What Is the Symbolic Meaning of Daffodils?

Daffodils symbolize rebirth and new beginnings because of their early spring appearance. The yellow flowers are also associated with Easter and as such are symbolic of Christ's Resurrection.

Daffodils are the national flower of Wales, the March birth flower and the flower for the 10th wedding anniversary. In Chinese culture, the daffodil symbolizes a happy marriage. The American Cancer Society uses the daffodil as its emblem as a symbol of hope. The daffodil is a hardy flower that is easy to grow in many places around the world, though it is indigenous to the Mediterranean region. In addition to the yellow variety, white, cream, pink, orange and even lime-green daffodils exist.