St Patrick’s Day Flowers

St. Patrick’s Day Flowers: What do They Symbolize?

With St. Patrick’s Day soon approaching, you may wonder how to promote your floral services on this distinctly green holiday. Well, knowing the most common flowers used on St. Paddy’s Day and what they symbolize can help with your marketing efforts.

But first, a bit about St. Patrick himself: Did you know he wasn’t Irish at all, but a British missionary who brought Christianity to Ireland? After his death, he was named the Patron Saint of Ireland; Each year, on his death date of March 17th, a Festival of St. Patrick is held—what we now celebrate as St. Patrick’s Day. So you see, you don’t have to be Irish to celebrate this traditionally Irish holiday!

Here are the most popular flowers connected to St. Patrick’s Day, and their meanings:

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