Flower meanings, meaning of flowers - Flower and plant facts

From the origin of a flower's name to its distinctive characteristics and rich mythology, flowers are infused with symbolism and meanings. Our Flower Meaning Guide is designed to unravel these hidden mysteries, uncover these floral gems and open you up to a whole new language – the language of flowers.

Let's discover the meanings behind flowers through our list of flowers and meanings and unravel hidden mysteries behind flowers to get more information about plant meanings, plant facts, flower facts, flowers and their meaning, symbolic meaning of flowers, the meaning of flowers.  

Flowers and meanings - Flower and plant facts

Alstroemeria

Alstroemeria flower meanings

Alstroemeria flower is symbolic of wealth, prosperity and fortune. It is also the flower of friendship.

Amaryllis

This flower is symbolic of splendid beauty. It is also used to indicate worth beyond beauty.

Anemone

Anemone on a darker note indicates fading hope and a feeling of having been forsaken. On a positive note it symbolizes anticipation.

Anthurium

Anthurium symbolizes hospitality. It is also used to indicate happiness and abundance.Aster symbolizes patience. It is also indicative of a love of variety. It also symbolizes elegance and daintiness.

Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise flower meaning

Bird of Paradise symbolizes joyfulness. It also symbolizes magnificence. It can also be used to indicate exciting and wonderful anticipation.

Bouvardia Double

Bouvardia Double symbolizes enthusiasm. It is also used to indicate zest for life.

Daffodil

Daffodil

Daffodil symbolizes regard and chivalry. It is indicative of rebirth, new beginnings and eternal life. It also symbolizes unrequited love. A single daffodil foretells a misfortune while a bunch of daffodils indicate joy and happiness.

Calla Lily

Calla Lily symbolizes magnificence and beauty. White Calla lilies combine these two attributes with purity and innocence associated with the color white to make it the perfect choice of nature flower in a Wedding bouquet.

Daisy 

Daisy symbolizes innocence and purity. It conveys loyal loveĀ. Gerbera Daisy specifically conveys cheerfulness.

Gerbera

Gerbera belongs to the daisy family and therefore assumes the symbolism associated with the daisy flower. Gerbera specifically conveys cheerfulness.

Iris

iris

Iris symbolizes eloquence. Purple iris is symbolic of wisdom and compliments. Blue iris symbolizes faith and hope. Yellow iris symbolizes passion while white iris symbolizes purity.

Lily

Lily symbolizes purity and refined beauty. White lily symbolizes modesty and virginity, orange lily symbolizes passion, yellow lily symbolizes gaiety while Lily of the Valley symbolizes sweetness and purity of heart. The Easter lily is the symbol of the Virgin Mary.

Orchid

The most highly coveted of ornamental plants, the delicate, exotic and graceful orchid represents love, luxury, beauty and strength. In ancient Greece, orchids were associated with virility.

Peony

With a recorded history that dates back thousands of years, it's not surprising that even the mythology surrounding the origin of the peony has multiple versions.

Sunflower

Sunflower

While their distinctive and brilliant appearance makes it easy to see why sunflowers have long held our fascination, when they were first grown in Central and South America, it was more for their usefulness (providing oil and food) than beauty.

Tulip

Originally from Persia and Turkey, tulips were brought to Europe in the 16th century, where they got their common name from the Turkish word for gauze (with which turbans were wrapped).

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