Fresh serruria, from South Africa to your vase. She gives opulence to a bridal arrangement, but just as much rocks the bouquet on your kitchen table. Welcome Serruria with open arms, she comes from afar.
COLORS AND SHAPES
The Serruria is not easily overlooked. She has large ivory flowers with pointed petals and flaming pink accents. In the middle of the flower you see the heart, a fluffy creation surrounded by red/pink pointed petals. The leaves on the stem of Serruria are narrow, firm and pointed. This strong flower is often found in bridal bouquets.
No symbolic meaning is known of this flower. So you can give it meaning yourself. That the flower has a long shelf life and is a welcome wedding guest could indicate 'eternity' or something along those lines.
In the wild, Serrruria grows as a shrub in South Africa's Franschhoek Valley. The Swedish botanist Carl Thunberg 'discovered' her for the first time in 1773. The flower is related to the Protea, which you can see at the heart of the Serruria. The flower owes its special name to the Dutch botanist J. Serrurier. Meanwhile, the Serruria is also popularly known as Blushing bride.