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Dictionary Of Flower Meanings

Flowers tend to come in all shapes and forms, but they also have a
language of their own. For every sentiment, there is a flower that can
uniquely express your feelings. Search the list below for the flowers
that best describe the way you feel. Remember my saying, "You can say
a lot with one rose...you can say even more with tu-lips."

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A

ACACIA, Blossom - Concealed Love, Beauty in Retirement

ACORN - Nordic Symbol of Life and Immortality

AMBROSIA - Your Love is Reciprocated

AMARYLLIS - Pride, Pastoral Poetry

ANEMONE - Forsaken, Sincerity

ARBUTUS - Thee Only Do I Love

ASTER - Symbol of Love, Daintiness

AZALEA - Take Care of Yourself For Me, Temperance, Fragile, Passion,
Chinese Symbols of Womanhood

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B

BACHELOR BUTTON - Single Blessedness

BEGONIA - Beware

BELLS OF IRELAND - Good Luck

BITTERSWEET - Truth

BLUEBELL - Humility

BOUQUET OF WITHERED FLOWERS - Rejected Love

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C

CACTUS - Endurance

CAMELLIA - Admiration, Perfection, Good Luck Gift to a Man

CAMELLIA (PINK) - Longing For You

CAMELLIA (RED) - You're A Flame In My Heart

CAMELLIA (WHITE) - You're Adorable

CANDYTUFT - Indifference

CARNATION (GENERAL) - Fascination, Womanize Love

CARNATION (PINK) - I'll Never Forget You

CARNATION (RED) - My Heart Aches For You, Admiration

CARNATION (PURPLE) - Capriciousness

CARNATION (SOLID COLOR) - Yes

CARNATION (STRIPPED) - No!, Refusal, Sorry I Can't Be With You

CARNATION (WHITE) - Sweet and Lovely, Innocence, Pure Love, Womanize
Good Luck Gift

CARNATION (YELLOW) - You Have Disappointed Me, Rejection

CATTAIL - Peace, Prosperity

CHRYSANTHEMUM (GENERAL) - You're A Wonderful Friend, Cheerfulness and
Rest

CHRYSANTHEMUM (RED) - I Love

CHRYSANTHEMUM (WHITE) - Truth

CHRYSANTHEMUM (YELLOW) - Slighted Love

COREOPSIS - Always Cheerful

CROCUS - Cheerfulness, Gladness

CYCLAMEN - Resignation and Good Bye

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D

DAFFODIL - Regard, Unrequited Love, You're The Only One, The Sun Is
Always Shining When I'm With You, Respect

DAISY - Innocence, Loyal Love, I'll Never tell, Purity

DANDELION - Faithfulness, Happiness

DEAD LEAVES - Sadness

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E

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F

FERN - Magic, Fascination, Confidence and Shelter, Grace

FERN MAIDENHAIR - Secret Bond Of Love

FIR - TIME

FLAX - Domestic Symbol

FORGET ME NOT - True Love, Memories

FORSYTHIA - Anticipation

FREESIA - Trust

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G

GARDENIA - You're Lovely, Secret Love

GARLIC - Courage, Strength

GERANIUM - Stupidity, Folly

GLADIOLA - Give Me A Break, I'm Really Sincere, Flower Of The
Gladiators

GLOXINIA - Love At First Sight

GRASS - Submission

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H

HEATHER (LAVENDER) - Admiration, Solitude

HEATHER (WHITE) - Protection, Wishes Will Come True

HOLLY - Defense, Domestic Happiness

HYACINTH (GENERAL) - Games and Sports, Richness, Dedicated to Apollo

HYACINTH (BLUE) - Consistency

HYACINTH (PURPLE) - I Am Sorry Please Forgive Me, Sorrow

HYACINTH (RED or PINK) - Play

HYACINTH (WHITE) - Loveliness, I'll Pray For You

HYACINTH (YELLOW) - Jealousy

HYDRANGEA - Thank You For Understanding, Frigidity, Heartlessness

HUCKLEBERRY - Faith

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I

IRIS - Emblem Of France, Your Friendship Means So Much To Me, Faith,
Hope, Wisdom and Valor, My Compliments, Promise

IVY - Wedded Love, Fidelity, Friendship, Affection

IVY SPRIG OF WHITE TENDRILS - Anxious To Please, Affection

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J

JONQUIL - Love Me, Affection Returned, Desire, Sympathy, Desire For
Affection Returned

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K

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L

LARKSPUR (PINK) - Fickleness

LILAC - Beauty

LILY (ORANGE) - Hatred

LILY (WHITE) - Virginity, Purity, Majesty, It's Heavenly To Be With
You

LILY (YELLOW) -I'm Walking On Air, False and Gay, Gratitude

LILY (CALLA) -Beauty

LILY (DAY) - Chinese Emblem For Mother

LILY (EUCHARIS) - Maiden Charms

LILY (TIGER) - Wealth, Pride, Prosperity

LILY OF THE VALLEY - Sweetness, Tears Of The Virgin Mary, Return To
Happiness, Humility, You've Made my Life Complete

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M

MAGNOLIA - Nobility

MARIGOLD - Cruelty, Grief, Jealousy

MISTLETOE - Kiss Me, Affection, To Surmount Difficulties, Sacred Plant
Of India, Magic Plant Of The Druids

MONKHOOD - Beware, A Deadly Foe Is Near

MOSS - Maternal Love, Charity

MUM - Hope

MYRTLE - Love, Hebrew Emblem Of Marriage

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N

NARCISSUS - Formality, Stay As Sweet As You Are

NASTURTIUM - Conquest, Victory In Battle

NUTS - Stupidity

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O

OLEANDER - Caution

ORANGE BLOSSOM - Innocence, Eternal Love, Marriage and Fruitfulness

ORANGE, MOCK - Deceit

ORCHID - Love, Beauty, Refinement, Beautiful Lady, Chinese Symbol for
Many Children, Thoughtfulness

ORCHID (CATTLEYA) - Mature Charm

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P

PALM LEAVES - Victory and Success

PANSY - Merriment

PEONY - Shame, Gay Life, Happy Marriage, Compassion

PETUNIA - Resentment, Anger, Your Presence Soothes Me

PINE - Hope, Pity

POPPY (GENERAL) - Eternal Sleep, Oblivion, Imagination

POPPY (RED) - Pleasure

POPPY (WHITE) -Consolation

POPPY (YELLOW) - Wealth, Success

PRIMROSE - I Can't Live Without You

PRIMROSE (EVENING) - Inconsistency

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Q

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R

ROSE (BRIDAL) - Happy Love

ROSE (CHRISTMAS) - Tranquilize My Anxiety, Anxiety

ROSE (DEMASK) - Persian Ambassador Of Love

ROSE (DARK CRIMSON) - Mourning

ROSE (HIBISCUS) - Delicate, Beauty

ROSE (LEAF) - You May Hope

ROSE (PINK) - Perfect Happiness, Please Believe Me

ROSE (RED) - LOVE, I Love You, Passion

ROSE (TEA) - I'll Remember, Always

ROSE (THORNLESS) - Love At First Sight

ROSE (WHITE) - Innocence and Purity, I Am Worthy Of You, You're
Heavenly, Secrecy and Silence

ROSE (WHITE AND RED TOGETHER) - Unity, Flower Emblem Of England

ROSE (WHITE - DRIED) - Death Is Preferable To Loss Of Virtue

ROSE (WHITE - WITHERED) - Transient Impression, Fleeting Beauty, You
Made No Impression

ROSE (YELLOW) - Decrease Of Love, Jealously, Try To Care

ROSE (MUSK CLUSTER) - Charming

ROSE (SINGLE FULL BLOOM) - I Love You, I Still Love You

ROSE (GARLAND OR CROWN OF) - Beware Of Virtue, Reward Of Merit, Symbol
Of Superior Merit

ROSEBUD - Beauty Of Youth, A Heart Innocent Of Love

ROSEBUD (RED) - Pure And Lovely

ROSEBUD (WHITE) - Girlhood

ROSEBUD (MOSS) - Confessions Of Love

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S

SMILAX - Loveliness

SNAPDRAGON - Deception, Gracious Lady, Strength

SOLIDAGO - Success

STEPHANOTIS - Happiness In Marriage, Desire To Travel

STOCK - Bonds Of Affection, Promptness, You'll Always Be Beautiful To
Me

SUNFLOWER - Pride

SWEETPEA - Good-bye, Departure, Blissful Pleasure, Thank You For A
Lovely Time

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T

TULIP (GENERAL) - Perfect Lover, Fame, Flower Emblem Of Holland, Luck

TULIP (RED) - Believe Me, Declaration Of Love

TULIP (VARIEGATED) - Beautiful Eyes

TULIP (YELLOW) -There's Sunshine In Your Smile

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V

VIOLET - Modesty, Virtue

VIOLET (BLUE) - Watchfulness, Faithfulness, I'll Always Be True

VIOLET (WHITE) - Let's Take A Chance On Happiness

VISCARIA - Will You Dance With Me?

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W

WINTERGREENS - Harmony

WISTERIA - Welcome

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Y

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Z

ZINNIA (MAGENTA) - Lasting Affection

ZINNIA (MIXED) - Thinking (or in Memory) Of An Absent Friend

ZINNIA (SCARLET) - Constancy

ZINNIA (WHITE) - Goodness

ZINNIA (YELLOW) - Daily Remembrance