Flower Meanings


Certain types or colors of flowers mean different things, and you don't want to send the wrong message if you give them as a gift! Of course, not everyone knows what a particular flower means, but you can never be too sure!

FLOWER NAME and/or COLOR -- FLOWER MEANINGS

Carnations

Carnation (General) -- Fascination
Carnation, Pink -- Emblem of Mother's Day, I will never forget you
Carnation, Purple -- Antipathy and Capriciousness
Carnation, Red -- Admiration, my heart aches for you
Carnation, Striped -- No, Sorry, I cannot be with you
Carnation, White -- Pure Love, Sweet Love, Innocence
Carnation, Yellow -- Disdain and Rejection

Lilies

Lily, Calla -- Majestic Beauty
Lily, Day -- Coquetry
Lily, Orange -- Hatred and Disdain, Wealth, Pride
Lily, White -- Majesty and Purity, Virginity
Lily of the Valley -- Purity and Humility, Sweetness

Roses

Rose, Coral/Orange -- Enthusiasm, Desire
Rose, Dark Pink -- Thank you
Rose, Light Pink -- Admiration
Rose, Musk -- Capricious Beauty
Rose, Pale -- Friendship
Rose, Peach -- Let's get together, Closing of the deal
Rose, Pink -- Love, Grace, Gentility, You're so Lovely
Rose, Pink & White -- Love, Desire, Respect, Courage, Job well done
Rose, Red -- Majesty and Purity, Virginity
Rose, Red & Yellow -- Congratulations
Rose, White -- Charm, Secrecy, Silence, You're Heavenly
Rose, White on Red -- Unity/Flower Emblem of England
Rose, Yellow -- Infidelity, Joy, Friendship, Welcome Back, Remember me
Rose, Yellow & Orange -- Passionate thoughts

Tulips

Tulip -- Symbol of The Perfect Lover
Tulip, Red -- Believe me, Declaration of love
Tulip, Variegated -- Beautiful eyes

Others

Daffodil -- Emblem of Annunciation/Regard, Unrequited love
Daisy -- Gentleness, Innocence, Loyal love
Iris -- Faith, Wisdom, Valor, Your Friendship means so much
Orchid -- Magnificence, Love, Beauty, Refinement
Sunflower -- Homage and Devotion

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