Marguerite Meanings and your Charms

Marguerite Meanings and your Charms

You may have experienced tearing off the petals to know if somebody likes you. In such a way, the marguerite is often used in fortune-telling.

In Japanese, it is sometimes called mokushungiku. It is a garden plant cultivated in greenhouses for decoration. Originally from the Canary Islands, it was brought to Europe in the end of the 17th Century. It was first introduced in Japan in the Meiji era and it spread throughout the country in the Taisho era.

It blooms from March to July. The most popular form is the white single petal type, but there are species with yellow or pink color. The flowers can also show double or anemone patterns. In Japan, it only survives the winter in warm regions.

If it survives the winter for several years, it eventually grows to become like a small tree. That is why it is called mokushungiku. This flower symbolizes love fortune telling, secret love, fidelity, and sincerity. Let’s learn how to discover your charms from the words of this flower.



Marguerite Meanings and your Charms

 

1. Let’s like the flower


Marguerite is a white flower like a pretty girl. It is good to express your emotions when you fall in love with somebody.

It is so pretty that having love fortune telling as its meaning is acceptable. This neat and lovely flower is often used in fortune telling because it has many petals. Or it might be because it is popular and easy to grow.

Almost all marguerites have odd number of petals. Therefore, you can be more confident of your one-sided love because it is very likely that you will get “he/she loves me”.

 

2. “He/she loves me”, “loves me a little”, “loves me very much”, or “hates me”


“Secret love”, which is another meaning of the flower, expresses your feelings when doing fortune telling. Using marguerite for fortune telling is common all over the world. In France, where this fortune telling game originates, 4 phrases were used: “he/she loves me”, “he/she loves me a little”, “he/she loves me very much”, and “he/she hates me”.

It is very unlikely that you will get a bad result because only one phrase is bad. In addition, the number of petals is usually odd, making it far easier to get a good result. Therefore, when you see the person you like, use this original version of fortune telling not to forget your charm.

 

3. Offer marguerite to the Greek Goddess Artemis


In Greek Mythology, marguerite was the flower dedicated to the goddess that protects women, Artemis.

Since Artemis is the goddess of purity, marguerite gained the meaning of “fidelity” and “sincerity”. That’s why this white and neat flower is used in bouquets for weddings. Its relaxing effect helps the bride stay calm during the ceremony.

Imagine yourself holding marguerites in a wedding ceremony. You will be surely encouraged by the flower.

 

4. Add the protective power of a pearl


The marguerite spread throughout the world from France in the 17th Century.

It was originally from the Canary Islands in Africa, but it was the improved breed in France that went popular. The origin of the name “marguerite” is the Greek word “Margaritaceus”.

And, the marguerite was named after Margaritaceus, which means pearl, because it has a pure white color like a pearl. By the way, did you know that stones have also meanings? The meaning for pearl is “purity”.

Now we have hair ornaments of pearls in a circular shape that replicates a flower. Wouldn’t it be really nice to have a pure ornament like this?

5. Congratulate yourself with marguerite


The name Margaret, which is known as a Christian name, matches the image of fidelity and sincerity from the flower marguerite.

How people call it as a person’s name differs a little from country to country. In English, it is called Margaret. In Italy, it is called Margherita. The name Margherita is also the name of a pizza. Actually this pizza has this name because it was given to the King Umberto I and the Princess Margherita in the summer of 1889. Enjoy your time by having Margherita pizza and wine. By doing this, discover the fidelity and sincerity that marguerite provides to you.

 

6. Have a tea party with a marguerite cake


Marguerite is a flower name that is commonly used for women in the West.

In France it is called Marguerite. Named after Marguerite, the marguerite cake is very famous. It is baked using a marguerite-shaped mold. Mix 2 eggs with 80 grams of sugar. Add 80 grams of all-purpose flour and add another 80 grams of melted butter. Bake the dough for 35 minutes in 170 degrees Celsius.

Then, you will have a pretty cake just like the flower. Enjoy it with tea.

 

7. Foster your power to express your sincere love


Amongst the various species of marguerite, the Queen Mise breed has pink petals.

This particular type of marguerite has “true charm” as its meaning in the language of flowers. Grow it hoping that you will become charming like the flower. You should do it in early spring.

The best season to plant it is around the end of March. Put it in a warm place that gets enough sunlight. Add compound fertilizer in the soil made from a 7 to 3 ratio of Akadama to leaf mold. Give it plenty of water and sunlight. Your true charm will also have grown by the time it blooms.

 

How did you like it?

The marguerite is famous for fortune telling. It seems like it is teaching us to be patient to cultivate our own charm as it blooms for a long period of time from early spring to summer.

Enjoy the marguerite at your pace by appreciating its beauty, eating, or using as a protection. Meanwhile, you will surely acquire charming qualities just like a marguerite.

 

Summary

How Marguerite can Reveal your Charms

1. Let’s like the flower
2. “He/she loves me”, “loves me a little”, “loves me very much”, or “hates me”
3. Offer marguerite to the Greek Goddess Artemis
4. Add the protective power of a pearl
5. Congratulate yourself with marguerite
6. Have a tea party with a marguerite cake
7. Foster your power to express your sincere love