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  • 1. FlowerMeaningsFlower & Plant Information and Photos - Meanings of FlowersIn Victorian times, certain flowers had specific meanings because the flower selection waslimited and people used more symbols and gestures to communicate than words. But today,with so many flower choices, there are no rules - its the sentiment that gives the gift itsmeaning. Your florist can help you send the right message. Many people assign their ownpersonal meanings - a flower or color that might remind them of a special event or moment intheir lives. For those interested in the historic meanings of flowers, the Society of AmericanFlorists has compiled this list from a variety of different sources:Alstroemeria aspiringAmaryllis dramaticAnemone fragileApple Blossom promisAster contentmentAzalea abundanceBabys Breath festivityBachelor Button anticipationBegonia deep thoughtsBlack-Eyed Susan encouragementCamellia graciousnessCarnationpink gratitudered flashystriped refusalwhite remembranceyellow cheerfulChrysanthemumbronze excitementwhite truthred sharingyellow secret admirerCosmos peacefulCrocus foresightDaffodil chivalryDelphinium boldness
  • 2. Daisy innocenceFreesia spiritedForget-Me-Not remember me foreverGardenia joyGeranium comfortGinger proudGladiolus strength of characterHeather solitudeHibiscus delicate beautyHolly domestic happinessHyacinth sincerityHydrangea perseveranceIris inspirationIvy fidelityJasmine grace and eleganceLarkspur beautiful spiritLavender distrustLilac first loveLilyCalla regalCasablanca celebrationDay enthusiasmStargazer ambitionLisianthus calmingMagnolia dignityMarigold desire for richesNasturtium patriotismOrange Blossom fertilityOrchid delicate beautyPansy loving thoughtsPassion flower passionPeony healingPoppy consolationQueen Annes Lace delicate femininityRanunculus radiant
  • 3. Rhododendron bewareRosepink friendshipred passionate lovered & white unitywhite purityyellow zealousSnapdragon presumptuousStar of Bethlehem hopeStephanotis good luckStatice successSunflower adorationSweetpea shynessTuberose pleasureTulippink caringpurple royaltyred declaration of lovewhite forgivenessyellow hopelessly in loveViolet faithfulnessWisteria steadfastYarrow good healthZinnia thoughts of friends7 commentsBirthMonthFlowersFlower & Plant Information and Photos - Meanings of FlowersMonth FlowerJanuary CarnationFebruary Iris, VioletMarch DaffodilApril Daisy, PeoniesMay Lily, Lily of the Valley
  • 4. June RoseJuly DelphiniumAugust Dahlia, GladiolusSeptember Aster, Forget-me-notOctober Calendula (aka Marigold)November ChrysanthemumDecember Poinsettia, Holly, Narcissus, PaperwhiteAdd new commentStateFlowersFlower & Plant Information and Photos - Meanings ofFlowersState FlowerAlabama CamelliaAlaska Forget-me-notArizona Saguaro Cactus blossomArkansas Apple blossomCalifornia California PoppyColorado Rocky Mountain ColumbineConnecticut Mountain laurelDelaware Peach blossomFlorida Orange blossomGeorgia Cherokee Rose Hawaiian hibiscus (ma‘o hauHawaii hele)Idaho Mock OrangeIllinois Purple VioletIndiana PeonyIowa Wild Prairie RoseKansas SunflowerKentucky GoldenrodLouisiana MagnoliaMaine White pine cone and tasselMaryland Black-eyed susanMassachusetts MayflowerMichigan Apple blossomMinnesota Pink and white ladys slipperMississippi MagnoliaMissouri HawthornMontana BitterrootNebraska GoldenrodNevada SagebrushNew Hampshire Purple lilac
  • 5. New Jersey VioletNew Mexico Yucca flowerNew York RoseNorth Carolina American DogwoodNorth Dakota Wild Prairie RoseOhio Scarlet CarnationOklahoma Oklahoma RoseOklahoma Mistletoe(Floral Emblem)Oklahoma Indian Blanket(Wildflower)Oregon Oregon grapePennsylvania Mountain LaurelRhode Island VioletSouth Carolina Yellow JessamineSouth Dakota Pasque flowerTennessee IrisTexas BluebonnetUtah Sego lilyVermont Red CloverVirginia American DogwoodWashington Coast RhododendronWest Virginia RhododendronWisconsin Wood VioletWyoming Indian Paintbrush

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