Greetings from the Florist in Singapore! The history of Gladiolus flowers span from Africa to the Mediterranean. Derived from a Latin word “GLADIUS” meaning sword, Gladiolus flowers have also been referred to as sword or corn lilies. Gladiolus symbolizes strength, integrity, faithfulness, and also infatuation with a bouquet conveying to a recipient that they pierce the giver’s heart with passion.
Little History: Translated literally a gladiolus is a little sword in Latin and Greek as well. In Greek, the name of this flowers has come from the Word XIPHIOS, thus are also called as Xiphium. The genus of these beautiful flowers occurs in Asia, Mediterranean Europe, South Africa, and tropical Africa. Buy Gladiolus flowers in Singapore designed at the florist in Singapore Studio.
Other meanings: These flowers are also sometimes offered to wish a good health because the British and Mediterranean gladiolus plants were often used for medicinal purposes. The plant’s corms (stem base) were used as a bandage and to extract thorns or splinters. The corms were also powdered and mixed with goat’s milk to soothe symptoms of colic. However, these flowers are not to be eaten under any circumstances. Today we primarily use the gladiolus as a decorative flower in gardens or as flower bouquets in Singapore due to its beautiful appearance and impressive meanings.
When you offer this beautiful flowers to someone you love, you need not include a card or note expressing your feelings because the plant itself carries and imparts symbolic meaning to the recipient. The gladiolus, hence its name, is also meant to pierce the heart of the recipient, conveying infatuation. We at Florist in Singapore offer a wide range of collections and designs of Gladiolus Flowers available in various colors – white, red, yellow etc., Do not ignore the combination of Gladiolus flowers with lilies and orchids which are exclusively crafted only at the Florist in Singapore.