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Wednesday, July 1, 2009

The Symbol of Flowers

How would you react if someone gave you these flowers? Probably, you will be delighted right? Did you know that there is a symbol for every flower that is given to you? I love white roses because it means purity of intention or red roses because it means love. Well, this may be not scientific but, its interesting to know how they symbolize. So, if your husband gave you an Ivy flower, you must be feeling great huh? Enjoy reading.

*Ambrosia: Reciprocated love
Apple Blossom: Better things to come
Azalea: First Love, Temperance

*Baby's Breath: Innocence, pure heart
Bamboo: Strength, Loyalty
Begonia: A fanciful nature
Bird of Paradise: Magnificence
Blue Violet : Faithfulness
Buttercup: Riches, childishness

*Calla Lily: Magnificent Beauty
Camellia: Gratitude
Carnation-red: Alas poor heart
Carnation-pink: I'll never forget you
Carnation-purple: Capriciousness
Carnation-stripped: Sorry I can't be with you
Carnation-white: Innocence
Carnation-yellow: Disdain
Chrysanthemum-red: Love
Chrysanthemum-white: Truth
Chrysanthemum-yellow: Slighted love
Clematis: Mental beauty

*Daffodil: Regard, You are the only one
Dahlia: Dignity, Elegance, Good Taste
Daisy: Gentleness, Innocence, Loyalty and Romance
Delphinium: Flights of Fancy, Ardent Attachment

*Forget-Me-Not: True love, hope, remembrance, memories
Forsythia: Anticipation.
Freesia : Innocence, thoughtfulness.

*Gardenia: Purity and Secret Love
Gladiolus: Strength of character, Sincerity

*Hibiscus: Delicate Beauty
Honeysuckle: Bonds of love.
Hyacinth: : Sport, play, games, rashness, flower dedicated to Apollo.
Hyacinth-blue : Constancy.
Hyacinth-purple : I am sorry, sorrow, please forgive me.
Hyacinth-red or pink : Play.
Hyacinth-white : Loveliness, I'll pray for you.
Hyacinth-yellow : Jealousy.
Hydrangea : frigidity, heartless.

*Iris: Faith, Wisdom, Valour and Promise
Ivy : Fidelity

*Larkspur-pink: Fickleness.
Larkspur-purple: First love.
Lavender: Loyalty
Lemon Blossom : Fidelity
Lilac-purple: First Emotion of Love
Lilac-white: Youthful innocence
Lily-orange: Wealth
Lily-white: Sweetness
Lily-yellow: Gaiety, walking on air
Lily of the Valley: Humility, Sweetness, Return of Happiness
Lotus Flower: Estranged love

*Magnolia: Love of Nature
Marigold: Grief
Mistletoe : Affection
Morning Glory: Affection

*Narcissus: : Egotism, conceit, self love, formality

*Oleander: Caution.
Olive Branch: Peace.
Orange Blossom: Innocence, Eternal Love, Marriage and Fruitfulness
Orchid: Love, Beauty and Magnificence

*Pansy: Thoughtful Reflection
Peony: Happy Marriage and Prosperity
Petunia : Resentment, anger
Polyanthus: Price of riches

*Ranunculus: Radiant, Charming
Rhododendron: Danger
Rose, Pink: Perfect Happiness
Rose, White: Charm and Innocence
Rose, Red: Love and Desire
Rose-single red: I Love You
Rose-Burgundy: Unconscious love
Rose, white and red: Unity
Rose, Orange : Passion
Rose, Yellow: Joy and Gladness
Rosebud: Beauty and youth

*Star of Bethlehem : Purity
Stephanotis: Marital Happiness
Sunflowers: Pride
Sweet Pea: Blissful Pleasure

*Tiger Lily: Prosperity
Tuberose: Dangerous Pleasure
Tulip: Love and Passion
Tulip-yellow : Hopeless love, there's sunshine in your smile.
Tulip-red: Declaration of love

*Violet-blue : Watchfulness, faithfulness, I'll always be true.
Violet-purple : Thoughts of you, blue love.
Violet-white : Let's take a chance, youthful innocence.
Violet-yellow : Love of country.

*Zinnia : Thoughts of absent friends, in memory of an absent friend.
Zinnia-scarlet : Constancy.
Zinnia-white : Goodness.
Zinnia-yellow : Daily remembrance.

1 comment:

  1. i love this post. I seldom receive flowers and its only red roses. how I wish to receive pink this time.


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