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The Zodiacs: Pisces Flower

Calling all the dreamy romantics - Pisces, we're talking about you! Your birth flower is the water lily. Want to know why the water lily is the pisces flower? Keep reading to discover the significance for this beautiful bloom.

the zodiacs - pisces flower is a water lily

Pisces’s characteristics

Before we roll out into the details of the birth flower for Pisces, we need to discuss who the Pisces peeps really are! On the plus side, they can be: 

  • Empathetic
  • Romantic
  • Talented 
  • Compassionate
  • Generous 

However, they can also be: 

  • Insecure
  • Indecisive 
  • Overly emotional 
  • Snappy 
  • Territorial

What does a water lily symbolise?

The mesmerising bloom is all about purity, rebirth, beauty transformation and enlightenment. These fresh flowers also share connections and symbolism with spiritual growth and good fortune.

History of water lilies

Water lilies have always been admired for their beauty dating all the way back to Ancient Egypt. They have even been found in paintings, including many of famous impressionist artist Claude Monet’s paintings. Water lilies are one of the oldest flowering plants in the world today, first blooming over 100 million years ago. 

The name water lily came from the greek word “nymph” which means protector of rivers - fitting, right? They have become a strong symbol in buddhism and hinduism culture as they represent rebirth and resurrection because of their ability to emerge from the water's depth and spring to life.

Water lilies were put to good use in traditional medicine practices. They worked as an anti-inflammatory and helped calm nervous systems, making them a popular treatment for insomnia and anxiety disorders. 

Find out more: History of the water lily

Why is the birth flower for pisces a water lily?

Born from February 19th to March 20th, Pisces are delicate souls, their symbol resembles two fish swimming in unison, which means they also fall under the (you guessed it) water element. Pisces birth flower does not stray far from their connection with this element, as the water lily shares their love of water too. 

Pisces are very in touch with their emotional side and they feel strong empathy for those around them. Similarly, the pisces zodiac flower,the water lily, has strong emotions and connections to spirituality and their surroundings. Sounds like a perfect match to us! 

But wait, there’s more! Water lilies dig their roots deep into the mud and murky waters then rise and emerge with their beauty. This connection is shared as no matter how many struggles a Pisces is faced with, they always show compassion and grace to those around them, which is their most beautiful side.

Birthday flowers they’ll love

Whether you’re looking to treat a Pisces or another zodiac sign, we offer a wide range of birthday flowers that are sure to impress! From bright flower arrangements and pastel bouquets to neutral flower arrangements, everlasting flowers and more! Shop flower bouquets online or get in touch with our team to customise a flower bouquet. Contact our City or Marion store today. 

More birth flowers

Not a Pisces? Or have a friend that’s a Leo, Scorpio or Libra? Discover more about the other zodiac flowers below:

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