The significance of the cherry blossom tree in Japanese culture goes back hundreds of years. In their country, the cherry blossom represents the fragility and the beauty of life. A reminder that life is almost overwhelmingly beautiful and we should cherish every moment.
In Buddhist symbolism the lotus is symbolic of purity of the body, speech, and mind as while rooted in the mud, its flowers blossom on long stalks as if floating above the muddy waters of attachment and desire.
The most highly coveted of ornamental plants, the delicate, exotic and graceful orchid represents love, luxury, beauty and strength.
The Chinese name for peony means “beautiful” and in Chinese culture the flowers represent riches, prosperity and honor. In the Western culture language of flowers, the peony represents good fortune and a happy marriage.