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.

Acacia — Meaning: Secret Love

Acorn — Meaning: Nordic symbol meaning life and immortality

Aloe — Meaning: Grief

Allspice — Meaning: Compassion

Ambrosia — Meaning: Love returned

Amaryllis — Meaning: Pride; Timidity

Anemone — Meaning: Unfading Love

Angelica — Meaning: Inspiration

Aniseed — Meaning: Restoration of youth

Arbutis — Meaning: Only love

Apple — Meaning: Preference

Aster — Meaning: Love; Daintiness

Azalea — Meaning: Take care of yourself for me; Fragile passion; Chinese symbol of womanhood

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  1. wooow…. very good post you have did a superb job with the Language of Flowers.Every flower have there won language i got this from your post. very knowledgeable and nice post.

  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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