The Meaning Of Flowers & Trees

The Meaning Of Flowers & Trees

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Abelia – Breath

Abutilon – Meditation

Acacia – Secret Love,

Acacia Blossom – Concealed Love, Beauty, Chaste Love

Acanthus – Artifice

Acorn – Immortality – Symbol Of Life (Nordic)

African Violet –

Agapanthus – Love Letter

Ageratum – Non Aging

Allium – Prosperity

Almond Blossom – Indiscretion

Aloe– Affection, Grief, Healing, Protection

Alstroemeria – Aspiring, Devotion, Lily Of The Incas (Swedish)

Alyssum – Worth Beyond Beauty

Amaranth – Immortality, Invisibility

Amaryllis – Pride, Pastoral Poetry, Shy, Timid

Ambrosia – Love Reciprocated

Anemone – Forsaken, fragile, Windflower (Greek)

Angelica – Inspiration

Anthurium – Hospitality

Apple – Garden Magic, Immortality, Temptation

Apple Blossom – Preference, Promise

Arborvitae – Unchanging Friendship

Ash – Health, Prosperity, Sea Rituals

Astilbe – I’ll Be Waiting

Aster – Contentment, Daintiness, Patience, Symbol Of Love

Azalea – Abundance, Fragile, Ephemeral Passion

Baby’s Breath – Festivity, Everlasting Love

Bachelor Button – Blessedness

Balloon Flower –

Barberry – Armed

Basil – Good Wishes

Bay Leaf – Glory, I Change But In Death

Bee Balm – Aromatic, Scented

Begonia – Beware, Caution, Deep Thoughts

Bellflower – Gratitude

Bells Of Ireland – Good Luck

Bleeding Heart – Love

Bird Of Paradise – Joyfulness, Magnificence

Bittersweet – Truth

Blackberry – Envy

Black-Eyed Susan – Encouragement, Justice

Bluebell – Constancy, Humility

Bridal Wreath –

Bougainvillea – Passion

Bouvardia – Enthusiasm

Broom – Humility

Bronze – Excitement

Buttercup – Ingratitude

Butterfly Bush – Expand

Cabbage – Profit

Cactus – Ardent Love, Endurance

Calla Lily – Modesty, Regal

Camellia – Adorable, Admiration, Perfection, Graciousness

Candytuft – Indifference

Canterbury Bells – Constancy

Carnation – Divine Love, Fascination, Innocence, Pure Love

Casablanca – Celebration

Celandine – Joy To Come

Chamomile – Energy In Adversity, Patience

Cherry Blossom – Impermanence

Chervil – Sincerity

Chestnut – Do Me Justice

Chicory – Frugality

Chives – Usefulness

Chrysanthemum – Truth

Cinquefoil – Beloved Daughter

Clematis – Poverty

Clove – Love You, Think Of Me

Cockscomb – Affectation

Columbine – Courage, Desertion, Love

Coreopsis – Always Cheerful

Coriander – Hidden Worth

Corn – Riches

Cosmos – Joy In Love & Life

Cowslip – Pensiveness

Crab-Apple Blossom – Ill-Tempered

Cranberry – Cure For Heartache

Crocus – Cheerfulness, Gladness, Youthful, Visions

Cumin – Fidelity, Protection

Currant – Thy Frown Will Kill Me

Cyclamen – Goodbye, Timid Hope, Resignation

Cypress – Comfort, Longevity, Mourning

Daffodil – Chivalry, New Beginning, Rebirth, Regard

Dahlia – Dignity

Daisy – Cheerfulness, Hope, Innocence, Loyal, Purity

Dandelion – Faithful, Happiness, Rustic Oracle

Daphne – I Would Not Have Your Otherwise

Daylily – Coquetry, Enthusiasm

Delphinium (Larkspur) – Boldness, Levity

Deutzia – Rough

Dianthus – Make Haste

Dill – Powerful Against Evil, Protection

Dittany – Childbirth

Dogwood – Love, Undiminished By Adversity

Dragon Plant – You’re Near A Snare

Echinacea – Health, Strength

Edelweiss – Devotion, Noble Courage

Elder – Compassion

Eucalyptus –Healing, Protection

Euphorbia – Persistence

Evening Primrose – Inconstancy

Everlasting Pea – Lasting Pleasure

Fennel – Flattery, Strength

Fern – Eternal Youth,Health, Secrecy, Sincerity

Feverfew – Warmth

Fig – Argument, Fertility, Love

Fir – Time

Flax – I Feel Your Kindness

Forget-Me-Not – Forget Me Not, Forever, Remember

Forsythia – Anticipation

Freesia – Spirited

Foxglove – Insincerity, Protection

Fuchsia – Humble Love

Gardenia – Joy, Lovely, Refinement, Secret Love, Spiritual

Garlic – Courage, Strength, Protection

Gentian – Intrinsic Worth

Geranium – Comfort, Ingenuity, Steadfast, True Friendship

Ginger – Proud, Strength

Ginseng – Healing, Love, Protection

Gladiolus – Pierce My Heart, Strength Of Character

Gloxinia – Love At First Sight

Goldenrod – Careful Encouragement, Divination

Grapevine – Abundance

Grass – Submission

Hawthorn – Hope

Hazel – Reconciliation

Heath – Solitude

Heather – Protection

Helenium – Tears

Heliotrope – Devoted Affection

Hibiscus – Dedicated Beauty

Holly – Foresight, Happiness, Hope

Hollyhock – Ambition

Honesty – Honesty

Honeysuckle – Bonds Of Love, Devotion

Horehound – Health

Hosta – Collective

Huckleberry – Dream Magic, Hex Breaking, Luck, Protection

Hyacinth – Beauty, Constancy, Fertility Playful, Happiness

Hydrangea – Dispassion, Frigid, Heartless, Jealousy, Perseverance

Hyssop – Cleanliness, Sacrifice

Ice Plant – Your Looks Freeze Me

Impatiens – Impatience

Iris – Inspiration, Message, Purification

Ivy – Affection, Anxious To Please, Fidelity, Friendship

Jacob’s Ladder – Come Down

Japonica – Feminine

Jasmine – Amiability, Elegance, Grace, Separation, Sweet Love

Joe-Pye Weed – Love, Respect

Jonquil – Affection, Desire, Love Me, Sympathy

Kerria – Clean, Beauty

Laburnum – Pensive Beauty

Lady’s Mantle – Comforting

Lady’s Slipper – Capricious Beauty, Protection

Lantana – Rigor

Larch – Anti-Theft, Audacity, Protection

Larkspur – Beautiful Spirit, Lightness

Laurel – Glory, Success

Lavender – Devotion, Mistrust, Virtue

Lemon – Zest

Lemon Blossom – Discretion

Lettuce – Chastity, Cold-heartedness

Liatris – I’ll Try Again

Lichen – Dejection

Licorice – Fidelity, Love

Lilac – First Emotions Of Love, Joy Of Youth

Lily – Beauty, Charm, Majesty, Pride, Purity, Wealth

Lily Of The Valley – Return Of Happiness, Sweetness

Linden Tree – Conjugal Love, Immortality

Lisianthus – Appreciation, Calming

Lobelia – Malevolence

Lotus – Inspiration, Protection, Purity

Lovage – Friendship, Love

Love-In-A-Mist – Perplexity

Love-Lies-Bleeding – Hopeless, Not Helpless

Lungwort – You’re My Life

Lupine – Imagination

Magnolia – Dignity, Fidelity, Nobility

Marigold – Cruelty, Desire For Riches, Grief, Jealous

Marjoram – Blushes, Joy, Happiness, Protection

March Marigold – Desire For Riches

Meadow Saffron – Best Days Are Past

Meadowsweet – Uselessness

Michealmas Daisy – Farewell

Mignonette – Quality Surpasses Charms

Mimosa – Sensitivity

Mint – Love, Travel, Virtue

Mistletoe – Love, Surmount All Obstacles, Protection

Mock Orange – Counterfeit, Deceit

Monarda – Aromatic, Erect,

Monkshood – Chivalry, Deadly Foe

Montbretia – Saffron

Morning Glory – Affection, Coquetry

Moss – Charity, Luck, Maternal Love

Mullein – Take Courage

Mustard – Fertility, I’m Hurt, Protection

Myrtle – Love, True Love, Peace

Narcissus – Egotism, Formality, Self-Love, Stay Sweet

Nasturtium – Conquest, Impetuous Love, Patriotism, Victorious

Nettle – Cruelty

Nuts – Fertility, Love, Luck, Prosperity

Oak – Health, Potency, Strength

Oats – Witching Soul Of Music, Money

Oleander – Attraction, Beware, Caution, Charisma

Olive – Fertility, Healing, Peace, Potency

Orange – Generosity

Orange Blossom – Fertility, Fruitfulness, Innocence, Purity

Orchid – Delicate Beauty, Love, Mature Charm, Refined Beauty

Oregano – Joy, Substance

Palm Leaves – Success, Victory

Pansy – Divination, Love, Think Of Me

Parsley – Festivity, Purification

Passionflower – Faith, Friendship, Peace

Peach – Charms Unequalled, Longevity, Wishes

Peach Blossoms – I’m Your Captive

Pear – Affection, Love, Lust

Pear Blossom – Comfort

Peony – Anger, Protection

Peppermint – Healing, Love, Warm Feeling

Periwinkle – Tender Recollection

Persimmon – Buried Under Nature’s Beauty, Luck

Petunia – Soothing Presence

Phlox – United Souls

Pine – Fertility, Healing, Hope, Pity, Protection

Pineapple – Chastity, Luke, Money, You’re Perfection

Pink – Affection, Caring, Gratitude, Pure Love

Pistachio – Breaking Love Spells

Plum – Keeping Promises, Healing

Plumeria – Love

Poinsettia – Good Cheer

Pomegranate – Fertility, Foolishness, Luck, Wealth

Pomegranate Blossom – Mature Elegance

Poplar – Courage, Flying, Money, Time

Poppy –Extravagance, Imagination, Fantastic, Pleasure, Wealth

Potato – Benevolence, Healing, Image Magic

Primrose – Childhood, Evening, Love, Protection

Protea – Courage

Purple – Royalty

Purple Coneflower – Health, Strength

Queen Anne’s Lace – Delicate Femininity, Fantasy

Quince – Happiness, Love, Protection, Temptation

Ranunculus – Radiating Charm

Raspberry – Remorse

Red – Passionate Love, Sharing, Unity

Redbud – Betrayal

Rhododendron – Beware

Rhubarb – Advice

Rice – Fertility, Money, Protection, Rain

Rose – Enchantment, Fascination, Love, Unconscious Beauty

Rosebud – Beauty, Innocent, Lovely, Pure, Youth

Rose Moss – Confessions Of Love

Rosemary – Remembrance

Rue – Clear Vision, Grace

Rye – Love, Fidelity

Saffron – Healing, Happiness, Love, Strength

Sage – Good Health, Immortality, Longevity, Wisdom

Saint-John’s-Wart – Superstition

Salvia – Forever Mine, Interest, Thinking Of You

Sandalwood – Protection, Healing, Spirituality

Sassafras – Health, Money

Savory – Interest, Spice

Saxifraga – Affection

Scabiosa – Unfortunate Love

Scarlet Pimpernel – Change

Silver Bell – Little Tree

Skunk Cabbage – Legal Matters

Smilax – Loveliness

Snapdragon – Deception, Gracious Lady, Presumption

Snowdrop – Consolation, Hope

Sorrel – Affection, Healing, Parental Affection

Southernwood – Constancy, Jest

Spanish Moss – Protection

Spearmint – Healing, Love, Mental Powers

Speedwell – Fidelity

Spider Flower – Elope

Spiderwort – Love

Spirea – Victory

Spruce – Versatile, Energetic

Star-Of-Bethlehem – Hope, Purity

Stargazer – Ambition

Starwort – Welcome

Statice – Success

Stephanotis – Desire To Travel, Good Luck, Happy Marriage

Stock – Bonds Of Affection, Forever Beauty, Promptness

Stonecrop – Tranquility

Straw – Luck, Magic

Strawberry – Perfection

Sugarcane – Love, Lust

Sunflower – Adoration, Fascination, False Riches, Wisdom

Sweet Briar – Simplicity

Sweet Pea – Blissful, Courage, Delicate Pleasures, Shyness

Sweet William – Gallantry

Sweet Woodruff – Humility

Sycamore – Endurance, Growth, Persistence, Strength

Tansy – Health, Hostile, Longevity

Thistle – Misanthropy

Thrift – Sympathy

Thyme – Activity, Courage, Health, Healing, Sleep, Purification

Trachelium – Neglected Beauty

Trillium – Modest Beauty

Trumpet Vine – Fame

Tuberose – Dangerous Pleasures

Tulip – Beautiful Eyes, Declaration Of Love, Fame, Perfect Lover

Turmeric – Purification

Turnip – Charity, Ending Relationships, Protection

Vanilla – Love, Lust, Mental Powers

Venus Flytrap – Love, Protection

Verbena – Pray For Me

Vetch – Cling To Thee, Fidelity,

Violet – Healing, Love, Luck, Modest Worth, Peace

Wallflower – Fidelity In Adversity

Walnut – Health, Mental Powers, Wishes

Water Lily – Purity Of Heart

Waxflower – Susceptibility

Wheat – Fertility, Money, Prosperity

White Monte Casino – Patience

Willow – Sadness

Willow Herb – Pretension

Winter Cherry – Deception

Wisteria – Welcome, Steadfast

Witch Hazel – A Spell

Yarrow – Courage,, Everlasting Love, Good Health

Yucca – Protection, Purification (Native American)

Zinnia –Goodness, Lasting Affection, Mourning Your Absence