The type of flower you like most often offer some insight into your personality, in recognition of Women’s History Month, the flower experts in Prescott and Prescott Valley at Allan’s Flowers are listing some of the favorite flowers of some famous women.
Angelina Jolie – Orchid
It’s not surprising that someone who is exotic, mysterious, beautiful, and graceful like Angelina Jolie, that her favorite flower, the orchid, is just as exotic and beautiful. Prized the world over due to it’s the unique design of 3 petals with varying shapes depending on the species, the delicate blooms of the orchid come in every color imaginable. Orchids are known to represent strength, love, grace, and beauty, which are characteristics Angelina possesses as well.
Lily of the Valley
Audrey Hepburn – Lily of the Valley
Known for being a fashion icon as much as being a talented actress, Audrey Hepburn’s favorite flower is the delicate yet full-of-charming beauty, Lily of the Valley. Symbolizing purity, happiness, and luck, Lily of the Valley is a fragrant floral plant used in religious ceremonies and celebrations. In fact, Audrey’s wedding bouquet was a small gathering of only Lily of the Valley flowers.
Jackie Kennedy Onassis – Blue Cornflower and White Peony
Jackie Kennedy Onassis was considered a fashion icon during her lifetime, and during her tenure as First Lady, she made it a point to update the White House grounds and make them beautiful again after decades of neglect. The vibrant blue color of the cornflower makes any garden more majestic, which is probably why this was one of Jackie’s favorite flowers. The cornflower symbolizes hope, devotion, unity, wealth, and prosperity. The peony, with its beautiful round bloom of numerous delicate petals, also symbolizes good fortune, wealth, and well-being.
Lady Bird Johnson – Lavender Bluebell
A huge advocate for beautifying cities and highways with flowers, Lady Bird Johnson had a love for native wildflowers. She founded the National Wildlife Research Center in Texas in 1982 and while First Lady, spearheaded the Highway Beautification Act which resulted in flowers being planted along roadsides. A favorite flower of hers was the Lavender Bluebell, gorgeous wildflower loved by many. The bluebell symbolizes humility, gratitude, devotion, and undying love – traits the inimitable Lady Bird also had.
Lady Gaga – White roses
Lade Gaga prefers one flower over others and that is the white rose. The white rose has a variety of meanings with the most popular being love, peace, purity, and new beginnings, which is why it is known as a popular wedding flower. Also meaning renewal and rebirth, it’s easy to see why the white rose is the favorite flower of the creative and innovative Lady Gaga.