The Meaning of Flowers

  • Alstroemeria – aspiring
  • Amaryllis – dramatic
  • Anemone – fragile
  • Apple Blossom – promise
  • Aster – contentment
  • Azalea – abundance
  • Baby’s Breath – festivity
  • Bachelor Button – anticipation
  • Begonia – deep thoughts
  • Black-Eyed Susan – encouragement
  • Camellia – graciousness
  • Carnation
    • Pink – gratitude
    • Red – flashy
    • Striped – refusal
    • White – remembrance
    • Yellow – cheerful
  • Chrysanthemum
    • Bronze – excitement
    • White – truthRed – sharing
    • Yellow – secret admirer
  • Cosmos – peaceful
  • Crocus – foresight
  • Daffodil – chivalry
  • Delphinium – boldness
  • Daisy – innocence
  • Freesia – spirited
  • Forget-Me-Not – remember me forever
  • Gardenia – joy
  • Geranium – comfort
  • Ginger – proud
  • Gladiolus – strength of character
  • Heather – solitude
  • Hibiscus – delicate beauty
  • Holly – domestic happiness
  • Hyacinth – sincerity
  • Hydrangea – perseverance
  • Iris – inspiration
  • Ivy – fidelity
  • Jasmine – grace and elegance
  • Larkspur – beautiful spirit
  • Lavender – distrust
  • Lilac – first love
  • Lily – Majesty, wealth, pride, innocence, purity
    • White – Purity, modesty, virginity
    • Orange – flame
    • Yellow – gay
    • Of the Valley – Return of happiness
  • Calla – regal
  • Casablanca – celebration
  • Day – enthusiasm
  • Stargazer – ambition
  • Lisianthus – calming
  • Magnolia – dignity
  • Marigold – desire for riches
  • Nasturtium – patriotism
  • Orange Blossom – fertility
  • Orchid – delicate beauty
  • Pansy – loving thoughts
  • Passion flower – passion
  • Peony – healing
  • Poppy – consolation
  • Queen Anne’s Lace – delicate femininity
  • Ranunculus – radiant
  • Rhododendron – beware
  • Rose
    • Pink – friendship
    • Red – passionate love
    • Red & white – unity
    • White – purity
    • Yellow – jealous
  • Snapdragon – presumptuous
  • Star of Bethlehem – hope
  • Stephanotis – good luck
  • Statice – success
  • Sunflower – adoration
  • Sweetpea – shyness
  • Tuberose – pleasure
  • Tulip
    • Pink – caring
    • Purple – royalty
    • Red – declaration of love
    • White – forgiveness
    • Yellow – hopelessly in love
    • Violet – faithfulness
  • Wisteria – steadfast
  • Yarrow – good health
  • Zinnia – thoughts of friends