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The meaning and symbolism of sunflower 3D CUT Popup Greeting Card

Everyone loves the sunny sunflower! Bright and cheery sunflowers are perfect for summer and will easily brighten up a room. And we were sold many 3D card templates with sunflower symbols.

Sunflowers don’t just look big and beautiful, they can mean so many wonderful things and we just can’t wait to share them with you! Let's learn about the meaning and symbolism of the sunflower!

Sunflowers first originated around 1000 BC in the Americas, mainly in what is now known as Arizona and New Mexico. Sunflowers grew super popular around Europe, Russia and Ukraine in the 1700s as the Russian Orthodox Church banned all foods that contained all during Lent, except sunflowers. As sunflower oil was permitted people became obsessed with the flower and by the early 19th century Russian farmers had grown over 2 million acres of sunflowers!

The meaning and symbolism of sunflower 3D CUT Popup Greeting Card
The meaning and symbolism of sunflower 3D CUT Popup Greeting Card

Sunflowers symbolize loyalty, and adoration thanks to the myth of Clytie and Apollo. And, because of their association with the sun, sunflowers are well-known for being a happy flower and the perfect bloom for a summer flower delivery to brighten someone’s mood!

But, they actually have different meanings across cultures. In China, sunflowers symbolize long life, vitality, and good luck. And Native American sunflowers symbolized harvest and provision. Basically, no matter where you are, sunflowers are a positive flower that brings joy to many!

Many people see sunflowers as a spiritual flower. The sunflower is among the most uplifting choices you can give to a loved one simply to make them smile. Sunflowers are also given to couples celebrating their third anniversary

The meaning and symbolism of sunflower 3D CUT Popup Greeting Card

Yellow sunflowers

Yellow sunflowers are a classic flower. Super dazzling and unmistakable we love a bright yellow sunflower! And they have a meaning of goodness, truth and timelessness.

Red sunflowers

- Red sunflowers usually have deep red petals that surround a black centre. These are pretty unusual but they look absolutely beautiful! And they have a meaning of strength and positivity.

Orange sunflowers

Orange sunflowers are ultra-vibrant flowers that really attract bees and hummingbirds. They have a meaning of energy, happiness and good fortune.

White sunflowers

White sunflowers are probably the rarest of them all. They're not a true white, more of a very pale yellow with a black centre. White sunflowers mean purity, re-birth and peace so they're perfect to give to someone who's starting a new chapter in their life.

Pink sunflowers

Pink sunflowers are an unusual but pretty sight with the petals and stems a dark pink with lighter pink tips. And they have a meaning of innocence and good health.

Purple sunflowers

Purple sunflowers really are lovely and are perfect to add something unique to your gardens. They have a meaning of wealth, glory and royalty too so they’re definitely an impressive bloom!

The meaning and symbolism of sunflower 3D CUT Popup Greeting Card

Sunflowers 3D Popup Greeting cards are popular congratulatory gifts especially if your loved one needs a lil’ encouragement and cheering up to your loved ones. Sunflower 3D Popup Greeting card meanings include happiness, optimism, honesty, longevity, peace, admiration, and devotion. The sunflower possibly surpasses all others in terms of its universal power to bring joy to people