Saturday, March 20, 2010

Floriography: The Language of Flowers

AgapanthusLove letters
AlstromeriaDevotion, Friendship
AmaryllisPride, Pastoral Poetry
AsterSymbol of Love, Daintiness 
AzaleaTake Care of Yourself for Me, Fragile Passion,
Chinese Symbol of Womanhood
Bachelor ButtonSingle Blessedness 
Bells of IrelandGood Luck
Bird of ParadiseMagnificence, Fascination
Bouquet of Withered FlowersRejected Love 
Camellia (Pink)Longing For You 
Camellia (Red)You're a Flame in My Heart 
Camellia (White)You're Adorable 
CattailPeace, Prosperity 
Chrysanthemum (Red)I Love You 
Chrysanthemum (White)Truth 
Chrysanthemum (Yellow)Slighted Love 
CoreopsisAlways Cheerful 
CyclamenResignation and Good-bye 
DaffodilRegard, Unequalled Love, You're the Only One, The Sun is Always Shining When I'm with You
DaisyInnocence, Loyal Love, I'll Never Tell, Purity 
FernMagic, Fascination, Confidence and Shelter 
Fern (Maidenhair)Secret Bond of Love 
FreesiaYou smell great
GardeniaYou're Lovely, Secret Love 
GarlicCourage, Strength
Gerbra DaisyAppreciation, Cheerful
Ginger FlowerComplicated
GladioliGive Me a Break, I'm Really Sincere, Flower of the Gladiators 
GloxiniaLove at First Sight 
Heather (Lavender)Admiration, Solitude 
Heather (White)Protection, Wishes Will Come True 
HollyDefence, Domestic Happiness
Hyacinth (General)Games and Sports, Rashness, Flower Dedicated to Apollo 
Hyacinth (Blue)Constancy 
Hyacinth (Purple)I am Sorry, Please Forgive Me, Sorrow 
Hyacinth (Red or Pink)Play 
Hyacinth (White)Loveliness, I'll Pray for You
Hyacinth (Yellow)Jealousy 
HydrangeaThank You for Understanding, Frigidity, Heartlessness 
IrisFleur-de-lis, Emblem of France, Your Friendship Means so Much to Me, Faith, Hope, Wisdom and Valour, My Compliments
IvyWedded Love, Fidelity, Friendship, Affection
Liatris (blazing star)Happiness
Lily (Orange)Hatred 
Lily (White)Virginity, Purity, Majesty, It's Heavenly to be with You 
Lily (Yellow)I'm Walking on Air, False and Gay 
Lily (Calla)Beauty 
Lily (Day)Coquetry, Chinese Emblem for Mother 
Lily (Eucharis)Maiden Charms
Lily (Tiger)Wealth, Pride 
Lily of the ValleySweetness, Tears of the Virgin Mary, Return to Happiness, Humility, You've Made My Life Complete 
MistletoeKiss Me, Affection, To Surmount Difficulties, Sacred Plant of India, Magic Plant of the Druids
MossMaternal Love, Charity 
MyrtleLove, Hebrew Emblem of Marriage 
Narcissus (daffodil)Egotism, Formality, Stay as Sweet as You Are 
Orange BlossomInnocence, Eternal Love, Marriage and Fruitfulness 
OrchidLove, Beauty, Refinement, Beautiful Lady, Chinese Symbol for Many Children
Palm LeavesVictory and Success 
PeonyShame, Happy Life, Happy Marriage 
PineHope, Pity 
Poppy (General)Eternal Sleep, Oblivion, Imagination 
PrimroseI Can't Live without You 
Rose (Bridal)Happy Love 
Rose (Pink)Perfect Happiness, Please Believe Me 
Rose (Red)Love, I Love You 
Rose (Tea)I'll Remember Always 
Rose (Thorn less)Love at First Sight 
Rose (White)Innocence and Purity, I am Worthy of You, You're Heavenly, Secrecy and Silence
Rose (White and Red Mixed)Unity, Flower Emblem of England 
Rose (White-Dried)Death is Preferable to Loss of Virtue 
Rose (White-Withered)Transient Impression, Fleeting Beauty, You Made No Impression 
Rose (Yellow)Decrease of Love, Jealousy, Try to Care
RosebudBeauty and You, A Heart Innocent of Love 
Rosebud (Red)Pure and Lovely 
Rosebud (White)Girlhood 
Roses (Bouquet of Mature Blooms)Gratitude 
Roses (Single Full Bloom)I Love You, I Still Love You 
SnapdragonDeception, Gracious Lady
Spider MumElope with Me 
Star of BethlehemEverlasting
StephanotisHappiness in Marriage, Desire to Travel 
StockBonds of Affection, Promptness, You'll Always Be Beautiful to Me 
SunflowerPure Thoughts
Sweet peaGood-bye, Departure, Blissful Pleasure, Thank You for a Lovely Time
Tulip (General)Perfect Lover, Fame, Flower Emblem of Holland
Tulip (Red)Believe Me, Declaration of Love 
Tulip (Variegated)Beautiful Eyes 
Tulip (Yellow)There's Sunshine in Your Smile 
Violet (Blue)Watchfulness, Faithfulness, I'll Always Be There 

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