodils can be found in a variation of colors such as yellow, white, pink, or orange.
(Aloe vera) represents superstition, grief, restoration, protection, courage, renewal, and banishing fear. Aloe plants are of succulent plants in the family of Asphodelaceae, containing hundreds of species native to Africa, Madagascar, and the Arabian Peninsula.