Sunday, November 21, 2010

Wedding Flowers and Meanings
I'm sure some of you won't think of using just roses for your wedding ceremony. =) There are such a lot types of flowers that has good, romantic meanings as well.

wedding flowers and meanings

Acacia: Friendship
Acorn: Life, immmortalitiy
Allium: Unity
Alyssum: Incomparable worth
Amaranthus: Constancy and fidelity
Amaryllis: Pride, pastoral beauty
Ambrosia: Reciprocated love
Anemone: Abandonment, forsakenness, sincerity, fragility
Angleica: Inspiration
Apple Blossom: Preference
Arbutus: The only do I love
Arum Lily: Ardor
Aster: Variety
Azalea: First love

Bachelor's Hope: Celibacy, hope
Bluebell: Humility
Bridal Rose: Happy love
Buttercup: Riches, childishness

Camellia (red): You're a flame in my heart
Carnation (pink): I'll never forget you
Carnation (white): Innocence
China Rose: Ever new beauty
Chrysanthemum: Happiness and long life
Chrysanthemum (White): Truth
Chrysanthemum (Yellow): Secret admirer
Chrysanthemum (Red): Love, I love you
Clematis: Mental beauty
Clover: Good luck
Coral Bells: Challenge
Coreposis: Always cheerful
Cosmos: Modesty
Crocus: Youthful gladness
Cyclamen: Goodbye

Daffodil (a.k.a. Narcissus): Respect, good fortune, chivalry, unrequited love
Dahlia: Dignity, elegance
Daisy: Innocence, loyal love, purity
Daisy (garden): Sentiments shared
Dandelion: Faithfulness, happiness
Dogwood: Love undiminished

Fern: Magic, fascination
Fern (Maiden Hair): Secret bond of love
Forget-Me-Not: Faithful love and memory, true love
Foxglove: Insincerity

Gardenia: Secret love
Gerenium: I prefer you, folly
Geranium (ivy): Bridal favor
Gladiolus: Sincerity

Heather (lavender): Admiration
Heather (white): Protection, wishes come true
Hibiscus: Delicate beauty
Holly: Domestic happiness, beauty
Hollyhock: Ambition
Honeysuckle: Country beauty
Hyacinth (Blue): Constancy
Hyacinth (purple): Please forgive me
Hyacinth (red/pink): Playful
Hyacinth (white): Loveliness

Iris: Faith and wisdom, inspiration
Ivy: Fidelity, wedded love, affection 

Jasmine: Social
Jonquil (daffodil): Desire

Lady's Slipper: Flighty
Larkspur (pink): Fickleness
Lavender: Devotion, cautious
Lilac (purple): First love
Lilac (white): Youth
Lily: Purity and sweetness
Lily(day): Coquetry
Lily (tiger): Wealth, pride
Lily (white): Purity, virginity
Lily of the Valley: Renewed/ increased happiness, sweetness and humility
Lotus Flower: Rejected love

Magnolia: Love of nature, nobility
Marigold: Cruelty, jealousy
Marjoram: Blushes, mirth
Mint: Virtue
Mistletoe: Affection
Monskhood: Chivalry
Morning Glory: Affection
Moss: Charity, maternal love
Myrtle: Love, home

Narcissus: Egotism

Oleander: Caution
Orange Blossom: Purity, eternal love, marriage
Orange Flower: Chastity
Orchid: Love and beauty 

Pansy: Thoughts, consideration
Peach Blossoms: I am your captive
Peony: Happiness and prosperity
Petunia: Resentment, anger
Phlox: Our souls are united
Pine: Hope, pray
Polyanthus: Price of riches
Poppy (red): Pleasure
Poppy (white): Consolation, eternal sleep
Poppy (yellow): Wealth, success
Primrose (evening): Inconsistency
Purple Clover: Husbandry, thrift

Queen Anne's Lace: Haven
Quince: Temptation

Ranunculus: Radiant with charm
Rhododendron: Danger
Rose (bridal): Happy love
Rose (dark crimson): Mourning
Rose (dark pink): Thank you
Rose (peach): Enthusiasm, desire
Rose (pink): Perfect, you're lovely
Rose (Red): I love you, love and desire
Rose (White): Secrecy, purity and innocence
Rose (wild): Simplicity
Rose (yellow): Joy, friendship, jealousy
Rosebuds (red): Purity
Rosebuds (white): Youth
Rosemary: Sweet remembrance

Sage: Domestic virtue
Smilax: Loveliness
Snapdragon: Deception, gracious lady
Spider Flower: Elope with me
Spirea: Victory, conceit
Star of Bethlehem: Purity
Statice: Sympathy, remembrance
Stephanotis: Happiness in marriage
Stock: Lasting love
Sunflower: Adoration
Sweet Pea: Departure, good-bye, blissful pleasure
Sweet William: Gallantry, bravery
Sunflower: Devoted admiration, loyal and self-sacrificing love, warmth and nourishment

Tansy (wild): Declaration
Thyme: Activity
Tiger Flower: Befriend me
Tuberose: Illicit pleasures
Tulip: True love
Tulip (red): Believe in me
Tulip (variegated): Beautiful eyes
Tulip (yellow): Hopeless love

Veronica: Fidelity
Violet: Modesty
Violet (blue): Watchfulness, I'll always be true
Violet (purple): Faithfulness
Violet (white): Let's take a chance
Viscaria: Will you dance with me?

Water Lily: Purity of heart
Wheat: Friendliness, fertility
White Rose Bud: Awakening love

Zinnia (magenta): Lasting affection
Zinnia (mixed): Thoughts of absent friends, thoughts of absent friends
Zinnia (Scarlet): Constancy
Zinnia (white): Goodness
Zinnia (yellow): Daily remembrance

Source was from Real Simple and Wedding Themes =)

Shine on,


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