Vsmart Extensions

Flowers & their Meanings

Flowers & their Meanings

Birthday Flowers

Colours of Flowers

Scientific Colour Choice

Star signs & Flowers

Photo Gallery of flowers

 


 

Flowers & their Meanings

ACACIA    Concealed Love, Beauty in Retirement, Chaste Love 
AGAPANTHUS    Secret Love
ALSTROEMERIA    Aspiring
AMARYLLIS Pride, Dramatic
AMBROSIA    Your Love is Given Back/Returned
ANEMONE    Forsaken, Sincerity, Fragile
APPLE BLOSSOM    Promise
ARBUTUS    Thee Only Do I Love
ASTER    Symbol of Love, Daintiness, Contentment
AZALEA    Abundance,  Fragile Passion, Chinese Symbol of Womanhood
BABY'S BREATH Festivity
BACHELOR BUTTON Single Blessedness, Anticipation
BEGONIA    Beware, Deep Thoughts
BELLS OF IRELAND Good Luck
BITTERSWEET    Truth
BLACK-EYED SUSAN Encouragement
BLUEBELL    Humility
CACTUS    Endurance
CALADIUM    Great joy and delight
CAMELLIA    Good luck gift for a man, Graciousness
CAMELLIA (PINK) Longing for you, Gratitude
CAMELLIA (RED) You're a Flame in My Heart, Flashy
CAMELLIA (WHITE) You're Adorable
CARNATION (GENERAL) Fascination, Woman Love
CARNATION (PINK) I'll Never Forget You
CARNATION (PURPLE) Capriciousness, Whimsical
CARNATION (RED) My Heart Aches For You, Admiration
CARNATION (SOLID COLOR) Yes
CARNATION (STRIPED) Refusal, Sorry I Can't Be With You, Wish I Could Be With You
CARNATION (WHITE) Sweet and Lovely, Innocence, Pure Love, Woman's Good Luck Gift, Rememberance
CARNATION (YELLOW) You Have Disappointed Me, Rejection
CATTAIL Peace, Prosperity
CHRYSANTHEMUM (BRONZE) EXCITEMENT
CHRYSANTHEMUM (GENERAL) You're a Wonderful Friend, Cheerfulness and Rest.
CHRYSANTHEMUM (RED) Sharing
CHRYSANTHEMUM (WHITE) Truth
CHRYSANTHEMUM (YELLOW) Secret Admirer
CROCUS Cheerfulness, Gladness, Foresight
CYCLAMEN Resignation and Good-bye
DAFFODIL Chilvary, Respect, 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
DELPHINIUM    Boldness
FERN    Magic, Fascination, Confidence and Shelter
FIR    Time
FLAX    Domestic Symbol
FORGET-ME-NOT True Love, Good Memories, Remember me forever
FORSYTHIA    Anticipation
FREESIA    Trust, Spirited
GARDENIA    Joy, You're Lovely, Secret Love
GERANIUM    Comfort
GINGER    Proud
GLADIOLUS    Strength of Character
GLOXINIA Love at First Sight
HEATHER (LAVENDER) Admiration, Solitude
HEATHER (WHITE) Protection, Wishes Will Come True
HIBISCUS Delicate Beauty
HOLLY Defence, Domestic Happiness
HONEYSUCKLE Happiness
HYACINTH (BLUE) Constancy
HYACINTH (GENERAL) Games and Sports, Rashness, Flower Dedicated to Apollo
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, Perserverance
IRIS    Fleur-de-lis, Emblem of France, Your Friendship Means so Much to Me, Inspiration
IVY    Wedded Love, Fidelity, Friendship, Affection
JASMINE    Grace, Elegance
JONQUIL    Love Me, Affection Returned, Desire, Sympathy, Desire for Affection Returned
LARKSPUR     Beaytufyk Sourut
LAVENDER    Distrust
LILAC    First Love
LILY (CALLA) Beauty, Regal
LILY (DAY) Coquetry, Chinese Emblem for Mother
LILY (EUCHARIS) Maiden Charms
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, Tears of the Virgin Mary, Return to Happiness, Humility, You've Made My Life Complete, beauty, gaiety
MAGNOLIA Nobility, Dignity
MARIGOLD    Cruelty, Grief, Jealousy
MISTLETOE    Kiss me, Affection, To Surmount Difficulties, Sacred Plant of India
MONKSHOOD    Beware, A Deadly Foe is Near
MOSS    Maternal Love, Charity
MYRTLE    Love, Hebrew Emblem of Marriage
NARCISSUS    Egotism, Formality, Stay as Sweet as You Are
NASTURTIUM    Conquest, Victory in Battle, Patriotism
OLEANDER    Caution
ORANGE BLOSSOM Innocence, Eternal Love, Marriage and Fruitfulness, Fertility
ORANGE MOCK Deceit
ORCHID    Love, Beauty, Refinement, Beautiful Lady, Chinese Symbol for Many Children, Thoughtful, Maturity, Charm
ORCHID (CATTLEYA) Mature Charm
PALM LEAVES Victory and Success
PANSY Loving Thoughts
PASSION FLOWER Passion
PEONY    Healing, Happy Life, Happy Marriage
PETUNIA    Resentment, Anger, Your Presence Sooths Me
PINE Hope, Pity
PRIMROSE    I Can't Live Without You
PRIMROSE (EVENING) Inconstancy
QUEEN ANNE'S LACE Delicate Femininity
RANUNCULUS Radiant
RHODODENDRON    Beware
ROSE (BRIDAL) Happy Love
ROSE (DARK CRIMSON) Mourning
ROSE (HIBISCUS) Delicate Beauty
ROSE (LEAF) You May Hope
ROSE (PINK) Perfect Happiness, Please Believe Me, Friendship
ROSE (RED) Love, I Love You, Passionate Love
ROSE (TEA) I'll Remember Always
ROSE (THORNLESS) Love at First Sight
ROSE (WHITE AND RED MIXED) Unity, Flower Emblem of England
ROSE (WHITE-DRIED) Death is Preferable to Loss of Virtue
ROSE (WHITE) Innocence and Purity, I am Worthy of You, You're Heavenly, Secrecy and Silence
ROSE (YELLOW) Decrease of Love, Jealousy, Try to Care
ROSEBUD Beauty and Youth, A Heart Innocent of Love
ROSEBUD (MOSS) Confessions of Love
ROSEBUD (RED) Pure and Lovely
ROSEBUD (WHITE) Girlhood
ROSES (Bouquet of Mature Blooms) Gratitude
ROSES (Single Full Bloom) I Love You, I Still Love You
SMILAX Loveliness
SNAPDRAGON Deception, Gracious Lady, Presumptuous
SPIDER FLOWER Elope with Me
STAR OF BETHELEM Hope
SATICE Success
STEPHANOTIS Happiness in Marriage, Desire to Travel
STOCK Bonds of Affection, Promptness, You'll Always Be Beautiful to Me
SUNFLOWER Pride, Sunshine, Adoration
SWEETPEA Good-bye, Departure, Blissful Pleasure, Thank You for a Lovely Time, Shyness
TUBEROSE Pleasure
TULIP (GENERAL) Perfect Lover, Frame, Flower Emblem of Holland
TULIP (PINK) Caring
TULIP (PURPLE) Royalty
TULIP (RED) Believe Me, Declaration of Love
TULIP (VARIEGATED) Beautiful Eyes
TULIP (WHITE) Forgiveness
TULIP (YELLOW) There's Sunshine in Your Smile, Hopelessly in Love
VIOLET Modesty
VIOLET (BLUE) Watchfulness, Faithfulness, I'll Always Be True
VIOLET (WHITE) Let's Take a Chance
VISCARIA Dance With Me
WISTERIA Welcome, Steadfast
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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Birthday Flower    

Most people have heard of Birthstones, well the following list is of Birthflowers.   

JANUARY    Carnation, Snowdrop
FEBRUARY Primrose, Violet, Iris
MARCH Jonquil, Violet, Daffodil
APRIL Daisy, Sweet Pea, Peonies
MAY Hawthorn, Lily of the Valley, Lily
JUNE Honeysuckle, Rose
JULY Larkspur, Water Lily, Delphinium
AUGUST Gladiolus, Poppy, Dahlia, Gladiolus
SEPTEMBER Aster, Morning Glory, Forget-me-not
OCTOBER Calendula, Cosmos
NOVEMBER Chrysanthemum
DECEMBER Holly, Narcissus, Poinsettia
   
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Colours
Some suggestions in choosing the right coloured flowers for the right occasion.    
These traditional colour choices mainly apply to roses and could be applied to other flower types.   

Red roses Romantic love
Purple roses Signify that the giver has fallen in love with the recipient at first sight
Coral and orange roses Signal desire
Yellow roses Joy and friendship
Pink roses Gratitude and appreciation
Light pink roses Feelings of admiration and sympathy
Peach Can signify either sympathy or gratitude
White roses Reverence and humility
   
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Scientific Colour Choice    
People respond differently to colours in different ways - on a subconscious, emotional level - specific colours have different effects on the human brain:   
Black self-confidence, power, strength   
Blue calming, lowers blood pressure
Green soothing, relaxing mentally as well as physically, helps those suffering from depression, anxiety, nervousness
Violet provides a peaceful environment
Pink relaxes, relieves tension, soothing
Yellow energizes, relieves depression
Orange energizes, stimulates 
Red stimulates brain wave activity, increases heart rate, respirations and blood pressure
   
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Star signs
Aries   

Aries are a Fire Sign which means they are passionate, enthusiastic, adventurous    
Flowers & Plants for an Aries: Opuntia cactus (prickly pear), celosia (cockscomb), thorn-bearing shrubs, red roses, tulips, red peppers, amaryllis

Taurus   

Taurians are Earth Signs which means they are home-loving, conventional, gourmand    
Flowers & Plants for a Taurus: sweet William (Dianthus barbatus), scented stock, fruit-bearing trees, lavender, lilac, aster, lily of the valley, sweet pea   

Gemini   

Gemini is an Air Sign and they are talkative, lively, intellectual    
Flowers & Plants for Geminis include: Solanum (Winter cherries), ranunculus, maidenhair fern (Addiantum), solidago (goldenrod), acacia (mimosa, wattle), daffodil, nut-bearing trees, cactus

Cancer   

Cancerians are Water Signs meaning they are secretive, protective, caring    
Flowers & Plants for the Cancerians are: cornflower (Centaurea cyanus), Ammi (Queen Anne's lace), delphinium, ferns, plumbago, passionflower, hydrangea, iris

Leo   

The mighty Leo is a Fire Sign, they are extrovert, faithful, larger than life    
Leo's Flowers & Plants are: safflower (Carthamus), croton, Joseph's coat (Codiaeum), marigold, gerbera, crocosmia, dahlia, clivia, sunflower   

Virgo   

Virgo comes under the Earth Sign and they are generally practical, modest, perfectionist    
Virgo Flower & Plant choices include: monkshood (Aconitum), hypericum ( St John's wort), chrysanthemum, eucalyptus, veronica, violet, ivy, thistle   

Libra   

Librans are Air Signs, they are elegant, diplomatic, romantic    
Libran Flowers & Plants are: chincherinchee (Ornithogalum), Moluccella (bells of Ireland), Cymbidium orchid, gardenia, tea roses, tuberose, freesia, gladiolus   

Scorpio   

The Scorpio is a Water Sign. The Scorpio is sensual, determined, dangerous    
Flowers & Plants for Scorpio include: venus fly trap (Dionaea), Alpinia (pink ginger), Amaranthus (love lies bleeding), red hot poker (Kniphofia), hibiscus, peony, cactus, anthurium 

Sagittarius

Sagittarius is a Fire Sign, they are straightforward, optimistic, playful    
Sagittarian Flowers & Plants include: Eremurus (foxtail lily), eustoma (lisianthus), Liatris (blazing star), carnation, crocus, muscari, berried plants, allium   

Capricorn   

Capricorns come under the Earth Sign, they are hard-working, ambitious, respectable    
Capricorn Flowers & Plants are: statice, holly, African violet, ivy, philodendron, kentia palm, snowdrop, jasmine   

Aquarius   

The Aquarians fall under the Air Sign they are forward-looking, unconventional, independent    
Aquarian Flowers & Plants include: Eryngium (sea holly), arum lily (Zantedeschia), bird of paradise (Strelitzia), pitcher plant (Sarracenia), banksia, protea, yucca, aloe   

Pisces    Pisceans are Water Signs, they are intuitive, humorous, compassionate    
Flowers & Plants for the Pisces include: madonna lily (Lilium candidum), Euphorbia marginata, Cyperus (papyrus), stephanotis, jasmine, lilac, narcissus, gypsophila
   
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Photo Gallery of flowers

Agapanthus.jpgAlstroemeria.jpgAmaryllis.jpgAzalea.jpgBabysBreath.jpgBachelorButton.jpgBegonia.jpgBlackEyedSusan.jpgCallaLily.jpgCamelia.jpgCarnation.jpgCrocus.jpgDaffodil.jpgDahlia.jpgDaisy.jpgDelphinium.jpgEchinops.jpgEryngium.jpgEucharis.jpgEustoma.jpgFern.jpgForgetMeNot.jpgFreesia.jpgGardenia.jpgGeranium.jpgGinger.jpgGladiolus.jpgGreenCymbidium.jpgHibiscus.jpgHyacinth.jpgHydangea.jpgIris.jpgIvy.jpgJasmine.jpgJonquil.jpgLarkspur.jpgLavender.jpgLilac.jpgLilyoftheValley.jpgMagnolia.jpgMarigold.jpgMistletoe.jpgMyrtle.jpgNarcissus.jpgNasturtium.jpgNerine.jpgNigella.jpgOleander.jpgOrangeBlossom.jpgOriganum.jpgOrnithogalum.jpgPassionFlower.jpgPeony.jpgPetunia.jpgProtea.jpgQueenAnnesLace.jpgRanunculus.jpgRhododendron.jpgRoseSpray.jpgRudbeckia.jpgSatice.jpgSnapdragon.jpgSpiderFlower.jpgStarofBethelem.jpgTanacetum.jpgTrachelium.jpgTuberose.jpgTulips.jpgVanda.jpgViburmum.jpgViolet.jpgViscaria.jpgWisteria.jpgZantedeschia.jpgZinnia.jpg

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