2004 37¢ Garden Bouquet
Issue Date: March 4, 2004
City: New York, NY
Printed By: Ashton-Potter (USA) Ltd
Printing Method: Lithographed
Perforations: Serpentine die cut 10 ¾
During Victorian times, lovers sent messages to each other using flowers; each flower had its own meaning. Forget-me-nots, lilacs, and red roses spoke of love; gardenias, orchids, and camellias symbolized beauty; and pink roses and bachelor buttons meant happiness.