The Language of Flowers – “A”

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Abutilon, flowering Maple – Meditation
Acacia – Chaste love, friendship
Acacia – Beauty in Retirement
Acacia (Rose, Pink, White) – Elegance, Platonic Love
Acacia (Yellow) – Secret Love
Acanthus – Artifice, The fine arts
Achillea (see Yarrow) – War
Aconite, Wolfsbane – Misanthropy
Aconite, Crowfoot – Luster
Adonis – Sorrowful remembrance
African Marigold – Vulgar minds
Agapanthus – Love letters, love
Agrimony (Church Steeples, Sticklewort) – Gratitude, Thankfulness
Allium – Patience
Allium – Unity
Almond, flowering – Hope
Almond – Lover’s Charm
Almond – Stupidity, Indiscretion
Aloe – Grief, Sorrow, religious superstition
Alstromeria (Peruvian Lily) – friendship, devotion, aspiring, wealth, prosperity, fortune
Alyssum, sweet – Worth beyond beauty
Amaranth, globe – Immortality, Unfading love
Amaranth, cockscomb – Affectation, Foppery, Singularity
Amaryllis – Pride
Amaryllis – Splendid beauty
Anemone – Sincerity
Anemone – Truth
Anemone, garden – Belief
Anemone, garden – Faith
Anemone, Japanese – Refusal
Angelica – Inspiration, magic
Angrec (Christmas Orchid, Darwin’s Orchid) – Royalty
Anthurium – The heart
Arborvitae – Tree of Life
Arborvitae – Unchanging friendship
Artemisia, Silver King – Dignity
Artemisia, Silver King – Power
Aster – Afterthought
Aster – Beauty in Retirement
Aster – Variety
Aster, Monte Cristo – Enthusiasm
Astilbe – I’ll still be waiting
Astilbe – Worldly Pleasures
Azalea – First Love
Azalea – Love
Azalea – Romance