Flower Meanings

Flower Meanings

Did you know that flowers have meanings? The following is a list of some interesting meanings that may help you decide which flowers to choose for your special day!

Alstroemeria – Devotion, Aspiring, Wealth, Prosperity, Fortune

Anemone – Expectation, abandonment, fragile, fading hope, forsaken

Aster – watchful eye, beginning, contentment and love, birth flower for September

Bells of Ireland – Good Luck

Billy Balls (look under Craspedia)

Calla Lily – Beauty, Magnificent beauty, Regal, Associated with 6th wedding anniversary

Carnation – Fascination, Distinction, divine love, fidelity, love – birth flower for January

Celosia (cockscomb) – Affection, Singularity, Silliness

Chrysanthemum – Hope, Cheerfulness, optimism, rest, truth, birth flower for November

Craspedia – Good Health

Daffodil – Unrequited love, regard, new beginnings, birth flower for March, associated with 10th wedding anniversary

Daisy – (look under Marguerite Daisy)

Dahlia – Treachery, elegance and dignity, good taste, associated with 14th Wedding anniversary

Delphinium – Big-hearted, Fun, airy, boldness

Freesia – Innocence, spirited, careful & calm love, thoughtfulness

Gardenia – Secret love, joy, you are lovely, good luck gift to a man

Gerbera – Pretty and strong, enduring purity

Gladiolus – Strength of character, sincerity, natural grace, birth flower for August

Hyacinth – Sport, game, play, young love, rashness

Hydrangea – Perseverance, frigidity, heartlessness, boastfulness, vanity, thank you for understanding

Iris – Inspiration, faith, wisdom and valor, hope, good luck gift to a man, associated with 25th wedding anniversary

Lilac – Humility, confidence

Lilies – Purity, Majesty, wealth, pride, innocence

Lily of the Valley – Sweetness, a return of happiness, purity of heart, birth flower for May

Lisianthus – Calming, faithfulness

Marguerite Daisy – I share your sentiment, innocence, loyal love, associated with 5th wedding anniversary

Marigold – Cruelty, Jealousy, grief, affection

Nigella – perplexity

Orchid – love, refinement, symbol for many children, ecstasy

Peony – Healing, bashfulness, happy life, associated with 12th wedding anniversary

Phlox – Unanimity, flame, sweet dreams, hope, proposal of love

Ranunculus – You are rich in attractions, radiant charm

Rose – Beauty, love, passion, perfection, birth flower for June; National flower of the United States

Snapdragon – Deception, presumption, gracious lady, no

Stephanotis – Happiness in marriage, desire to travel, good luck

Stock – Lasting love, lasting beauty, bonds of affection

Sunflower – Haughtiness, power, adoration, devotion

Sweet Pea – Remember me, Shyness, blissful pleasure, birth flower for April, Associated with 30th wedding anniversary

Tulip – Perfect lover, fame

Veronica – Fidelity

Violet – Watchfulness, modesty, faithfulness, innocence, associated with 50th wedding anniversary, birth flower for February

Yarrow – Mystical powers against, enchantment, cure-all

Zinnia – Thoughts of absent friends, absence