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Vanessa Diffenbaugh's Dictionary of Flowers H thru Z

 

Tulips In Back Bay Boston

Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) . . .Hope
Hazel (Corylus) . . . Reconciliation
Heath (Erica) . . . Solitude
Heather (Calluna vulgaris) . . .Protection
Helenium (Helenium) . . . Tears
Heliotrope (Heliotropium) . . . Devoted affection
Hibiscus (Hibiscus) . . . Delicate beauty
Holly (Ilex) . . . Foresight
Hollyhock (Alcea) . . . Ambition
Honesty (Lunaria annua) . . . Honesty
Honeysuckle (Lonicera) . . . Devotion
Hyacinth, blue (Hyacinthus orientalis) . . .Constancy
Hyacinth, purple (Hyacinthus orientalis) . . . Please forgive me
Hyacinth, white (Hyacinthus orientalis) . . . Beauty
Hydrangea (Hydrangea) . . . Dispassion
I
Ice plant (Carpobrotus chilensis) . . . Your looks freeze me
Impatiens (Impatiens) . . . Impatience
Iris (Iris) . . . Message
Ivy (Hedera helix) . . . Fidelity
J
Jacob’s ladder (Polemonium) . . . Come down
Jasmine, Carolina (Gelsemium sempervirens) . . . Separation
Jasmine, Indian (Jasminum multiflorum) . . . Attachment
Jasmine, white (Jasminum officinale) . . .Amiability
Jonquil (Narcissus jonquilla) . . . Desire
L
Laburnum (Laburnum anagyroides) . . .Pensive beauty
Lady’s slipper (Cypripedium) . . .Capricious beauty
Lantana (Lantana) . . . Rigor
Larch (Larix decidua) . . . Audacity
Larkspur (Consolida) . . . Lightness
Laurel (Laurus nobilis) . . . Glory and success

Lavender (Lavandula) . . . Mistrust
Lemon (Citrus limon) . . . Zest
Lemon blossom (Citrus limon) . . .Discretion
Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) . . .Coldheartedness
Liatris (Liatris) . . . I will try again
Lichen (Parmelia) . . . Dejection
Lilac (Syringa) . . . First emotions of love
Lily (Lilum) . . . Majesty
Lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis) . . .Return of happiness
Linden tree (Tilia) . . . Conjugal love
Lisianthus (Eustoma) . . . Appreciation
Lobelia (Lobelia) . . . Malevolence
Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) . . . Purity
Love-in-a-mist (Nigella damascena) . . .Perplexity
Love-lies-bleeding (Amaranthus caudatus) . . . Hopeless but not helpless
Lungwort (Pulmonaria) . . . You are my life
Lupine (Lupinus) . . . Imagination
M
Magnolia (Magnolia) . . . Dignity
Marigold (Calendula) . . . Grief
Marjoram (Origanum) . . . Blushes
Marsh marigold (Caltha palustris) . . .Desire for riches
Meadow saffron (Colchicum autumnale) . . . My best days are past
Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) . . .Uselessness
Michealmas daisy (Aster amellus) . . .Farewell
Mignonette (Reseda odorata) . . . Your qualities surpass your charms
Mimosa (Mimosa) . . . Sensitivity
Mistletoe (Viscum) . . . I surmount all obstacles
Mock orange (Pittosporum undulatum) . . . Counterfeit
Monkshood (Aconitum) . . . Chivalry
Morning glory (Ipomoea) . . . Coquetry
Moss (Bryopsida) . . . Maternal love
Mullein (Verbascum) . . . Take courage
Mustard (Brassica) . . . I am hurt
Myrtle (Myrtus) . . . Love
N
Narcissus (Narcissus) . . . Self-love
Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus) . . .
Patriotism
Nettle (Urtica) . . . Cruelty

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O
Oats (Avena sativa) . . . The witching soul of music
Oleander (Nerium oleander) . . . Beware
Olive (Olea europaea) . . . Peace
Orange (Citrus sinensis) . . . Generosity
Orange blossom (Citrus sinensis) . . .Your purity equals your loveliness
Orchid (Orchidaceae) . . . Refined beauty
Oregano (Origanum vulgare) . . . Joy
P
Pansy (Viola) . . . Think of me
Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) . . .Festivity
Passionflower (Passiflora) . . . Faith
Peach (Prunus persica) . . . Your charms are unequaled
Peach blossom (Prunus persica) . . . I am your captive
Pear (Pyrus) . . . Affection
Pear blossom (Pyrus) . . . Comfort
Peony (Paeonia) . . . Anger
Peppermint (Mentha) . . . Warmth of feeling
Periwinkle (Vinca minor) . . . Tender recollections
Persimmon (Diospyros kaki) . . . Bury me amid nature’s beauty
Petunia (Petunia) . . . Your presence soothes me
Phlox (Phlox) . . . Our souls are united
Pineapple (Ananas comosus) . . . You are perfect
Pink (Dianthus) . . . Pure love
Plum (Prunus domestica) . . . Keep your promises
Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) . . .Be of good cheer
Polyanthus (Primula) . . . Confidence
Pomegranate (Punica granatum) . . .Foolishness
Pomegranate blossom (Punica granatum) . . . Mature elegance
Poplar, black (Populus nigra) . . .Courage
Poplar, white (Populus alba) . . . Time
Poppy (Papaver) . . . Fantastic extravagance
Potato (Solanum tuberosum) . . .Benevolence
Potato vine (Solanum jasminoides) . . .You are delicious
Primrose (Primula) . . . Childhood
Protea (Protea) . . . Courage
Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) . . . Strength and health
Q
Queen Anne’s lace (Ammi majus) . . .Fantasy
Quince (Cydonia oblonga) . . .Temptation
R
Ranunculus (Ranunculus asiaticus) . . .You are radiant with charms
Raspberry (Rubus) . . . Remorse
Redbud (Cercis) . . . Betrayal
Rhododendron (Rhododendron) . . .Beware
Rhubarb (Rheum) . . . Advice
Rose, burgundy (Rosa) . . . Unconscious beauty
Rose, moss (Rosa) . . . Confession of love
Rose, orange (Rosa) . . . Fascination
Rose, pale peach (Rosa) . . . Modesty
Rose, pink (Rosa) . . . Grace
Rose, purple (Rosa) . . . Enchantment
Rose, red (Rosa) . . . Love
Rose, white (Rosa) . . . A heart unacquainted with love
Rose, yellow (Rosa) . . . Infidelity
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) . . .
Remembrance
S
Saffron (Crocus sativus) . . . Beware of excess
Sage (Salvia officinalis) . . . Good health and long life
Saint-John’s-wort (Hypericum perforatum) . . . Superstition
Saxifraga (Saxifraga) . . . Affection
Scabiosa (Scabiosa) . . . Unfortunate love
Scarlet Pimpernel (Anagallis arvensis) . . .Change
Snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus) . . .Presumption
Snowdrop (Galanthus) . . . Consolation and hope
Sorrel (Rumex acetosa) . . . Parental affection
Speedwell (Veronica) . . . Fidelity
Spirea (Spiraea) . . . Victory
Star-of-Bethlehem (Ornithogalum umbellatum) . . .Purity
Starwort (Stellaria) . . . Welcome
Stephanotis (Stephanotis floribunda) . . .Happiness in marriage
Stock (Malcolmia maritima) . . . You will always be beautiful to me
Stonecrop (Sedum) . . . Tranquility
Strawberry (Fragaria) . . . Perfection
Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) . . . False riches
Sweet briar (Rosa rubiginosa) . . .Simplicity
Sweet pea (Lathyrus odoratus) . . .Delicate pleasures
Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus) . . .Gallantry

Tansy (Tanacetum) . . . I declare war against you
Thistle, common (Cirsium) . . .Misanthropy
Thrift (Armeria) . . . Sympathy
Thyme (Thymus) . . . Activity
Trachelium (Trachelium) . . . Neglected beauty
Trillium (Trillium) . . . Modest beauty
Trumpet vine (Campsis radicans) . . .Fame
Tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa) . . .Dangerous pleasures
Tulip (Tulipa) . . . Declaration of love
Turnip (Brassica rapa) . . . Charity

Verbena (Verbena) . . . Pray for me
Vetch (Vicia) . . . I cling to thee
Violet (Viola) . . . Modest worth
W
Wallflower (Cheiranthus) . . . Fidelity in adversity
Water lily (Nymphaea) . . . Purity of heart
Waxflower (Hoya) . . . Susceptibility
Wheat (Triticum) . . . Prosperity
White Monte Casino (Aster) . . .Patience
Willow herb (Epilobium) . . . Pretension
Winter cherry (Physalis alkekengi) . . .Deception
Wisteria (Wisteria) . . . Welcome
Witch hazel (Hamamelis) . . . A spell
Y
Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) . . . Cure for a broken heart
Z
Zinnia (Zinnia) . . . I mourn your absence

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