Flowers and their Meaning

Flowers and their Meaning

Agapanthus – Love

Alium – Strength

Anemone – Expectation

Anthurium – Lover

Asparagus Fern – Fascination

Aster – Elegance

Azalea – Temperance

Baby’s Breath – Innocence

Balsam – Ardent Love

Bird of Paradise – Magnificence

Broom – Humility

Buttercup – Childishness

Calla Lily – Magnificent Beauty

Carnation, Red – Admiration, Fascination

Carnation, White – Ardent Love, Good Luck

Carnation, Pink – Mother’s/Woman’s Love

Carnation, Variegated – Refusal

Chrysanthemum, White – Truth, Loyal Love

Chrysanthemum, Yellow – Slighted Love

Cornflower – Delicacy

Crocus – Abuse Not

Daffodil – Chivalry, Regard

Dahlia – Instability

Daisy – Loyal Love

Dandelion – Love’s Oracle

Delphinium – Big-Hearted, Fun

Ebony – Blackness

Eremurus – Endurance

Euphorbia – Persistence

Flytrap – Deceit

Forget-Me-Not – Hope, True Love, Remembrance

Four-Leaved Clover – Be Mine

Fressia – Thoughtfulness

Gardenia – Sweet Love, Good Luck

Geranium – Comfort, Gentility

Ginger – Strength

Gladiolus – Admiration

Heather – Beauty

Hibiscus – Delicate Beauty

Holly – Foresight, Enchantment

Huckleberry – Simple Pleasure

Hyacinth – Play

Hydrangea – Heartless

Iris, Blue – Faith & Hope

Iris, Purple – Wisdom, Compliments

Iris, Yellow – Passion

Iris, White – Purity

Ivy – Marriage

Ixia – Happiness

Jasmine – Sensuality, Attachment

Jonquil – Affection Returned

Lady Slipper – Capricious Beauty

Larkspur – Levity, Lightness

Larkspur, Pink – Fickleness

Larkspur, Purple – First Love

Leatherleaf Fern – Fascination

Lilac – Confidence

Lily Of The Valley – Return of Happiness

Lotus Blossom – Estranged Love

Magnolia – Love of Nature

Marigold – Jealousy

Mimosa – Sensitivity

Mint – Virtue

Monkshood – Danger

Moss – Maternal Love

Myrtle – Love

Narcissus – Self Admiration

Oak Leaves – Bravery

Olive Branch – Peace

Orange Blossom – Marriage & Fruitfulness

Orchid – Love & Beauty, Long Life

Peony – Good Health & Prosperity

Peppermint – Cordiality

Periwinkle – Friendship

Phlox – Unanimity

Poppy, Red – Consolation

Poppy, White – Sleep, Rest

Ranunculus – Radiant Charm

Roses, Red – Love, Respect, Courage, Beauty, Prosperity

Roses, White – Humility, Innocence, Purity

Roses, Pink – Grace, Gratitude, Admiration

Roses, Yellow – Joy, Freedom, Slighted Love

Roses, Coral – Desire

Roses, Red & White Together – Unity

Roses, Red & Yellow Together – Happiness

Rose, Single Red – New Love

Rosemary – Purity, Remembrance, Rebirth

Rhododendron – Danger, Caution

Sage – Virtue

Salal – Zest

Scabious – Unfortunate Love

Snapdragon – Presumption

Spearmint – Warm Sentiment

Star of Bethlehem – Purity

Statice – Success

Stephanotis – Happiness in Marriage

Stock – Lasting Beauty

Sweet Pea – Blissful Pleasure, Departure

Sweet William – Smile, Finesse

Sunflower – Haughtiness, Adoration

Thyme – Activity

Tulip, Red – Declaration of Love, Fame

Tulip, Yellow – Hopeless Love

Tulip, Variegated – Beautiful Eyes

Tuberose – Dangerous Pleasures

Violet – Faithfulness, Modesty

Violet, Purple – Thoughts of You, Blue Love

Violet, White – Youthful Innocence

Violet, Yellow – Love of Country

Yarrow – Sorrow

Zinnia – Thoughts of Absent Friends


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