Flower Meanings and Sentiments E-H

Flower Meanings - E 


Early attachment…………………….thornless rose

Early friendship……………………red periwinkle

Early youth…………………………..primrose

Earthly delights……………………Jerusalem sage

Education, good…………………..cherry, clover

Effervescence………………………champagne rose

Egotism……………………………..narcissus

Elegance………………………….bleeding heart, Carolina jasmine, locust, maple

Eloquence………………………crepe myrtle, iris, Mexican or velvet sage

Embarrassment……………..nigella

Encouragement……………..galax, goldenrod

Endurance……………………pine

Endurance in love…………………calendula/pot marigold

Energy …………………………………. red salvia

Energy in adversity …………….. chamomile

Ennui ………………………………….. moss

Enthusiasm ………………………. Monte Cristo aster, bouvardia, corn poppy

Envy …………………………………. wild or hardy geranium

Esteem ……………………………… sage, especially pineapple

Esteem but not love …………… spiderwort

Eternal life …………………………. sweet woodruff

The evanescent loveliness of life…….morning glory

Evening joy ……………………………………. moth orchid

Evil prevented ……………………………..lavender cotton

Excellence ………………….camellia

Excess ……………………….gilded rose

Expectation ……………… anemone

Expected meeting ………… nutmeg scented geranium

Eyes, beautiful ……………………. variegated tulip

Flower Meanings - F 


Faith ……………………… garden anemone, mustard seed

Faithfulness ……………. dogwood, verbena, violet, especially blue

Falsehood ………………. yellow lily

Fame ………………………… tulip poplar, tulip

Fame speaks him great and good……….. apple

Family union …………………. pink verbena

Fantastic extravagance …………. scarlet poppy

Farewell ……………………. spruce

Farsighted outlook………… queen-of-the-prairie

Fascination ……………………. carnation, especially red or yellow, fern, pinks

Fashionable ……………….. queen’s rocket

Fastidiousness …………….. sensitive plant

Feasting …………………….. parsley

Fecundity ……………………. fig, orange

Felicity …………………. bachelor’s button/cornflower, dusty-miller, impatiens/balsam, sweet sultan

Female ambition …………… white hollyhock

Female fidelity ……………….. speedwell/veronica

Feminine charm ……………… gardenia

Feminine modesty ……….calla lily

Feminine softness …………. peach

Femininity ……………………….. shell-pink rose

Fertility ………………………………… pine-cone, plum, verbena

Fertility and abundance ………… pomegranate

Festivity ……………………………… parsley, baby’s-breath

Fickleness …………………………… pink larkspur

Fidelity ………………………………. bleeding heart, ivy, myrtle, rhubarb, rosemary

Fidelity, female …………………… speedwell, veronica

Fidelity in adversity ……………. wallflower

Fidelity in love ………………….lemon

Finesse ………………………….sweet William

First emotions of love ………………… purple lilac

First love ……………………………..white azalea

Fitness ………………………sweet flag

Flamboyant ……. cattleya orchid

Flame ………. Fleur-de-lis/iris

Flee away ………pennyroyal

The fleeting quality of life ……….grass

Flirt ………. daylily, feverfew

Folly ……… columbine, geranium, especially acarlett

Foolishness ………pomegranate

Foppishness ……… pomegranate

For once may pride befriend me! ……… tiger flower

Force ……….fennel

Foresight ………holly, strawberry

Forever thine ………. red salvia

Forgetfulness ……… opium poppy

Forgive and forget ………. yellow rose

Forgiveness ……….creeping Jennie, gooseneck loosestrife

Forsaken ………willow

Freedom ……..willow

Freshness ……….green rose

Friendliness ……….wheat

Friendship ……….galax, gerbera daisy, ivy, Peruvian lily/alstromeria, pine, pussy willow, rose, especially yellow, willow

Friendship, early ……….red periwinkle

Friendship, warm ………. pine

Fruitfulness ………. hollyhock, lily

Fulfillment ……….raspberry

Fun ………. lemon balm

Future promise ……….buds, strawberry

Flower Meanings - G


Gaiety ……… primrose, yellow lily, baby’s breath

Gallantry …….. sweet William

Games ………. hyacinth

Generosity ………. gladiolus, globeflower, orange

Genius ……… plane tree

Gentle-heartedness ……… raspberry

Gentleness ……… lamb’s ears , pink rosebud

Gifts of the Holy Spirit ………columbine

Girl’s Day Flower (Japan) ………peach

Gladness ………sweet cicely

Gladness, youthful ………. crocus

Glory ……… laurel

Good fortune ……… goldenrod, coral rose, vervain

Good luck ……… bayberry, clover, garlic, white heather

Good luck in the new year …….. rosemary

Good nature ……… forsythia

Good news ……… guelder rose

Good taste ………single dahlia

Good will ……… holly

Government, good ………pear

Grace ………Carolina jasmine, rose, especially pink, rue, pink rosebud

Grace, airy ……… asparagus fern

Graceful ……… sea holly

Gracefulness ………daffodil, white geranium

Gratitude ……… bellflower, dahlia, globeflower/trollius, parsley, purple-leaf sage, statice

Gratitude to parents ……… white dahlia

Great joy and delight ………. caladium

Grief ………. calendula/pot marigold, thistle

To grow thin …… fennel

Flower Meanings - H


Hands full of cash ……… peony

Happiness ……… lavender, sweet marjoram, plum

Happy outcome ……… orange

Happy years ………. tulip

Hard work ……… coral bells, clover

Hardiness ………. plum

Harmony ………red rose

Hatred ……….basil

Haughtiness ………. amaryllis, double larkspur, sunflower

Have pity on my passion! ………. jonquil

Haven ……… Queen Anne’s lace

Healing ……… lemon balm

Healing properties ……… bachelor’s button

Heals wounds ………yarrow

Health ……… bachelor’s button, geranium, especially red, calendula/pot marigold, pear, Green rose, yarrow

Health, good ……… feverfew, shell-pink rose

Health, ruddy ……… peach

A heart untouched by love ……… white rosebud

The heart ………. anthurium/flamingo flower

The heart’s mystery ……… crimson polyanthus

Heartache, cure for ………. yarrow

Heedlessness ………. almond

Helpfulness ………. blue spirea

Helpless and delicate ………. wisteria

High-souled ……….scarlet lily

Home ………. myrtle

Home sweet home ………. comfrey

Homeyness ………. lemon mint

Hope ………. almond, forget-me-not, pear, spring starflower

Hope, innocent ……….red rosebud

Hope in adversity ………. spruce

A hopeful future ………. pomegranate

Hospitality ……… oak, pineapple mint, pineapple sage

Humility ………. allium/flowering onion, violet

Humor ………. cockscomb



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