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Flower Meaning

Rajnigandha - Mythical and Magical

It goes by the name of Tuberose in English. The common name derives from the Latin tuberosa, meaning swollen or tuberous in reference to its root system. They are valued highly by aesthetes for their beauty and fragrance. The flowers are attractive and elegant in appearance with a sweet fragrance and its essential oil is an important component of high- grade perfumes.

It is often used to decorate newlyweds' doorways and bedchambers in India. It's enchanting and alluring fragrance ignites people's innermost desires. Due to its lurid reputation, this tuberose flower is a symbol of both dangerous and forbidden pleasures. However, they are also said to represent voluptuousness and simple sensuality. As a gift, these are commonly given to express the giver's passion for the recipient and are sometimes presented in bouquets or as cut flowers.

Types of Rajnigandha

There are four types named on the basis of the number of rows of petals they bear, namely single, double, semi double and variegated. The Rajnigandha flower is naturally available in three different colours which are white, red and white tinged with red. Hybrid flowers are also available these days with colors such as pink, reddish purple, purple, orange and yellow.