What Flowers Say About You & Flower Meanings

Carnation: Tradition is very important to you; you enjoy following in your mom's-and her mom's and her mom's-footsteps. Any your down-to-earth attitude and innate ability to keep confidences makes you one of the most loyal and trusted friends. As a result, you are always surrounded by loved ones who come to you for guidance.

Daisy: You notice things others miss: the five shades of pink in the sky as the sun sets, the hint of sadness behind someone's smile-which means you are a natural at drinking in all like has to offer. "It's that attention to detail that makes your home so inviting. Just remember to take in the big picture, too: people love all of you, not just the things you for them

Forget-Me-Nots: Everything about you is unforgettable-the compassion that shines in your eyes, the intensity you bring to everything you do-and your energy is contagious. You are leaving a very special mark on your world.

Iris: You now you get bored quickly with day-to-day routines. To maintain your great vitality and creativity, you need to follow your inspiration wherever it leads. You bloom in jobs and situations where you are your own boss.

Lily: You are nurturing, you were meant to be a mother. In fact, people are drawn to you; a few words from you, and they instantly feel worlds better. No Wonder people say you would make a great therapist! But don't feel like you have to ease everyone's troubles: your caring alone does more than you know.

Rose: You are the kind of woman who brings out the Prince Charming in a man, and the kind of friend who gets called first with news big or small. But despite your wide social circle and busy calendar, you have a secret need for alone time and you sometimes even feel a little shy.

Sunflower: You are super-reliable, but never boring! Because although you take your responsibilities at home and at work very seriously, you also know how to have fun in the sun-or anywhere else you can find it!

Tulip: You thrive on change. That is why you are always dreaming up some way to make your life and your family's better. But just as a tulip blooms in the same spot every year, deep down, you are often content with what you have got. So enjoy your flights of fancy!

Violet: Fair, kind and low-key, you are a born diplomat with a fresh take on any situation. That is way others turn to you for advise and people share their deepest secrets with you-they know you will keep them close to your heart.
Floral Arrangements:

Flowering or green plants, meadow flowers and woodsy accents: You are casual, earthy and have a need to spend time outdoors.

Bouquets of soft colors and accents of lace or ribbon: You are spontaneous and generous

Exotic flowers and unusual combinations of shape, color and texture: You are always trying to improve yourself and are attracted to the unconventional.

Chic monochromatic arrangements or bouquets with large, vibrant flowers: You are a trendsetter and enjoy living in the moment.

Flower Meanings:

Acacia Blossom Concealed Love; Beauty in Retirement; Chaste Love
Acorn Nordic Symbol of Live and Immortality
Ambrosia Your Love is Reciprocated
Amaryllis Pride; Pastoral Poetry
Anemone Forsaken
Arbutus Thee Only Do I Love
Aster Symbol of Love: Daintiness
Azalea Take care of Yourself for Me; Temperance; Fragile Passion; Chinese Symbol of Womanhood
Bachelor Button Single Blessedness
Begonia Beware
Bells of Ireland Good Luck
Bittersweet Truth
Bluebell Humility
Bouquet of Withered Flowers Rejected Love
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: Divine Love
Carnation, Pink I'll Never Forget You
Carnation, Purple Capriciousness
Carnation, Red My Heart Aches for You; Admiration
Carnation, Solid Color Yes
Carnation, Striped No, Refusal; Sorry I Can't Be with You; Wish I Could Be With You
Carnation, White Sweet and Lovely; Innocence; Pure Love; Woman's 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
Cyclamen Resignation and Good-bye
Daffodil Regard; Unrequited Love; You're the Only One; The Sun is Always Shining When I'm With You
Daisy Innocence; Loyal Love; I'll Never Tell; Purity
Dandelion Faithfulness; Happiness
Dead Leaves Sadness
Fern Magic; Fascination; Confidence and Shelter
Fern, Maidenhair Secret Bond of Love
Fir Time
Flax Domestic Symbol
Forget-Me-Not True Love; Memories
Forsythia Anticipation
Gardenia You're Lovely; Secret Love
Garlic Courage; Strength
Geranium Stupidity; Folly
Gladiolus Give Me A Break... I'm Really Sincere; Flower of the Gladiators
Gloxinia Love at First Sight
Grass Submission
Heather, Lavender Admiration; Solitude
Heather, White Protection; Wishes will Come True
Holly Defense; Domestic Happiness
Hyacinth, General Games and Sports; Rashness; Flower Dedicated to Apollo
Hyacinth, Blue Constancy
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 Your Understanding; Frigidity; Heartlessness
Iris Fleur-de-Lis, Emblem of France; Your Friendship Means So Much to Me; Faith; Hope; Wisdom and Valor; My Compliments
Ivy Wedded Love; Fidelity; Friendship; Affection
Ivy Sprig of White Tendrils Anxious to Please; Affection
Jonquil Love Me; Affection Returned; Desire; Sympathy; Desire for Affection Returned
Larkspur, Pink Fickleness
Lily, Calla Beauty
Lily, Day Coquetry; Chinese Emblem for Mothers
Lily, Eucharis Maiden Charms
Lily, Orange Hatred
Lily, Tiger Wealth; Pride
Lily, White Virginity; Purity; Majesty; It's Heavenly to Be with You
Lily, Yellow I'm Walking on Air; False and Gay
Lily-Of-The-Valley Sweetness; Tears of the Virgin Mary; Return to Happiness; Humility; You've Made My Life Complete
Magnolia Nobility
Marigold Cruelty; Grief; Jealousy
Mistletoe Kiss me; Affection; To Surmount Difficulties; Sacred Plant of India; Magic Plant of the Druids
Monkshood Beware; A Deadly Foe is Near
Moss Maternal Love; Charity
Myrtle Love; Hebrew Emblem of Marriage
Narcissus Egotism; Formality; Stay as Sweet as You Are
Nasturtium Conquest, Victory in Battle
Nuts Stupidity
Oleander Caution
Orange Blossom Innocence; Eternal Love; Marriage and Fruitfulness
Orange Mock Deceit
Orchid Love; Beauty; Refinement; Beautiful Lady; Chinese Symbol for Many Children
Orchid, Cattleya Mature Charm
Palm Leaves Victory and Success
Peony Shame; Gay Live; Happy Marriage
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 Inconstancy
Rose, Bridal Happy Love
Rose, Christmas Tranquilize My Anxiety; Anxiety
Rose, Coral Desire
Rose, Damask Persian Ambassador of Love
Rose, Dark Crimson Mourning
Rose, Dark Pink Thankfulness
Rose, Lavender Enchantment
Rose Leaf You May Hope
Rose, Orange Fascination
Rose, Pale Peach Modesty
Rose, Pale Pink Grace, Joy
Rose, Red Love, Respect
Rose, Single Full Bloom I Love You; I Still Love You
Rose, Tea I'll Remember; Always
Rose, Thorn less Love at First Sight
Rose, White Innocence and Secrecy
Rose, White and Red Together Unity White on Red Together-Flower Emblem of England
Rose, Yellow Joy, Friendship
Rosebud Beauty and Youth; A Heart Innocent of Love
Rosebud, Red Pure and Lovely
Rosebud, White Girlhood
Roses, Bouquet of Full Bloom Gratitude
Roses, Garland or Crown of Reward of Merit; Crown, Symbol of Superior Merit
Roses, Musk Cluster Charming
Smilax Loveliness
Snapdragon Deception, Gracious Lady
Spider Flower Elope with Me
Stephanotis Happiness in Marriage; Desire to Travel
Stock Bonds of Affection Promptness; You'll Always Be Beautiful to Me
Sweet pea Good-bye; Departure; Blissful Pleasure; Thank You for a Lovely Time
Tulip, General Perfect Love; Fame; Flower Emblem of Holland
Tulip, Red Believe Me; Declaration of Love
Tulip, Variegated Beautiful Eyes
Tulip, Yellow There's Sunshine in Your Smile
Violet Modesty
Violet, Blue Watchfulness, Faithfulness; I'll Always Be True
Violet, White Let's Take a Chance on Happiness
Viscaria Will You Dance with Me?
Zinnia, Magenta Lasting Affection
Zinnia, Mixed Thinking (or in Memory) of an Absent Friend
Zinnia, Scarlet Constancy
Zinnia, White Goodness
Zinnia, Yellow Daily Remembrance

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