Learn The Secret Language of Flowers: What Every Flower Means

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Short of ideas for a gift with a message for Valentine’s Day? Flowers say it all and have been a romantic gesture for centuries, so maybe it’s time to brush up on your flower power. language of flowers

Here we go with some of the most popular blooms, but choose carefully, one misplaced stem could be your downfall!

Rose

  • White rose – Purity, innocence
  • Red rose – Love, I love you
  • Pink rose – Grace, happiness, gentleness
  • Yellow rose – Jealousy, infidelity
  • Orange rose – Desire and enthusiasm
  • Lavender rose – love at first sight
  • Coral rose – friendship, modesty, sympathy

Camellia

  • Pink camellia – Longing for you
  • Red camellia – You’re a flame in my heart
  • White camellia – You’re adorable language of flowers

Carnation

language of flowers

  • Carnation – Fascination
  • Red carnation – Alas for my poor heart, my heart aches
  • White carnation – Innocence, pure love
  • Pink carnation – I’ll never forget you
  • Striped carnation – Refusal
  • Yellow carnation – Disdain, disappointment, rejection

Chrysanthemumlanguage of flowers

  • Red chrysanthemum – I love you
  • Yellow chrysanthemum – Slighted love
  • White chrysanthemum – Truth

A full bouquet:

  • Anemone – Forsaken
  • Aster – Symbol of love, daintiness
  • Bluebell – Humility
  • Calla Lily – Beauty
  • Candytuft – Indifference
  • Cyclamen – Resignation, diffidence, goodbye
  • Daffodil – Regard, unequaled love
  • Dahlia – Good taste
  • Daisy – Innocence, loyal love, I’ll never tell
  • Fern – Magic, fascination, secret bonds of love
  • Forget-me-not – True love memories, do not forget me
  • Gardenia – You’re lovely, secret love language of flowers
  • Gladiolus – Integrity, strength, victory
  • Hibiscus – Delicate beauty
  • Honeysuckle – Bonds of love
  • Iris – Faith, trust, wisdom, hope, valor
  • Ivy – Affection, friendship, fidelity

language of flowers

 

  • Jasmine – Sweet love, amiability
  • Lavender – Distrust
  • Lilac – Joy of youth
  • Magnolia – Nobility
  • Marigold – Grief, jealousy
  • Pansy – Thoughts
  • Peony – Bashful
  • Poppy – Consolation language of flowers
  • Rosemary – Remembrance
  • Sunflower- Adoration
  • Sweet Pea – Good-bye, thank you for a lovely time
  • Sweet William- Gallantry
  • Red Tulip – Passion, declaration of love
  • Yellow Tulip – Sunshine in your smile
  • Violet – Modesty, faithfulness
  • Yellow Acacia – Secret love
  • Zinnia – Thoughts of absent friends, lasting affection

 

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