Alstroemeria is flower which grows in its native environment in Peru and only recently has been imported to other parts of the world. Without having a classical significance as other flowers, the exotic Alstroemeria has quickly gained a meaning for Europeans, fascinated by the beauty of the model petals. Thus, Alstroemeria is associated with the dedication and support of friends, honor and respect for loved ones. As a symbol of self improvement, Alstroemeria signifies strength to withstand trials and overcoming obstacles, pursuing your ideals and achieving perfection. Give a bouquet containing Alstroemeria to show your affection and to encourage a close person, and also to bring prosperity and success.
The bouquets that are decorated with Alstroemeria share the elegance of this flower, that is originally found in South America, being known for their dotted petals. Alstroemeria flowers can be a great gift for friends and family as it means understanding, commitment and support. Being different from other traditional choices, when it comes to arrangements with Alstroemeria they are distinguished by their elegance and eccentricity. When sending a bouquet of Alstroemeria flowers to a loved one you are communicating trust and hope of success, these plants symbolizing the ambition and tenacity with which one seeks to achieve an ideal or goal. Red and pink Alstroemeria send love and sympathy, the yellow ones express optimism and good luck, white Alstroemeria is used to remember of honor and devotion and orange Alstroemeria flowers suggest a brave heart, strong and full of energy.
Alstroemeria is named after the Swede Clas Alstromer, by his close friend, in honor of the friendship between the two, thus this flower acquiring this symbolism of relations of friendship and understanding. The leaves are arranged alternately and are twisted, while the flowers having 6 tepals of about 2 inches long are found in different colors, and have a pattern with dashed, darker lines. Alstroemeria bouquets are highly sought after when celebrating an important event, or when you want to express your sincere gratitude in response to a generous gesture. Delivering a special arrangement of Alstroemeria to a good friend you are showing her a proof of appreciation and consideration, telling her how much you enjoy your relationship.