Did you that flowers have their own secret code? All flowers have specific flower meanings, which symbolize one feeling or another. When giving flowers as a gift, you'll likely want to take these flower meanings into consideration. Ranging from true love, to friendship, to gratitude, to goodbye. This guide will help you learn the the hidden meaning behind each flower.
Acanthus - art Agrimony - thankfulness Almond - hope, watchfulness, & promise Aloe - grief Alstroemeria - friendship & devotion Amaryllis - pride Apple blossom - hope, good fortune, preference Arbor vitae - unchanging friendship Aster - patience, talisman of love Azalea - take care of yourself Baby's breath - pure heart, constancy Bachelor's button - hope and devotion Balm - social intercourse or sympathy Balsamine - impatience Bay wreath - glory Bee orchid - industry Begonia - fanciful nature Bellflower, white - gratitude Bird's-foot Trefoil - revenge Birds of Paradise - joyfulness Black locust - platonic love Bluebell - gratitude Blue periwinkle - friendship Blue violet - modesty, faithfulness Box - constancy Broom - humility Bulrush - docility Buttercup - riches Calla Lily - magnificent beauty Camellia - loveliness, excellence, my destiny is in your hands Campanula - gratitude Canterbury bells - gratitude Carnation - pride, beauty, deep love Carnation, pink - emblem of mother's day, I'll never forget you, woman's love Carnation, red - admiration Carnation, striped - refusal Carnation, white - pure and ardent love, disdain Cherry blossom - education, feminine beauty, sexuality, principle & love Chestnut - do me justice China Aster - love of variety China Pink - my heart aches Chrysanthemum, red - fidelity, love Chrysanthemum, white - truth Chrysanthemum, yellow - slighted love Clover, red - industry Clover, white - I promise Cockscomb - affection Columbine, red - anxious, trembling Coreopsis - always cheerful Cowslip - winning grace Daffodil - chivalry, regard, devotion, unrequited love Dahlia - elegance & dignity Daisy - innocence, youth, gentleness Dandelion - coquetry Eglantine Rose - I wound to heal Elderflower - compassion Fennel - strength Fern - fascination Flax - I feel your kindness Forget-me-not - remembrance, true love Freesia - innocence Geranium - gentility Gerbera Daisy - beauty, thoughts of absent friends Gladiolus - strength of character Globe Amaranth - unchangeable, unfading love Gorse - love in all seasons Grass - submission Heliotrope - devotion Hibiscus - delicate beauty Holly - foresight, good wishes Hollyhock - ambition Honesty - honesty Honeysuckle - devoted affection, bonds of love, fraternal affection Houseleek - domestic economy Iris - my compliments Ivy - friendship, dependence, eternal fidelity, and matrimony, conjugal affection Jasmine - grace, elegance Jasmine, white - amiability Jasmine, yellow - modesty Johnny-Jump-Ups - you occupy my thoughts Jonquil - affection returned Larkspur - laughter, ardent attachment, an open heart Laurestine - a token Lavender - luck, mistrust Lemon blossom - discretion Lettuce - cold-hearted Lichen - solitude Lilac - first emotions of love, fastidious Lily, scarlet - high-souled aspirations Lily, white - purity, majesty Lily of the valley - return of happiness, purity and humility Lime blossom - conjugal love Lisianthus - thoughts, outgoing Lobelia - malevolence Love lies bleeding - hopelessness Magnolia - love of nature Marigold - affection, pain and grief Mayflower - welcome Michaelmas Daisy - farewell Mignonette - worth Mimosa - secret love, sensibility Mint - suspicion Moss Rose - confession of love Mullein - good nature Mums, rose or red - I love Myrtle - love and remembrance, love positive Nasturtium - patriotism Oak Leaf - strength Oats - music Olive - peace Opium Poppy, white - my bane, my antidote Orange blossom - fidelity, fertility Orchid - rare beauty Oxeye Daisy - patience Pansy - thinking of you, thoughtful recollection Peach blossom - love's captive Pear blossom - lasting friendship Peony - bashfulness, healing Periwinkle, white - pleasing remembrances Phlox - sweet dreams Pimpernel - life change Poppy, red - pleasure Poppy, white - dreams Primrose - young love, I can't live without you Queen Anne's lace - magic, trust, and healing, steadfast love Ranunculus - I am dazzled by your charm Rose - A single rose of any color in full bloom means "I love you." Two roses put together to form a single stem means an engagement. Stem leaves are a symbol of hope. Rose, red - love, true love, passion, desire Rose, white - purity, humility, secrecy, reverence, i am worthy of you Rose, red & white - unity Rose, pink - grace, gentility, perfect happiness Rose, dark pink - gratitude Rose, light pink - desire, passion, joy, youth, energy Rose, yellow - joy, gladness, friendship, platonic love Rose, orange or coral - desire Rose, burgundy - beauty Rose, lavender - love at first sight Rose, blue - mystery or attaining the impossible Rose, red/yellow - happiness, excitement Rose, red/white - unity Rose, black - death, hatred, farewell, death of old habits, rebirth Rosebuds - beauty of love and friendship, youth, and hope Rosebuds, white - the heart that knows no love Rosemary - remembrance Rue - regret Sage or Salvia - esteem Sensitive Plant - sensitivity Snowdrop - consolation of hope Star of Bethlehem - reconciliation Statice - sympathy Straw - united Stephanotis - good-luck, happiness in marriage Sunflower - adoration, pure thoughts Sweet Alyssum - worth beyond beauty Sweetbrier - simplicity Sweet Pea - delicate, blissful pleasure Thistle - independence, nobility Thorn-apple - disguise Thyme - thriftiness Tuberrose - dangerous pleasures Tulip - declaration of love, passion Tulip, red - undying love Tulip, variegated - beautiful eyes Tulip, yellow - hopeless love Tulip-tree - fame Verbena - enchantment, may you get your wish Violet, blue - faithfulness Violet, white - modesty and simplicity Wallflower - fidelity in adversity Water Lily - purity of heart Winged Seeds - messengers Witch-hazel - a spell Wheat - wealth and prosperity Zinnia - thoughts of absent friends