Flower Names and Their Meanings

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If you want to express your deep feelings to someone special in your life, in a thoughtful and unique way, check out the list of flower names given below, and find out what message you can devise using the special language of flowers.A
Acacia Hidden love, Beauty in withdrawal
Ambrosia Love requited
Amaryllis Pride
Aster Symbolizing love, Delicacy
Anemone A love that is diminishing, Vanishing hopes
Almond Blossom Symbolizing hope, Delicacy, Sweetness
Apple Blossom Good fortune, Harbinger of better things, A strong liking
Arum Intense feeling of love
Arbutus I love only thee
Azalea A symbol of womanhood in China, Passion, Fragility, Take care
Baby’s Breath Purity of heart, Innocence
Begonia Be cautious, A fanciful mind
Bachelor Button Celibacy, The blessedness of being single
Balsam Fervent love
Balm Compassion, Empathy
Bittersweet Truth, Loyalty
Bird of Paradise Given by a woman to a man to symbolize faithfulness
Bluebell Gratitude, Constancy, Humility
Buttercup Riches, Childishness
Black Bryony Be my support
Caladium Immense delight and joy
Camellia Perfection, Gratitude
Carnation (Red) Aching heart, Admiration
Christmas Rose Allay my disquiet
Chrysanthemum Joy, Optimism, Perfection
Crocus Good cheer, Happiness, Do not treat me badly
Cyclamen Good-Bye, Resignation
Clover (Four-leaf) Will you be mine?
Clover (White) Think of me
Clematis Ingenuity, Artifice
Cornflower Refinement, Delicacy
Daffodil The sun is bright when I am with you, Respect, Sunshine, Unrequited love, Regard
Dahlia Elegance and Dignity, Forever thine
Daisy Beauty, Innocence, I will never tell, Loyal love, Purity
Day-Lily (Yellow) Coquetry
Dandelion Love’s oracle, Happiness, Faithfulness
Date-Plum Resistance
Delphinium Fun, Big-hearted
Dog Rose Pleasure and Pain
Dogwood Am I indifferent to you?
Dragon Root Ardor
Edelweiss Noble purity, Courage, Daring
Endine Frugality
Elderflower Symbolizing Zeal
Eglantine Poetry
Everlasting (Immortal Flowers) Never ending memory, Unfading remembrance
Euphorbia Persistence
Eupatorium Delay
Epigaea Budding
Eucalyptus Protection
Forget-Me-Not As its name suggests – Forget me not, Memories, True love
Forsythia Expectation, Anticipation
Fuchsia Good taste
Fern Fascination
Filbert Reconciliation
Flax Symbol of domesticity
Flora’s Bell Without pretentiousness
Flowering Reed Confide in heaven
Gladiolus Strength of character, Love at first sight, Generosity
Gardenia Secret love, You are lovely
Galax Encouragement
Geranium Folly, Stupidity
Gerbera You are the sunshine of my life
Gloxinia Love at first sight
Goldenrod Be cautious
Goats-Rue Reason
Goosefoot Insult
Globe Amaranth Unfading Love
Heliotrope Devotion
Hibiscus Delicate beauty, Consumed by love
Holly Am I forgotten, Domestic happiness, Defense, Domestic Happiness
Hollyhock Fruitfulness
Honeyflower Secret love, Sweetness of disposition, Sweet, Affection
Honeysuckle Bond of love
Honeysuckle (Coral) I Love You
Hyacinth Flower dedicated to Apollo, Rashness
Hyacinth (Yellow) Jealousy
Iris Wisdom and Valor, Faith, Promise in love, Hope
Iris (German) Flame
Iris (Yellow) Passion
Ivy Affection, Friendship, Fidelity, Wedded love
Ivy (Sprig of white tendrils) Affection, Anxious to please
Indian Cress Resignation
Ipomen Scarlet Embrace
Indian Cane Rendezvous
Ipomoea (Morning Glory) I attach myself to you, Affection
Jasmine (Indian) Love, Attachment
Jasmine (Yellow) Elegance, Grace, Modesty
Jasmine (Spanish) Sensuality
Japonica Symbol of love, Sincerity
Jerusalem Oak Your love is reciprocated
Jonquil Sympathy, Desire, Affection returned, Love me, Affection Returned
Juniper Chastity, Eternity
King’s Spear Regret
Kennedia Intellectual beauty
Laburnum Blackness
Lady’s Slipper Capricious beauty, Win me
Lucerne Life
Larkspur Lightness, An open heart, Levity
Larkspur (White) Happy-go-lucky, Joyful
Larkspur (Purple) Sweet disposition
Lantana Rigor
Lily Purity of heart, Majesty and Honor
Lemon Blossom I promise to be true, Fidelity in love
Lilac Pride,
Lily of the Valley Humility, Happiness, Tears of the Virgin Mary, Sweetness
Lotus Forgetful of the past, Estranged love
Laurel Glory
Lavender Devotion, Love
Marjoram Happiness, Joy
Madder Calumny
Magnolia Perseverance, Nobility
Marigold Sorrow, Jealousy, Caress, Pretty love, Affection, Sacred, Affection
Maidenhair Discretion
Manchineel Betrayal
Mimosa – Secret Love
Mugwort Happiness
Mulberry Prudence
Mallow Sweetness, Delicate beauty
Mandrake Scarcity
Myrtle Hebrew emblem of Marriage, Love
Maple Reserve
Nasturtium Victory in Battle, Conquest
Narcissus (White) Selfishness
Narcissus Stay as sweet as you are, Formality
Nightshade Truth
Nettle Cruelty
Nosegay Gallantry
Orchid (Cattleya) Mature charm
Orchid Symbol of many children in China, Refinement, Beauty, Love
Orange Blossom Eternal Love, Innocence, Marriage and Fruitfulness
Oak Hospitality
Osmunda Revere
Ophrys Spider Dexterity
Ophrys Fly Mistake
Olive Peace
Oleander Caution
Orange-Tree Generosity
Orange (Milkweed) Deceit
Phlox Harmony, A good partnership
Passion-Flower Belief
Peppermint Warmth of feeling, Cordiality
Periwinkle Sweet remembrance
Poppy (General) Imagination, Oblivion, Eternal sleep
Primrose (Evening) Inconstancy
Petunia Your presence soothes me, Anger, Resentment, Anger
Pansy Merriment, Thoughtful reflection
Peach Blossom I am your captive
Quaking Grass A symbol of agitation
Queen Anne’s Lace Fantasy
Rose (Red) Passion, Love
Rose (White) Purity, Virginity
Rose (Yellow) Infidelity, Jealousy
Rose (Coral) Desire
Rose (Pink) Grace and Sweetness, Secret love, Perfect happiness, Secret Love
Rose (Dark pink) Thankfulness
Rose (Pale pink) Joy, Grace
Rosebud (Red) Pure and Lovely
Rosemary Remembrance
Rhododendron I am dangerous, Danger, Beware
Sunflower (Tall) Pride, False riches
Sunflower (Dwarf) Adoration
Snowdrop Consolation, Hope
Sage Great respect, Wisdom, Female fidelity
Snapdragon Strength, Gracious lady
Satin-Flower Sincerity
Spider Flower Elope with me
Sweet-William Gallantry, Grant me one smile
Sweet Pea Thank you for a lovely time, Blissful pleasure, Departure, Good-by
Star of Bethlehem Reconciliation, Atonement
Tulip (General) Fame, Perfect lover, Flower Emblem of Holland
Tulip (Yellow) Hopeless love, There’s sunshine in your smile
Tulip (Variegated) Beautiful eyes
Tulip (Red) Declaration of love, Believe me
Thornapple I dreamed of thee
Tuberose Dangerous pleasures
Teasel Misanthropy
Trumpet Flower Separation
Valerian Accommodating disposition
Verbena Sensibility, Pray for me
Violet Modesty
Violet (White) Let´s take a chance
Violet (Blue) Love, Faithfulness, Watchfulness
Virgin’s-Bower Artifice
Venus Flytrap Caught at Last
Viscaria Will you dance with me?
Veronica Fidelity
Vervain Enchantment
Water Lily Purity of heart
Water Lily (Yellow) Growing indifference
Water Lily (White) Eloquence
Wallflower Lasting beauty, Fidelity, Faithful in adversity
Wisteria Welcome
Windflower Sincerity, Love, Abandonment
Witch Hazel A spell
Wild Rose-Tree Poetical person
Wood-Sorrel Joy
Whortleberry Treachery
Xeranthemum Cheerful in adversity
Yarrow Healing, Health
Yew Sadness
Zinnia Thoughts of absent friends
Zinnia (Yellow) Daily remembrance
Zinnia (Magenta) Lasting Affection
Zinnia (White) GoodnessSome of you may even want to understand the symbolism of each flower to be able to get a tattoo representing the symbolism. Whatever the reason, this list should help you find out what each flower means, and use its symbolism to express exactly how you feel.