Flower Meanings: The Symbolism of Flowers

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Did you know that flowers have their own secret code? All flowers symbolize specific flower meanings. When giving flowers as a gift, you'll likely want to take these flower meanings into consideration. This guide will help you learn the hidden meaning behind each flower.

  • Acanthus

    - art
  • Agrimony

    - thankfulness
  • Almond

    - hope, watchfulness, and promise
  • Aloe

    - grief
  • Alstroemeria

    - friendship and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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
  • Tuberose

    - 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