The meaning of various flowers

I read this somewhere:

There is a traditional meaning attached to each flower, that stands with their own significance and importance.

Acacia = Friendship
Agapanthus = Secret Love
Amaryllis = Pride, Timidity, Splendid Beauty
Anemone = Forsaken
Aster = Afterthought
Azalea = First love, Temperance
Belles of Ireland = Good Luck
Bouvardia = Enthusiasm
Buttercup = Childishness
Caladium = Great joy and delight
Calla = Magnificent beauty
Camellia, Red = Unpretending excellence
Camellia, White = Perfected loveliness
Carnation, Red = Alas poor heart
Carnation, Pink = I’ll never forget you
Carnation, Purple = Capriciousness
Carnation, Striped = Sorry I can’t be with you
Carnation, White = Innocence
Carnation, Yellow = Disdain
Chrysanthemum, Red = Love
Chrysanthemum, White = Truth
Chrysanthemum, Yellow = Slighted love
Crocus = Youthful gladness
Daffodil = Regard, You are the only one
Daisy = Innocence
Dandelion = Rustic oracle
Fern = Fascination
Fleur-de-Lis = Flame: I burn
Forget-Me-Not = True love
Freesia = Innocence
Galax = Encouragement
Gardenia = You are lovely
Gladiolus = Strength of character
Lilac, Purple = First emotion of life
Lilac, White = Youthful innocence
Lily, Orange = Wealth
Lily, White = Sweetness
Lily, Yellow = Gaiety, walking on air
Lily of the Valley = Return of happiness
Lotus Flower = Estranged love
Magnolia = Love of nature
Marigold = Grief
Myrtle = Home, love
Narcissus = Egotism
Orangeblossom = Purity
Orchid = A belle
Pansy = Thoughts
Peony = Bashfulness
Queen Anne’s Lace = Haven
Rose = Love
Rose, Burgundy = Unconscious love
Rose, Deep Red = Bashful
Rose, Pink = Perfect happiness
Rose, White = I am worthy of you
Rose, Yellow = Decrease of love, Jealousy
Rose, Red & White together = Unity
Snapdragon = Presumption
Statice = Remembrance
Stephanotis = Happiness in marriage
Stock = Lasting beauty
Tulip = Fame
Tulip, Red = Declaration of love
Wall-Flower = Fidelity in adversity
Wax Flower = Riches
Yarrow = Healing

It made me think of the garland we had for our marriage:

It was Rose, Deep Red = Bashful and….

wait for it …



Marigold = Grief !!!!

Ha ha ha… I have never laughed so much …

Ok on a serious note… it wasn’t marigold… but don’t they usually show a marigold garland for marriages????

and hey … if u are about to get married… take care 😉
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I think Stephanotis is a good bet! (refer below)



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