Flowers, Love and What It Really Means for Valentine’s Day


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The flowers that arrive on Valentine’s Day all over the world, are beautiful, however, you may be surprised to learn that virtually every flower has a meaning. The language of flowers is not something that has been created as a commercial novelty by florist, but rather has been present down through the centuries. Everyone from lovers to warring families have used flowers as a means of communication. Generally those who are looking to woo that special someone on Valentine’s Day are looking, for flowers that communicate love or warmth. So before you pick out your next Valentine’s Day bouquet, here are some of the flowers that mean love-

  • Acacia: Means concealed or chaste love.
  • Agapanthus: Use for love letters
  • Allspice: Means compassion
  • Alstromeria: Used to denote wealth, prosperity or fortune.
  • Alyssum: Used to tell someone that they have worth beyond beauty.
  • Ambrosia-Used to let someone know that their love is reciprocated.
  • Baby’s breath: This flower is sent as a symbol of innocent love.
  • Balsam: This flower is a sign of ardent love.
  • Calla Lily: This flower is the sign of the sixth wedding anniversary and denotes beauty within love.
  • Camellia, Pink: This is sent to let someone know you are longing for them.
  • Camellia, Red: This flower is sent to let someone know that you have a flame for them.
  • Daffodil: This flower is the sign of unrequited love. It is also associated with the tenth wedding anniversary, and is the birth flower for March.
  • Daisy: This flower is sent as a sign of loyal love, or love that conquers all. It is also associated with the fifth wedding anniversary.
  • Forget-Me-Not-This flower is also sent as a sign of true love.
  • Gardenia: This flower is sent to say that you have a sweet and secret love.
  • Hyacinth, Purple: This flower is sent to ask for forgiveness, from your love.
  • Iris: This flower is the symbol of the 25th wedding anniversary and denotes long lasting love.
  • Iris, Yellow: This flower shows passion for the one you love.
  • Iris, White: This flower is to show purity to the one you love.
  • Jack in the Pulpit: This flower is associated with the seventh wedding anniversary.
  • Lady’s Slipper: This flower is also sent to ask for another’s heart.
  • Larkspur: This flower is sent show an ardent love and is also the birth flower for July.
  • Larkspur, Pink: This flower is sent to show a fickle love.
  • Larkspur, Purple: This flower is sent to a first love.
  • Marigold: This flower is sent as a sign of jealous love.
  • Mistletoe: This flower is sent to another as a sign of affection.
  • Orange Blossoms/Flowers: This flower shows an eternal love and denotes marriage and fertility. It is often carried in wedding bouquets.
  • Pansy: This flower means that the one you love is being thought about. It is often associated with the 1st wedding anniversary.
  • Pear Blossoms: This flower is to show affection.
  • Peony: This flower is sent to show a happy married love and is also associated with the 12th wedding anniversary.
  • Phlox: This flower is sent to show a unity in love.
  • Rose: Perhaps the most widely given flower, this flower is the ultimate symbol of love. It has been a symbol of love since ancient times, and is associated with the 15th wedding anniversary. It is also known as the birth flower of June.
  • Rose, Coral: This flower is sent to show desire.
  • Rose, Lavender: This flower is sent to show love at first sight.
  • Rose, Moss: This is sent as a confession of love.
  • Rose, Red: This is the ultimate symbol of love and passion. Sending it says that you love someone with a pure and loyal heart.


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