The Language of Flowers: What They Mean (D-J)


    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.

    Flower Meanings (A)Flower Meanings (B)Flower Meanings (C)Flower Meanings (D-J) – Flower Meanings (K-Z)

    Daffodil — Meaning: Respect


    Daisy — Meaning: Innocence


    Dandelion — Meaning: Wishes come true


    Eucalyptus — Meaning: Protection


    Fennel — Meaning: Worthy of all praise


    Fern — Meaning: Sincerity


    Magic Fern — Meaning: Fascination; Confidence and shelter


    Maidenhair Fern — Meaning: Secret bond of love


    Feverfew — Meaning: Protection


    Fir — Meaning: Time


    Flax — Meaning: Domestic symbol; Fate


    Forget Me Not — Meaning: True love; Memories


    Forsythia — Meaning: Anticipation


    Gardenia — Meaning: You’re lovely; Secret love


    Garlic — Meaning: Courage; Strength


    Geranium — Meaning: Preference


    Gladiolus — Meaning: Love at first sight


    Grass– Meaning: Submission; Utility


    Garland of Roses — Meaning: Reward of virtue


    Heather (Lavender) — Meaning: Admiration; Solitude


    Heather (White) — Meaning: Protection; Wishes will come true


    Hibiscus — Meaning: Delicate beauty


    Holly — Meaning: Good will, Defense; Domestic Happiness; Foresight


    Honeysuckle — Meaning: Generous and devoted affection.


    Hyacinth (General) — Meaning: Games and sports; Rashness; Flower dedicated to Apollo


    Hyacinth (Blue) — Meaning: Constancy


    Hyacinth (Purple) — Meaning: I’m sorry; Please forgive me; Sorrow


    Hyacinth (Red or Pink) — Meaning: Play


    Hyacinth (White) — Meaning: Loveliness; I’ll pray for you


    Hyacinth (Yellow) — Meaning: Jealousy


    Hydrangea — Meaning: Thank you for understanding; Frigidity; Heartlessness


    Hyssop — Meaning: Wards away evil spirits.


    Iris — Meaning: Faith; Hope; Wisdom and valor.


    Ivy — Meaning: Fidelity and friendship. Ivy – (Sprig of white tendrils) — Meaning: Anxious to please; Affection


    Jasmine — Meaning: Amiability; Attracts wealth


    Jonquil — Meaning: Love me; Affection returned; Desire; Sympathy; Desire for a return of affection

    Juniper — Meaning: Protection


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    Flower Meanings (A)Flower Meanings (B)Flower Meanings (C)Flower Meanings (D-J) Flower Meanings (K-Z)

    Gladiolus -photo credit: Tom Curtis / Fir- photo credit: Franky242

    White Hyacinth- photo credit: Keattikorn /  Blue Hyacinth -photo credit: Digidreamgrafix



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