The Language of Flowers: What They Mean (A)

Flower Language

All flowers have a meaning. The Victorians used to use flowers as a symbol to express their feelings. Here is a list of different flowers and their meanings.

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  • Acacia — Meaning: Secret Love
  • Acanthus — Meaning: Artifice
  • Aconite — Meaning: Misanthropy, Poisoned words
  • Acorn — Meaning: Nordic symbol meaning life and immortality
  • Adonis — Meaning: Sad memories, Recollection of past pleasures
  • African Violet — Meaning: Modesty
  • Agapanthus — Meaning: Love letters, Secret love, Dreamy
  • Aloe — Meaning: Grief
  • Allspice — Meaning: Compassion
  • Allium — Meaning: Unity, Humility, Patience
  • Alstroemeria — Meaning: Devotion, Wealth, Prosperity
  • Alyssum — Meaning: Worth beyond beauty, Sweet disposition
  • Amaranthus — Meaning: Immortal love, Unfading beauty
  • Ambrosia — Meaning: Love returned
  • Amaryllis — Meaning: Pride; Timidity, Splendid beauty, Determination, Radiant beauty
  • Anemone — Meaning: Unfading Love, Fragile love, Protection against evil, Anticipation of forthcoming happiness
  • Angel’s Trumpet— Meaning: Sensuality, Allurement, Temptation
  • Angelica — Meaning: Inspiration
  • Angelonia — Meaning: Graciousness, Spreading love
  • Aniseed — Meaning: Restoration of youth
  • Anthurium — Meaning: Hospitality, Warmth, Kindness, Happiness, Abundance
  • Apple — Meaning: Preference
  • Apple Blossom — Meaning: Good Fortune
  • Arbutis — Meaning: I love only thee, Love for a lifetime
  • Arum Lily — Meaning: Ardour, perfect loveliness, magnificence
  • Aster — Meaning: Love; Daintiness, Patience, Wisdom, Valor
  • Azalea — Meaning: Take care of yourself for me; Fragile passion; Chinese symbol of womanhood, First love, Feminine beauty, Joy, Blush of Love, Temperance

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  2. I’m going to a friends, mother’s funeral. What colour/flowers would you recommend ? I never meet her, but know lots about her. She was greatly loved by everyone. Thank you.

  3. As I was driving I saw a single purple flower ( on the road) by itself, I was thinking of how much I could help other’s if I had a abundance of wealth, building , contributing and surrounding my life with people who help in different area’s, Like Children, earth, communities Ect. I was wondering why I saw a single purple flower and what it means!! Can you help? I have looked cannot find a answer!!


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