If you’ve ever found yourself wondering what the favorite flowers are for some of your favorite celebrity women, then you’ve come to the right place. For Women’s History Month, Portsmouth floral experts Flowers By Leslie have put together a list of pretty important women from history and today and their favorite flower.
Angelina Jolie – Orchid
The mysterious and exotic orchid is the favorite flower of Angelina Jolie. Not too shocking, as Angelina is herself mysterious and exotic. Symbolizing mystique, beauty, strength, and love, the gorgeous orchid plant with it is delicate petals, and distinctive shape appears to be fitting of this gifted actress, director, and mom.
Anne Hathaway – Anemones
The bright and striking anemone flower is Anne Hathaway’s favorite flower. A graceful and talented actress, it’s no wonder the variety of colors anemones come in, and their associated meanings appeal to Anne, who has a very diverse acting range. Red and pink anemones often mean love that has been forsaken, purple anemones offer protection from bad spirits, and white anemones signify purity, innocence, and grace.
Katy Perry – White and Purple Hydrangeas
The queen of pop, Katy Perry, loves the extravagant blooms of hydrangeas. The popular hydrangea shrub grows in a variety of colors such as pink, purple, blue, green, and white. Katy Perry’s favorite hydrangea colors are white and purple. Together, these two colors represent love, peace, purity, grace, and understanding.
Lady Bird Johnson – Lavender Bluebell
Lady Bird Johnson’s love of wildflowers had a huge part in the growth as well as the passage of the Highway Beautification Act while she was First Lady. Because of Lady Bird, U.S. freeways are actually lined with plants that are native and wildflowers rather than unsightly junkyards. Lady Bird Johnson would also go on to set the National Wildflower Research Center in Austin, Texas. Her preferred wildflower was the lavender bluebell, a fragile but regal floral with petals that create the form of a bell. Meaning gratitude, devotion, and humility, the bluebell flower ‘s qualities are actually in sync with the characteristics of the formidable but modest Lady Bird Johnson.
Lady Gaga – White Roses
Lady Gaga’s favorite flowers are white roses. The white rose has a variety of meanings, with the most popular being love, peace, purity, and new beginnings, which is why it is a popular wedding flower, too. Also, symbolizing positive energy and focus, it’s easy to understand why the white rose is a typical decoration among many artists.
Blush – Long-stemmed Pink Roses
Michelle Obama – Hydrangeas and Pink Roses
Michelle Obama has elegance, grace, and passion, which are also traits of her favorite flowers – roses and hydrangeas. Both roses and hydrangeas come in a variety of colors. Roses symbolize romance, love, and passion, and hydrangeas represent grace, beauty, and abundance.