Language of Flowers

Lovely and delightfully aromatic, flowers speak their own natural language. The romantic and chivalrous experience of Paris is greatly enhanced by the use of these treasures. In role-play, the givers of these gifts, as well as the receiver, would do well to note the powerful messages they send. One would not want to give someone they wish to court a wrong message by giving them a floral gift meaning hatred.


THE FLOWERS
Amaryllis Pride, pastoral poetry
Aster Symbol of love, daintiness
Azalea Take care of yourself for me, temperance, fragile passion
Baby's Breath Innocence, pure of heart
Bachelor Button Single blessedness
Begonia Beware
Bells of Ireland Good luck
Bittersweet Truth
Bluebell Humility
Bouquet of Withered Flowers Rejected love
Camellia, General Admiration, perfection, good luck gift for a man
Camellia, Pink Longing for you
Camellia, Red You're a flame in my heart
Camellia, White You're adorable
Carnation, General Fascination, women love
Carnation, Pink I'll never forget you
Carnation, Red My heart aches for you, admiration
Carnation, Purple Capriciousness
Carnation, Solid Colour Yes
Carnation, Striped No, refusal, sorry I can't be with you
Carnation, White Sweet & lovely, innocence, pure love, woman's good luck gift
Carnation, Yellow You have disappointed me, rejection
Chrysanthemum, General You're a wonderful friend, cheerfulness, rest
Chrysanthemum, Red I love you
Chrysanthemum, White Truth
Chrysanthemum, Yellow Slighted love
Columbine Folly, resolution
Crocus Cheerfulness
Daffodil You're the only one, the sun is always shining when I'm with you
Daisy Innocence, loyal love, I'll never tell, purity
Dandelion Faithfulness, happiness
Flax Domestic symbol
Forget-me-not True love, memories
Forsythia Anticipation
Freesia Trust, sweetness
Gardenia You're lovely, secret love
Geranium Stupidity, folly
Gladioli Give me a break...I'm really sincere
Heather, Lavender Admiration, solitude
Heather, White Protection, wishes will come true
Holly Defense, domestic happiness
Hyacinth, General Games & sports, rashness
Hyacinth, Blue Constancy
Hyacinth, Purple I am sorry, please forgive me, sorrow
Hyacinth, Red or Pink Play
Hyacinth, White Loveliness, I'll pray for you
Hyacinth, Yellow Jealousy
Hydrangea Thank you for understanding, frigidity, heartlessness
Iris Fleur-de-lis, your friendship means so much to me, faith, hope, wisdom and valor, my compliments
Ivy Wedded love, fidelity, friendship, affection
Jonquil Love me, affection returned, desire, sympathy, desire for affection returned
Larkspur, Pink Fickleness
Lily, Calla Beauty
Lily, Orange Hatred
Lily, Tiger Wealth, pride
Lily, White Virginity, purity, majesty, it's heavenly to be with you
Lily, Yellow I'm walking on air, false and gay
Lily-of-the-Valley Sweetness, return to happiness, humility, you've made my life complete
Magnolia Nobility
Marigold Cruelty, grief, jealousy
Mistletoe Kiss me, affection, to surmount difficulties
Monkshood Beware, a deadly foe is near
Narcissus Egotism, formality, stay as sweet as you are
Oleander Caution
Orange Blossom Innocence, eternal love, marriage, fruitfulness
Orchid Love, beauty, refinement, beautiful lady
Peony Shame, gay life, happy marriage
Petunia Resentment, anger, your presence soothes me
Poppy, Red Pleasure
Poppy, White Consolation
Poppy, Yellow Wealth, success
Primrose I can't live without you
Rose, Bridal Happy love
Rose, Christmas Tranquilize my anxiety, anxiety
Rose, Damask Persian ambassador of love
Rose, Dark Crimson Mourning
Rose, Pink Perfect happiness, please believe me
Rose, Red Love, I love you
Rose, Tea I'll remember always
Rose, White Innocence and purity, I am worthy of you, you're heavenly, secrecy and silence
Rose, Thornless Love at first sight
Rose, White and Red Together Unity
Rose, Yellow Decrease of love, jealousy, try to care
Rosebud, General Beauty & youth, a heart innocent of love
Rosebud, Red Pure and lovely
Rosebud, White Girlhood
Roses, Bouquet in Full Bloom Gratitude
Roses, Single Full Bloom I love you, I still love you
Roses, Garland or Crown Beware of virtue, reward of merit
Snapdragon Deception, gracious lady
Sweetpea Goodbye, departure, blissful pleasure, thank you for a lovely time
Tulip, General Perfect lover, fame
Tulip, Red Believe me, declaration of love
Tulip, Variegated Beautiful eyes
Tulip, Yellow There's sunshine in your smile
Violet, General Modesty
Violet, Blue Watchfulness, faithfulness, I'll always be true
Violet, White Let's take a chance on happiness
Zinnia, Magenta Lasting affection
Zinnia, Mixed Thinking (or in memory) of an absent friend
Zinnia, Scarlet Constancy
Zinnia, White Goodness
Zinnia, Yellow Daily remembrance



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