Flower Names and Meanings

What Does Your Bridal Bouquet Signify?

Before you make your final decision on your floral arrangements and bouquets, you may like to learn exactly what flower names and meanings they represent.

Learn not only what single flowers represent, but what two flowers entwined together signify. Many flowers also have variations which alters their flower meaning, such variegated tulips, carnations, and more. Read through the list and find out what your favorite flower has in store for you.

Flower Name

Meaning

Flower Name

Meaning

Acacia

Friendship

Marjoram

Blushes, mirth

Acorn

Life, immortality

Mint

Virtue

Allium

Unity

Mistletoe

Affection

Alyssum

Incomparable worth

Monskhood

Chivalry

Amaryllism

Pride, Beauty

Morning Glory

Affection

Ambrosia

Reciprocated love

Moss

Charity, maternal love

Anemone

Forsaken

Myrtle

Love, home

Angelica

Inspiration

Narcissus

Egotism

Apple Bloosom

Preference

Oleander

Caution

Arbutus

Thee only do I love

Orange Blossom

Purity, eternal love, marriage

Arum Lily

Ardor

Orange Flower

Chastity

Aster

Variety

Orchid

Love, beauty

Azalea

First love

Pansy

Thoughts, consideration

Bachelor's Button

Celibacy, hope

Peach Blossoms

I am your captive

Begonia

Beware

Peony

Happy life

Bluebell

Humility

Petunia

Resentment, anger

Bridal Rose

Happy love

Phlox

Our souls are united

Buttercup

Riches, childishness

Pine

Hope, pray

Camellia (red)

You are a flame in my heart

Polyanthus

Price of riches

Carnation (Pink)

I'll never forget you

Poppy (Red)

Pleasure

Carnation (Red)

My heart aches for you

Poppy (White)

Consolation, eternal sleep

Carnation (White)

Innocence

Poppy (Yellow)

Wealth, success

Carnation (Yellow)

Rejection

Primrose

I can't live without you

China Rose

Ever new beauty

Primrose (Evening)

Inconsistency

Chrysanthemum (Red)

I love you

Purple Clover

Husbandry, thrift

Chrysanthemum (White)

Truth

Queen Anne's Lace

Haven

Chrysanthemum (Yellow)

Sighted love

Quince

Temptation

Clematis

Mental beauty

Ranunculus

Radiant with charm

Clover

Good luck

Rhododendron

Danger

Coral Bells

Challenge

Rose (Bridal)

Happy love

Coreposis

Always cheerful

Rose (Dark crimson

Mourning

Cosmos

Modesty

Rose (Dark pink)

Thank you

Crocus

Youthful gladness

Rose (Peach)

Enthusiasm, desire

Cyclamen

Good-bye

Rose (Pink)

Perfect, you're lovely

Daffodil

Unrequited love

Rose (Red)

I love you

Dahlia

Dignity, elegance

Rose (White)

Innocence, secrecy

Daisy

Innocent

Rose (Wild)

Simplicity

Daisy (Garden)

Sentiments shared

Rose (Yellow)

Joy, friendship, jealousy

Dandelion

Faithfulness, happiness

Rosebuds (Red)

Purity

Dogwood

Love undiminished

Rosebuds (White)

Youth

Fern

Magic, fascination

Rosemary

Sweet remembrance

Fern (Maiden hair)

Secret bond of love

Sage

Domestic Virtue

Foxglove

Insincerity

Smilax

Loveliness

Gardenia

Secret love

Snapdragon

Deception, gracious lady

Geranium

I prefer you, folly

Spider Flower

Elope with me

Geranium (Ivy)

Bridal favor

Spirea

Victory, conceit

Gladiolus

Sincerity

Star of Bethlehem

Purity

Heather (Lavender)

Admiration

Statice

Sympathy, remembrance

Heather (White)

Protection, wishes come true

Stephanotis

Happiness in marriage

Hibiscus

Delicate beauty

Stock

Lasting love

Holly

Domestic happiness, festivity

Sunflower

Adoration

Hollyhock

Ambition

Sweet Peas

Good-bye, blissful pleasure

Honeysuckle

Country beauty

Sweet William

Gallantry, bravery

Hyacinth (Blue)

Constancy

Tansy (Wild)

Declaration

Hyacinth (Purple)

Please forgive me

Thyme

Activity

Hyacinth (Red/Pink)

Playful

Tiger Flower

Befriend me

Hyacinth (White)

Loveliness

Tuberose

Illicit pleasures

Iris

A message for thee

Tulip (Red)

Believe in me

Ivy

Wedded love

Tulip (Variegated)

Beautiful eyes

Jasmine

Social

Tulip (Yellow)

Hopeless love

Jonquil (daffodil)

Desire

Veronica

Fidelity

Lady's Slipper

Flighty

Violet (Blue)

Watchfulness, I'll always be true

Larkspur (Pink)

Fickleness

Violet (Purple)

Faithfulness

Lavender

Devotion, cautious

Violet (White)

Let's take a chance

Lilac (Purple)

First love

Viscaria

Will you dance with me?

Lilac (White)

Youth

Water Lily

Purity of heart

Lily (Day)

Coquetry

Wheat

Friendliness, fertility

Lily (Tiger)

Wealth, pride

White rose bud

Awakening love

Lily (White)

Purity, virginity

Zinnia (Magenta)

Lasting affection

Lilly of the Valley

Increased happiness, sweetness

Zinnia (Mixed)

Thinking of an absent friend

Lotus Flower

Rejected love

Zinnia (Scarlet)

Constancy

Magnolia

Love of nature, nobility

Zinnia (White)

Goodness

Marigold

Cruelty, jealousy

Zinnia (Yellow)

Daily remembrance

Flower Names and Meanings: What Does Your Bridal Bouquet Signify? by Rose Smith
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