A number of flowers appropriately express healing: Carnations: Representing love and good luck, carnations bring a ruffled flair to every bouquet. Asters: These sweet daisy-like flowers bring cheerful wishes for patience and elegance. Sunflowers: Happy and joyful, these yellow petals surrounding a brown center symbolize optimism and long life. Daisies: The happiest of flowers, daisies, are always meant to symbolize cheerfulness. Roses: Deep and classic, roses can convey many meanings depending on their color. For get-well designs, yellow and orange represent positivity and optimism. Chrysanthemums: Symbolizing fidelity, optimism, joy and long life, these cheerful blooms come in an array of colors and varieties for rich texture.