Meaning and language of flowers

Posted by Nge on Tuesday 1 October 2019

There are various folk cultures and traditions assign symbolic meanings to flowers. Although some are no longer commonly understood by populations that are increasingly divorced from their old rural traditions, some survive. We have gathered a list of laguage of flowers, from both westerners and easterners.

 

Here is a short list of the meaning of flowers that still practical until today

  • Red Rose - Love

 

  • Pink Rose - Warm wishes, Grace

 

  • White Rose - Innocence, respect

 

  • Yellow Rose - friendship

 

  • Champagne Rose - Intimate

 

  • Blue Rose - Do you love me?

 

  • Purple Rose - Romantic, enchantment

 

  • Lily - Pure, sensibility,majestic

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  • Calla lily - Energetic youthful

 

  • Carnation - Maternal love, warm wishes

 

  • Gerbera/ daisy - Cheerfulness

 

  • Tulip - Declaration of love, warmth-hearted​

  • Baby breath - Everlasting love, joy for newly born​

 

  • Peony - Wealth and prosperity

 

  • Orchid - Refined beauty, wisdom

 

  • Sunflower - Deeply in love with you, hope

 

  • Bird of paradise - Man deeply in love, magnificience

 

  • Antorium - Just married, lucky, happiness, praise

 

  • Lavender - Reply me please

  • Eustoma - Unchanging love​​

 

  • Hydrangea - Luxurious, marry me?