To honor Women’s History Month, Jefferson City’s flower experts at Busch’s Florist are uncovering favorite blooms from some of our most beloved women, from the past and now. Every flower is as unique and beautiful as the special women who adore them.
Jackie Kennedy Onassis – White Peony and Blue Cornflower
Jackie Kennedy Onassis is a style icon and was well-known for her sophisticated sensibilities and grace. As First Lady, she made it a high priority to beautify the White House grounds once more by updating the gardens, which had long been ignored. The clean, elegant, and delicate white peony was one of Jackie’s favorite flower and symbolized goodness, prosperity, wealth, and fortune. Jackie also loved the blue cornflower, which with its vibrant blue petals, radiates prestige and royalty. Amongst several of the cornflower’s other meanings are devotion, hope, and unity.
Angelina Jolie – Orchid
Famous celebrity and talented actress Angelina Jolie’s favorite flower is the mysterious and exotic orchid. With three distinctive petals that vary in size and shape based on the particular species, the delicate and beautiful orchid blooms in a wide array of colors. Representing strength, love, mystery, and refinement, it is not surprising that Angie prefers orchid.
Anne Hathaway – Anemones
Anne Hathaway is recognized for being a beautiful and versatile actress, so it is really no surprise that her favorite flower is the beautiful and vibrant-colored anemone. A wildflower with delicate petals that bloom in several bright colors, the anemone has a number of different meanings. Sincerity is symbolized by white anemones, pink and red anemones represent forsaken love, and purple anemones signify protection from evil.
Beautiful in Blue
Jennifer Lopez – White Lilies and Roses
Another world-famous actress, singer, and dancer, Jennifer Lopez’s favorite flowers are white lilies and roses. The majestic white lily is a large, fragrant blossom made up of six petals and a large pistil. The white lily has a variety of symbolic meanings, including purity, fertility, and majesty. The white lily is also known as a protection charm, and if planted in your garden, they will keep away evil spirits and ghosts. J-Lo’s career is doing great, so the protective charms of white lilies must be working!
Lady Gaga – White roses
Lady Gaga’s favorite flowers are white roses. The white rose has a number of meanings with the most popular being new beginnings, purity, peace, and love, which is the reason it’s also a popular wedding flower. Also symbolizing focus and positive energy, it is easy to see why the white rose is popular among many artists.