Astrological Floral Selections

Flowers are not the same for all people. Some like it rich and enduring, others bright and eye catching and others more subdued or exotic.  Even if you're not getting an arrangement for someone's birthday, we feel it would be nice to send something in their favorites

Aquarius - Cancer

Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)

Aquarius is as feminine as pink & white, and as dominant as blue & lime green.  Soothing colors that comfort rather than evoke is the perfect compliment for this friendly, outgoing personality.When in doubt, it's best to pair soft colors with bold accents for the Aquarius in your life.

Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)

Piscean people usually are fond of unusual flowers and foliages especially when in colors of lime green, pale blues, lavenders, silvery shades and pink shades.  Attracted to interesting items, they respond favorably to unusual shaped flowers (i.e. orchids, water lily shapes and flowers with fragrances. Always make something they can see visually.

Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19)

Choose flowers in pink and red, but also bright colors like yellow and contrasting orange and blue. Flowers that are classic and colors that widen the eyes are always a winner. Be sure that it is big though, as they already know they deserve it!  The most important day of the year is an Aries birthday, so never forget and never scrimp!  You were officially warned by the designer of Rainforest!

Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20)

Taurus has its many manifestations from teachers to leaders and even just great followers. Their demeanor is usually pleasant and they love nature and the colors of pink-mauve, lavender, purple, blues and  chartreuse blend to a soothing comfort zones. Flowers should be showy and their best for these followers of the Earth.

Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20)

We all have at least one Gemini friend. You know who they are.  The one who would break the ice when you’re afraid to.  The one that will debate the opposite of what you believe in just to see what rattles your cage. 

Yet, these same individuals are true blue friends to the end. Even if you haven’t seen each other for a while, you tend to take it where you last left off - not worrying about the time span or even animosities that may have occurred since. 

The flowers of choice would include something in contrast; yellow and purple, green and orange, deep blue and orange, etc. Avoid pale, monochromatic palettes and shy away from pastels, Keep it bright! The brighter the colors the more of an impact you will make.  It’s not  bad to try something in a lively pink, either, but you’ll never see them wearing it. Pink and orange together is really cool, though! 

If you’re unsure about what degree color to get them, imagine that they’re unable to see, and you will break through the darkness with bold, raw color, With Geminis, you need to try extra hard to get their attention!

Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22)

Cancer is a nurturing personality and may be secretive and private. Many interesting parallels can draw a clear picture of a Cancer, and it's symbol, a crab. With a deeply intuitive and sentimental personality  florals are best in soothing shades of white & cream,  paired with lively pops green and all blue hues of the ocean as these tones reflect their nature. Remember, flower shapes can play a role, as well. Round shapes are more soothing while flowers with sharp edges can be more reactive. As with all signs, the specific day also plays a role in this sign’s shading. Let us select a design that will bring your Cancer out of their shell.

Leo - Capricorn

Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22)

The sunny Leo with all their charm and dignity. Flowers for these creatures include bright colors playing with other brights.  The warm shades of orange, yellow and red with shapes and feel of the Sun, so full of energy and warmth. Flower favorites include the sunflowers, purple orchids and roses in reds to oranges. There’s no holding back and don’t scrimp either!  They love the attention and notoriety so send them to their work place!

Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22)

The flowers of Virgo are those with flair and eluding to exotic. Colors may include deep blues, lime greens, and rusty orange-browns.  Many other colors also play with how they affect the Virgo person. Yellow is a favored color, as this is the color of intelligence and reasoning. Accents of colors should include red, oranges, and almost any shade of any exotic muted or borderline new colors.  Pure white as well as pure black are also acceptable.  Green is the color of money! Make the arrangement UNcommon and you already know this person is very picky and will snub an everyday look. 

Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22)

The romance colors of Libra include blues, pinks, lavenders, mauve, pale greens, fuchsias, oranges and yellows. Large flowers are also well accepted as well as flowers with a sweet fragrance. Flower arrangements should be large and overwhelming and always include a sentimental card message.  

Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)

Ominous and mysterious would be helpful adjectives to describe this sign. Yet mixing soft pinks with deep purples would also work. Think sweet and simple meets Beetle Juice for something that will capture this sign’s heart. Using vibrant purples and lime greens with just the hint of red-black will be something that will send this sun sign through the roof!

Saggitarious (Nov 22 - Dec 21)

Sagittarians are difficult to pick a specific look for.  The best thing to be safe is to do something different than what was sent the last time.  Colors that are contrasting to purple and pale blues tend to work well for the basic Sagittarian.

Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)

Earth sign, coincides with lengthening of the day (post Winter Solstice), bringing new endeavors and challenges to the new year. Their colors include blue,purple,lime green, and browns.

Numerology and it’s Meaning

Numerology is any belief in the divine or mystical relationship between a number and one or more coinciding events. It is also the study of the numerical value of the letters in words, names and ideas. We use numbers which hold special meanings and create energy in our arrangements. 

1

One is the basic number it represents man, religion, the sun, aspirations and all things good. Adam was the first, it is a masculine number positive and beginning anew 

Astrological: One is a territorial number, it is represented by Aries: leadership qualities and dominance.

Chinese Zodiac: Rat, associated with water - Yan

Tarot: the Magician; Using one's power to better themselves also the start of a new beginning

other: One is a number base for all numbers, in flowers we use this as a single focal point that demands attention and is the heart, the sun in the arrangement. 

2

Two represents change, togetherness - a duality.  Eve was the second and thus this number is associated with all things feminine and emotional the moon rules

Astrological: Its all about Rewards. Taurus is the second sign and ideals are comfort and easy living. Sensuality and love is high and the softness it adds.

Chinese Zodiac: Ox associated with Earth - Yin

Tarot: the High Priestess; blending spirituality and sexuality associations with the moon feminine and inspirational, psychic 

other: Two is a natural order. All things come together with two. A complete ideal is achieved. We often use two as a balance of the one or to soften fives and sevens. Two is also the balance number we incorporate to expand or emphasize the one. 

3

Three is our individuality, expressing oneself and holds the key to life itself. Associations of a great harvest, productivity, fertility, abundance are all ideals for this number. 

Astrological: Gemini; Expression and communication. 

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger associated with wood - Yang

Tarot: the Empress; power over growing things, harvest and fertility are her powers

other: Three is the tripod of balance we often use this as our base from which other numbers rest and develop from. Three embodies two individuals and their spiritual bond. Three is a spiritual number in arrangements

4

Four is the number that represents our home base; family and spirituality. It focuses on stability and structure - masculine 

Astrological: Cancer; a nurturing, motherly number, filling complete

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit associated with wood - Yin

Tarot: the Emperor; Wisdom and Power are the traits 

other: We never use four of an item in any arrangement, the number 4 is the same character as Death in the Chinese language  and if we must use four, we will use two-two, one-three of similar/not same items. 

5

Five is a basic number multiplied by any whole number you will always end up with a five. Five represents the five senses (sight, smell, taste, touch, hear) Five is freedom in all actions. 

Astrological:Royalty dominates here Leo; ambitious, loyal and most masculine 

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon associated with Earth - Yang

Tarot: the Hierophant; symbolically it is the intermediate being between heaven and earth. Wisdom is its teachings

other: Like 3, 5 is a buffer number. It combines amounts less than itself and regroups them as a single grouping. 

6

The spirit of man is represented by this number. The highest number on a dice. Six symbolizes Venus, the goddess of love. 

Astrological: Virgo is the sixth sign. efficient, methodical, concise work for the greater good. 

Chinese Zodiac: Snake, associated with fire - Yin

Tarot: the lovers; representing relationships and choices. 

other: Six is half a dozen, its an amount that harmonizes everything and everyone . We often blend this with other items to create harmony in an arrangement. 

7

Seven represents perfection and peace. seven days in a week, seven colors in the rainbow. Lucky number for some. seven letters in the Roman Numeral system.

Astrological: Libra which represents harmony and balance. 

Chinese Zodiac: Horse; associated with Fire - Tang

Tarot: the Chariot; decision making, sometimes a split between two realms and how life can be a dual path instead of one

other: seven is the number we use to spark excitement and to take note. 

8

Eight represents a new start or to begin again. Eight is also the Chinese good fortune number and is associated with the dragon. It is the number for harmony and balance. 

Astrology: Libra;  represents compatibility and sensibility. 

Chinese Zodiac: Goat; associated with Earth - Yin

Tarot: Strength; being in control 

other: the number represents power and good fortune and is used in arrangements t evoke a powerful statement

9

Nine is a magical number, it represents dominance and generosity.

Astrology: Sagittarius; the path-finders 

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey; associated with metal - Yang

Tarot: the Hermit; the truth-seeker

other; Nine is a magical number; 9 multiplied by any number will equal a number when the digits are added together it will equal the number 9. (i.e. 9 x 5 = 45, add 4 + 5 and you get a 9). Any number added to 9 will give you a number when adding the digits will equal the other number (i.e. 9 + 10 = 19, add 1 + 9 and you get 10) 

We use nines in an arrangement to produce a magical sense  

10

Ten is the complete cycle of numbers metric is based on ten

Astrology: Capricorn; represents time itself and progression 

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster; associated with Metal - Yin

Tarot: Wheel of Fortune; Life is a chance 

other: We use ten as the maximum unit of flowers. Dozen is a made up number and does not represent any significant theology or context.

11

Eleven is a number of pairs, twins or two. Powerful and carries double powers.

Astrology: Aquarius; Philanthropists 

Chinese Zodiac: Dog associated with Earth - Yang

Tarot: Justice; Like Libra, this is a balance trait

other: Elevens are used as greater than ten, less than a dozen. It usually invokes an intermediate phase of completion. We may incorporate this number in the healing process 

12

Twelve is a man made complete count as the finite quantity "12"

Astrology: Pisces; internal and external psyche-experiences abound

Chinese Zodiac: Pig; associated with Water - Yin

Tarot: the Hanged Man; Punishment or seeking enlightenment 

other: time is based in this number, 12 months of the year, two groups of 12 hours in a day, 12 Astrological Signs, 12 Chinese Zodiac signs. In flowers we use it as the absolute man made highest number.