The language of flowers

The language of flowers
  • Acacia : Sincere friendship, pure love, secret love.
  • White Acacia :
    Platonic love, pure love, friendship
  • Amaryllis :
    Prayer, timidity, splendid beauty, pride
  • Anemone :
    Abandon, betrayed love, simplicity of sentiments, levity.
  • Aquilegia :
    Folly.
  • Arbutus :
    I love only you
  • Aspodelus :
    I am very sorry
  • Aster :
    Suspicion, doubt
  • Azalea :
    Temperance, sincerity, timidity in love, the joy of love
  • Balsamina :
    Will you be my love?
  • Bay :
    Glory, ambition, triumph, aphrodisiac
  • Begonia :
    Be careful!
  • Bergamot :
    Pure love
  • Apple blossom : Preference
  • Cherry blossom :
    Good manners
  • Orange blossom :
    Virginity, fertility, purity, innocence, eternal love, marriage and faith fulness
  • Peach blossom :
    Courtesy, undying love
  • Broom :
    Luminosity, splendour, cleanliness
  • Camelia :
    Costance, admiration, gratitude, meet again, grace, esteem, find oneself
  • Campanula :
    Caresses, kisses
  • Capelvenere :
    Discretion
  • Carnation :
    Deep, pure love, do not forget, alive love, denial
  • White carnation :
    Purity, faithful disposition
  • Yellow carnation :
    Unworthiness, elegance
  • Pink carnation :
    Friendship, faithfulness, reciprocal love, I will never forget you
  • Red carnation :
    Lively love, energy, a broken heart which bleeds for love
  • Dark red carnation :
    Faithfulness, horror
  • Variegated carnation :
    Trust me, refusal
  • Chrysanthemum :
    You are a wonderful friend, disheartened, in Italy it is used for deaths, in China it is given to the bride, in Japan it means a declaration of love, in England it is used for births
  • Red Chrysanthemum :
    Love
  • White Chrysanthemum :
    Truth
  • Cistus :
    Consense, success, popularity
  • Clivia : Appointment
  • Clematis :
    Contrivance
  • Cockscomb :
    Immortality, indifference
  • Convolvus : Flirt
  • Cornflower :
    Light, purity of sentiments, first love, clarity, delicacy
  • Crocus :
    Restlessness, youthful joy, strength, energy
  • Cyclamin :
    Unpretentious love, simplicity, difference, beauty, jealousy, lasting sentiments, solitude, resignation and farewell
  • Single Dahlia :
    Recognition, good taste, novelty, dignity and elegance
  • Double Dahlia :
    Instability
  • Dandelion :
    Prophecy, faithfulness
  • Datura : Hypocracy
  • Daisey : Levity, inanity
  • Daisy :
    Exchange of sentiments, hope
  • Ears of corn :
    Abundance, prosperity, wealth, fortune
  • Edelweiss :
    Nobilty and a good soul, courage
  • Elder :
    Betrayal
  • Erica :
    Solitude, fortune
  • Fern : Mistery, sincerity
  • Flowering Mytle :
    Betrayed love
  • Forget-me-not :
    Eternal love, sentimental commitment, everlasting love
  • Foxglove :
    Lies, falseness
  • Frescia :
    Platonic love
  • Fucsia :
    Frugality, cordiality
  • Gardenia :
    Sincerity, friendship, (for a man: friendship for her but without love), secret, undeclared love
  • Garland of flowers :
    Love chain
  • Gentian :
    Contempt, pain
  • Geranium :
    Well-being, esteem melancholy, presumption, stupidity, I prefer you
  • Pink geranium :
    Languidness
  • Gladiolus :
    Indifference, diffidence, character, respect, appointment
  • Hawthorn :
    Sweet hope, prudence
  • Hibiscus : Delicate beauty, courtship
  • Holly :
    Abundance, fecundity, defence, strenght, resistance, eternity, happiness in the family
  • Hollyhock :
    Fecondity
  • Hood flower :
    Levity
  • Hyacinth : Ardent love, entertainment, games, grace, sweetness, provoke benevolence, constancy
  • Hydrangea : Capricious, dispsassionate, negligence
  • Iris :
    A message, good news
  • Ivy :
    Affection, everlasting faithfulness, exclusive love, deep friendship, tenderness
  • Jasmin :
    Pleasure, attraction, luck, money, amiable character, lovable, timidity kindness, the name means displeasure over lies which a person might tell
  • White jasmin :
    Grace, sensuality, amiability
  • Yellow jasmin :
    Amiability, kindness, candour, elegance
  • Jonquil : Desire
  • Kockia :
    Declaration of war
  • Laural :
    Success, glory, triumph, aphrodisiac
  • Lavanda :
    My only happiness in the memory of you, diffidence, distrust, good luck
  • Lemon verbena :
    Capricious
  • Lilac :
    Growing love, for the first time
  • White lilac :
    Youthfulness, childhood, innocence, emotions of love, reluctance
  • Purple lilac :
    The first throbs of love, suspicion
  • Linden tree :
    Married bliss
  • Lily :
    Purity, majesty, youthful innocence, innocence, virginity, candour, greatness, it is given for a birth, or religious event, baptism, communion, wedding
  • Lily of the valley :
    Virginity, flirtations, return of happiness
  • Arum lily : Absolute beauty, finesse
  • Pink lily :
    Vanity
  • White lily : Purity and innocence
  • Yellow lily :
    Nobilty, greatness
  • Magnolia :
    Superb beauty, modesty, goodness, do not trust me
  • Margarite :
    Innocence, freshness, spontaneity, goodness, greatness, faithfulness, transparency of behaviour, compliment to beauty, purity, timidity, modesty, simplicity, I’ll think it over
  • White margarite :
    Innocence
  • Marigold :
    Sacred affection
  • Marigold :
    Displeasure, jealousy, pangs of love, cruelty
  • Mignonette :
    Sweetness, enjoyment
  • Mimosa :
    Innocence, modesty, liberty, autonomy, sensibility
  • Mimosa pudica :
    Esteem, sensitivity
  • Yellow mimosa :
    Esteem
  • Pink mimosa :
    Appreciation for the sensitivity of a person
  • Misletoe :
    Fortune, happiness, overcoming obstacles, goals reached, difficulties overcome, victory
  • Mordigallina :
    Appointment
  • Morning glory :
    Lost hope, obscurity
  • Mugwort :
    Serenity, happiness, health
  • Myosotis :
    Memories;
  • Narcisus :
    Self-centred, pleasant love
  • Nasturtion :
    Ardent love
  • Oak :
    Hospitality
  • Orange :
    Fecundity
  • Orange flower :
    Virginity, fecundity, purity innocence, eternal love, matrimony and faithfulness
  • Orchid : Finesse, sensuality, sensual beauty, ardour, commitment
  • Palm :
    Victory
  • Passionflower :
    Trust, religion, faith
  • Peony :
    Timidity, shame
  • Periwinkle : Lasting love, sweet memories
  • Petunia :
    Difficulties
  • Poinsettia :
    Good omen, youthfulness, renewal
  • Polyanthes tuberosa :
    indifference, illicit requests, voluptuou expression, pleasure of the senses
  • Pomegranate :
    Inconsiderate
  • Popinac :
    Candor
  • Poppy :
    Slowness, doubt, surprise, consolation, rest, eccentricity
  • White poppy :
    Sleep, misfortune
  • Pink poppy :
    Serenity, vivaciousness
  • Red poppy :
    Pride, eccentricity
  • Primula :
    Youthfulness, first love. hope melancholy, credulity
  • Ranunculus : Attractive charm, danger
  • Rhododendrom :
    First declaration of love
  • Rose :
    Love, beauty, sweetness, glory
  • Coral pink rose : Desire
  • Dog rose : Poetic gift, pleasure and sufferance
  • Peach pink rose :
    Secret love
  • Orange rose :
    Fascination
  • White rose :
    Pure spiritual love, pure sentiments, candour, innocence, faithfulness, silence, you are an angel
  • White rose bud :
    I am too young to love
  • Wild rose :
    Simplicity
  • Yellow rose :
    Jealousy, faithfulness, refusal of love, hopeful of love, love which is over, love which is petering out, shame
  • Pink rose :
    Friendship, affection, engagements, grace and kindness, freshness, tenderness.
  • Pale pink rose :
    Joy
  • Dark pink rose :
    Gratitude;
  • Red rose :
    Passionate love, burning love, passion
  • Coral red rose :
    The desire of those who are in love
  • Red and white roses :
    Unity (for a close couple)
  • Tea rose :
    Kindness
  • Rose-bay :
    Boldness
  • Rosemary : Fecundity, consolation
  • Blue Sage :
    I appreciate your qualities
  • Golden Sage :
    Saleability
  • Red Sage :
    Ambition
  • Salvia splendens :
    Esteem
  • Snake’s head :
    Persecution
  • Snowdrop : Consolation
  • Strelizia :
    Nobilty and majesty, turbulence
  • St. John’s wort :
    Originality
  • Sunflower :
    Devotion, adoring love, unhappy love, false glamour or richness
  • Tulip : abundance, perfect love, declaration of love, inconstancy, honesty, love messages
  • Yellow tulip : Desperate love
  • Red tulip :
    Declaration of love;
  • Variegated tulip :
    Your eyes are splendid
  • Verbena :
    Sincerity
  • Viola : memories, thoughts, thoughts of love, always in my thoughts
  • Violet :
    Purity, timidity, modesty, humilty, simplicity, honesty, faithfulness, candour
  • Parfumed violet : Modesty and demureness
  • Wallflower :
    Elegance, compassion, fickleness
  • Yellow wallflower :
    Disdain
  • Waterlily :
    Eloquence, dispassionate, elegant, aloof love
  • Wisteria :
    Tender, dis-interested friendship
  • Zinnia :
    Simplicity, spiritual greatness, flirtation, incostancy, I bewail your absence