During victorian times since there was so much social protocol, people were not allowed to express their feelings openly. Men and women would send flowers with hidden meanings (floriography) to represent their thoughts and feelings. I found this intriguing at the same time appropriate especially if the relationship hit a sour note.
As a woman society wants us to be as pliable, poised and graceful under pressure. But how do you become one when your heart is breaking, and when you seriously want stab someone? I think these series grasps the full wrath of my feelings, but still maintains all of the softness warranted by our community.