Orchids are in season and available across New Zealand. Elegant and timeless, the orchid is packed with meaning and beauty. Orchids come in a variety of colours and represent colour meaning and symbolism. When purchasing your next orchid or gift-giving, think what colour best represents you or the recipient and read what the colour meanings are below:


White Orchids:

White Orchids are simplistic beauty and are a popular favourite. According to Chinese folklore, the white orchid symbolism virtuous people and the epitome of a cultured being. The white orchid colour symbolises elegance, innocence and beauty.

White orchids are the perfect gift to give to expecting mothers or a bride-to-be.


Pink Orchids:

Blush tones just scream femininity and grace - and the pink orchid means just that. Pink orchids can also be the symbol of tenderness and friendship.

Pink orchids are a great gift to show friendship or get well.

Purple Orchids:

What's a more regal colour than purple? Symbolising royalty and dignity, the purple orchid demonstrates admiration and respect - the perfect colour to gift your boss or older relative for those extra brownie points!

Red Orchids:

Like all things red, it represents romance, desire and passion. The gift to show someone your romantic side and makes for the perfect valentine's day gift. The red orchid adds the amount of spice and beauty.

Green Orchids:

Green is the colour of nature and its no surprises that the green orchid means nature, health and good fortune. The green orchid is the gift to give to wish someone to get well or well wishes.

Yellow Orchids:

Yellow is a bright and happy colour and can a pop colour to any dull space. Yellow orchids bring joy and new beginnings. The happy yellow colour is the perfect gift to celebrate new joy for new parents, housewarming gift or a symbol of your friendship

Orange Orchids:

A bright, strong and vibrant colour, the orange orchid represents the symbol of pride. It encourages boldness and is given to someone facing a big challenge. The orange orchid might just help them overcome their fears and build confidence!

The Orchid truly is magic, beautiful and elegant gift to give and receive. Packed with beauty and meaning, orchids will bring joy and happiness to whoever they are received by.