Flower Meanings

Flower Meanings

Arum lily

Purity

Allium

Unity, patience

Alstromeria

Wealth, prosperity, good fortune

Amaryllis  

Pastoral, poetry, pride, splendid beauty

Anemone

Anticipation, love forsaken

Anthurium

Warmth, hospitality, known as the ‘heart of Hawaii’

Bells of Ireland (molluca balm)

Good luck

Bluebell

Everlasting love

Bird of paradise

Freedom, joyfulness

Bouvardia

Enthusiasm

Calla lily

Elegance and beauty

Cactus

Endurance

Camellia

Perfection, gratitude

Casablanca Oriental Lillies (white)

Purity, majesty, virginity

Chrysanthemum

Cheerfulness

Daisy

Innocence, loyal love, purity, gentleness, romance

Daffodil

You’re the only one, the sun shines when I’m with you

Delphinium

Heaven, flight of fancy

Dahlia

Always yours, elegance, dignity, good taste

Forget me not

True love, memories, faithful love

Freesia

Innocence, trust

Gardenia

Your lovely, secret love, sweet love

Gladiolus

Sincerity, generosity, natural grace

Gloxinia

Love at first sight

Hyacinth

Blue-constancy

Purple- please forgive me

Pink- play

White- loveliness

Heather (Erica)

Mauve- admiration, solitude

White- wishes will come true

Hibiscus

Delicate beauty

Holly

Domestic happiness

Hydrangea

Devotion

Iris

Faith, hope, wisdom

Ivy

Wedded love, fidelity, affection

Jasmine

Grace, elegance

Jonquil

Desire, love me, stay as sweet as you are.

Lily of the valley

Simplicity, sweetness, happiness

Lilac

Purple- first emotion of love

White- purity, majesty, virginity, youthful innocence

Lisianthus

Flamboyant, showy

Larkspur

Lightness, haughtiness, levity, ardent attachment, swiftness

Magnolia

Love of nature, dignity

Moss

Maternal love, charity

Orchid

Ecstasy, Rare beauty, flower of magnificence, love

Peony

Happy marriage, prosperity

Poppy

Enternal sleep, imagination

Primrose

I can’t live without you

Pansy

Thoughtful reflection, merriment

Poinsettia

Good cheer

Palm leaves

Victory, success

Queen Anne’s lace

Heaven

Ranunculus

You are radiant with charms

Rose

True love, female beauty, I love you

Long stemmed- I will remember you always

Short stemmed- sweetheart, youth

Pink- grace, perfect happiness

Deep pink- thank you for your love

Light pink- admiration

Red- passionate love, desire, I love you

Red & white- unity

White- innocence, purity, heavenly, charm

Yellow- friendship, joy and happiness

Peach/Coral- enthusiasm, desire

Orange- enthusiasm, desire

Snapdragon

Presumption, gracious lady

Statice

Sympathy, rememberance

Sweet Pea

Blissful, thank you for a lovely time, delicate pleasure

Sweet William

Grant me one smile

Sunflower

Adoration, pure thoughts, sunshine

Stephanotis

Happiness in marriage, desire to travel, pure bliss, come to me

Stock

Lasting beauty, bonds of affection, you’ll always be beautiful to me

Tiger Lily

Wealth, pride, prosperity

Tulip

Perfect lover, fame, flower emblem of Holland, passion

Red- declaration of love

Yellow- there is sunshine in your smile, hopeless love

Variegated- beautiful eyes

Violet

Faithfulness, modesty, virtue

Blue- I’ll always be true, watchfulness

White- let’s take a chance on happiness

Water lily

Purity of heart

Wisteria

Welcome, eternity, immortality