Flower Symbolism ~&~
Spiritual Meaning of Flowers 
meanings conveyed
in the giving of flowers

Flower Symbolism takes us back to ancient times...

"A language of deep symbolic meaning is spoken in the exchange of flowers".   Some messages are mystical, some magical and some mysterious, seductive or alluring, each as timeless and unique as the flower itself.  

Flower Meaning ~
Why flowers are so very meaningful to us...

Ancient, mystical, and magical there are so many meanings of flowers.  For thousands of years flowers have been given as tokens and symbols of love, friendship, affection, intentions, accomplishment and sympathy.  The beauty in a flower evokes unexpressed thoughts and feelings that are sometimes difficult to find words for, and the giving or receiving of flowers opens our hearts to the vulnerable tenderness that so desires expression.

So meaningful are flowers to us that we preserve and keep flowers, pressing them in books, tying them in boughs and hanging them on our walls, keeping them in special secret places symbolic of the recesses of our hearts.  These flowers are treasures, symbols of the memories they represent.

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The Significance of flower symbolism, meanings and symbols for romance and particularly weddings...

Flower meaning has always held great significance and symbolism for romance and weddings.  For a blossoming romance choose pink and yellow flowers, for lovers and for Valentines Day of course the message is passion, and nothing delivers this better than red!  

For a wedding choose flower symbolism to reflect the love, commitment and devotion you wish to build on - white flowers often convey the symbolic meaning of coming together in marriage with honesty and openness in mind~body~spirit. 

The Flower Symbolism and Meaning List
this page features flowers "A thru D"

The meanings and symbolic messages of flowers collected from ancient legend and lore from all corners of the world, blended with interpretations for the modern era ...  This flower symbolism collection is ever growing and expanding, enjoy!

New to the flower symbolism pages as of Feb 2015 are the related chakras and sacred numerology values.  You might also be interested in following up by learning about the spiritual meaning of colors  when researching your flowers.

Flower Symbolism and Flower Meanings   "A"

alstromeria flower
Alyssum flower
Amaryllis flower
anemone flower
begonia flower

Alstroemeria Flower...
Alstroemeria  flower meaning symbolizes Friendship and Devotion ... Wealth, Prosperity and  Fortune.  The magic of this flower represents one is Aspiring.  .  Send a bouquet of Alstroemeria to show the strength of your bond with another, or as a symbol to wish success in a new venture.   Alstroemeria corresponds to the heart chakra.  Numerology for the Alstromeria is 4.

Alyssum Flower...
Alyssum flower meaning enchants us with the meaning of Grace, Playfulness and Wonder. Plant this adorable flower in your garden to invite the energies of new opportunity.
Alyssum flower corresponds to the crown chakra. Numerology for the Alyssum is  8.

Amaryllis Flower... 
The Amaryllis symbolizes building harmony with self and others, on a personal level it signifies to proclaim your personal magic, the magic of your spirit and soul that makes you unique and beautiful.  Give Amaryllis flower as a message of harmony and personal freedom.
Amaryllis flower corresponds to the heart chakra.  Numerology for the Amaryllis is 1.

Anemone Flower...
Anemone flower meaning is brimming with the spirit of anticipation, something dear to your heart that you dream of.  The message of the Anemone is to relax and enjoy the sweet nectar of anticipation, knowing that your wish will come to you in the just the right way at just the right time.  Anemone flower corresponds to the root chakra.  Numerology for the Anemone is 8.

Angelica Flower...
Angelica is a flower that conveys the meaning of true and pure intention, with white fluffy petals wispy like the wings of angels, the magic of the Angelica is to aid in perceiving the true intentions of others as well.  Angelica flower is aligned to the crown chakra.  Numerology for the Angelica flower is 9.

Anthurium Flower...
Anthurium flower meaning is simply irresistible, let what you desire be irresistible to you, and celebrate it's arrival when it appears.  The magic of this flower holds & creates healing waters. 
Anthurium flower represents the root chakra.  Numerology for the Anthurium is 1.

Apple Blossom Flower...
Apple blossom flowers are a symbol of the heart's pleasures and delights.  The magic of this flower is it's ability to transform your mood and lift your spirits, to raise your vibrations.
Apple blossom is aligned to the heart chakra.  Numerology for the Apple Blossom is 4.

Aster Flower...
Aster flower symbols hold the meaning of an unexpected surprise.  The magic of the Aster is it's resemblance to the mystical stars dancing in the midnight sky, calling to our innermost being.
Aster flower relates to the 3rd eye chakra.  Numerology for the Aster is 6.

Azalea Flower...
Azalea flower symbolism represents first love, fragility and passion .... and to be good to yourself ~ surround yourself with azaleas to remember the sweetness, the tenderness of first love ~ for fresh romance bring azaleas home and .... see what blossoms!
Azalea flower corresponds to the heart chakra.  Numerology for the Azalea is 7.

Flower Symbolism and Meanings   "B"

Baby's Breath Flower...
Pure of Heart is the timeless and magical symbol for Baby's Breath, just the name Baby's Breath speaks to us of the sweet angelic meaning this fragile little blossom holds, and instantly reminds us of something softer and gentler from a more innocent time in our lives.
Baby's breath is of the crown chakra.    Baby's Breath numerology is 3.

Bachelor Button Flower...
The symbolic meaning for the Bachelor Button flower is youthful freedom and the anticipation of fulfilling the dreams you hold dear in your heart.  In addition it conveys confidence and abundant energy, hinting at a touch of charming bravado, like all bachelors do.
Bachelor button flower is in tune with the throat chakra.  Bachelor Button numerology is 7.

Begonia Flower...
The Begonia flower is symbolic of lushness of desire, rich hidden treasures found by happenstance discovered on your path, promises of sweetness and something rare.
Begonia flower relates to the sacral chakra.  Begonia numerology is 9.

Belladonna Flower...
The Belladonna flower holds the symbols ancient magical lore, bewitching and beguiling meanings, with the powers of inducing attraction and mystical lure. 
Belladonna flower is attuned to the 3rd eye chakra.   Belladonna numerology is 3.

Bird of Paradise Flower...
The Bird of Paradise is a story teller, symbolic of rare beauties, giving flight to dreams, exotic and captivating in it's very nature, encouraging one to explore the uncharted territories to find the personal paradise that awaits us all, is it's deeper significant meaning.
Bird of Paradise flower is aligned to the sacral chakra.   Bird of paradise number is 7.

Black Eyed Susan...
Fun, flirty and charming is the meaning emanating from the Black Eyed Susan flower symbolism, add in a flair for happiness and a heart full of smiles and you have a recipe for joy.
Black eyed Susan is a flower of the solar plexus.  Black Eyed Susan number is 8.

Bleeding Heart Flower...
The name alone of the Bleeding Heart flower suggests potent symbolism and meaning;  wearing your heart on your sleeve and pouring your heart out for all to see.  The center of the flower is deep pink, like a heart and the color pours onto the crisp white petals it's innermost feelings. Bleeding heart flower represents the heart chakra.  Bleeding Heart Flower number is 6.

Bluebell Flower...
Bluebell Flowers carpet the forest floors in Europe, and are spotted in the cool lands of Alaska, Bluebell flowers are a magical symbol of the presence of fairies, and spontaneous laughter.  Bluebell flower corresponds to the throat and 3rd eye chakra.  Bluebell flower is a number 1.

Bouvardia Flower...
Like a windmill catching the breeze, the Bouvardia flower represents harnessing the power of your dreams with budding joy and enthusiasm.  Symbolizing assistance from unseen energies.
Bouvardia flower is of the crown chakra.  Bouvardia flower is a number 11 ~ a master number.

Flower Symbolism and Meanings "C"

Calla Lily Flower...
The Calla Lily Flower symbolizes a deep well of knowledge and intuition, holding the meaning of catching your dreams.   Calla Lily flower also represents magnificent beauty and refinement.
Calla Lily corresponds to the crown chakra.  Calla Lilly flower is a number 3.

Camellia Flower...
The meaning of the Camellia flower is a vision of loveliness that takes one's breath away. Soft and Mellow yet utterly Spellbinding.  Give this flower when one has captured your full attention.
Camellia flower is representative of the heart chakra.   Camellia flower is a number 1.

Carnation Flower...
The Carnation flower symbolizes a mothers enduring love, it is given in abundance on Mother's Day.  There is no love that compares to that of a mothers love.
Carnation flower is in tune with the heart chakra.  Carnation flower is a number 11 ~ a master number.

Cherry Blossom Flowers...
The Cherry Blossom flower represents an abundance of new beginnings, and new romance. Romance is in the air and the possibilities awaken renewed energies.   
Cherry Blossom is attuned to the heart chakra.  Cherry Blossom numerology is 6.

Chrysanthemum Flower...
The Chrysanthemum flower meaning is the quality of being everlasting.  It is also a symbol of the magic, wonder and majesty of a starburst, or shooting star in the midnight sky.  Capturing a moment that can have everlasting meaning.  Chrysanthemum flower numerology is 7.
Chrysanthemum flower bodes well for the sacral chakra.

Crocus Flower...
With the petals of the Crocus reaching and opening to the warmth of the sun, being among the first flowers to come up, sometimes even through the snow... the Crocus flower is a powerful symbol of being open to capture the goodness of all that surrounds us and is available to us.
Crocus flower is indicative of the 3rd eye chakra.  Crocus numerology is 8.

Flower Symbolism and Meanings   "D"

Daffodil Flower...
The joyful Daffodil flower sings the meaning of the glories of poetry in motion, a jubilation of being alive.  The Daffodil flower also symbolizes beginning anew, leaving the past behind.
Daffodil blends with the sacral and solar plexus chakras.  Numerology for Daffodil is 8.

Dahlia Flower...
Dahlia brings the meaningful blessings and messages of enduring grace.  Dahlia is also a symbol of inner strength, creativity and standing strong in your sacred values.
Dahlia flower is connected to the 3rd eye and crown chakras.  Dahlia numerology is 1.

Daisy Flower... 
The Daisy holds the meaning of bubbling over with happiness, having a positive outlook and celebrating and appreciating the simple things.  The Daisy has long been a tool to know the feeling of another, as one says "he love me.... he loves me not..." until all the petals are gone.
Daisy is in harmony with the solar plexus chakra.  Daisy numerology is 9.

Dandelion Flower...
The Dandelion has a magical flower symbolism... for making wishes.  Just make a wish and blow the dandelion seeds into the wind, with that your wishes are cast and on the way.
Dandelion is filled with solar plexus chakra energies.  Dandelion flower is 6.

Daphne Flower...
Daphne flower conveys the meaning of sweetness, honesty and the blessings of a new born baby full of love and innocence, bringing joy and smiles to everyone.  
Daphne is in tune with the heart chakra.  Daphne flower is 11 ~ a master number.

Delphinium Flower...
The Delphinium flower is a symbol of infinite possibility, and believing that anything is possible. Stretch your current beliefs and keep reaching for the stars, one baby step at a time.
Delphinium is a flower of the throat chakra.  Number for the Delphinium is 5.

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