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Title: Language of Flowers

Author: Kate Greenaway

Release Date: March 10, 2010 [eBook #31591]

Language: English

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image not available image not available Language of Flowers Illustrated By Kate Greenaway   image not available Abecedary Volatility. Abatina Fickleness. Acacia Friendship. Acacia, Rose or White     Elegance. Acacia, Yellow Secret love. Acanthus The fine arts. Artifice. Acalia Temperance. Achillea Millefolia War. Aconite (Wolfsbane) Misanthropy. Aconite, Crowfoot Lustre. Adonis, Flos Painful recollections. African Marigold Vulgar minds. Agnus Castus Coldness. Indifference. Agrimony Thankfulness. Gratitude. image of flower   image not available

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image of flower Almond (Common) Stupidity. Indiscretion. Almond (Flowering) Hope. Almond, Laurel Perfidy Allspice Compassion. Aloe Grief. Religious superstition. Althaea Frutex (Syrian Mallow)     Persuasion. Alyssum (Sweet) Worth beyond beauty. Amaranth (Globe) Immortality. Unfading love. Amaranth (Cockscomb) Foppery. Affectation. Amaryllis Pride. Timidity. Splendid beauty. Ambrosia Love returned. American Cowslip Divine beauty. American Elm Patriotism. American Linden Matrimony. American Starwort Welcome to a stranger. Cheerfulness in old age. Amethyst Admiration. Anemone (Zephyr Flower) Sickness. Expectation. Anemone (Garden) Forsaken. Angelica Inspiration. Angrec Royalty. Apple Temptation. Apple (Blossom) Preference. Fame speaks him great and good. Apple, Thorn Deceitful charms. Apocynum (Dog's Vane) Deceit. Arbor Vitæ Unchanging Friendship. Live for me. Arum (Wake Robin) Ardour. Ash-leaved Trumpet Flower Separation. Ash Tree Grandeur. Aspen Tree Lamentation. Aster (China) Variety. Afterthought. Asphodel My regrets follow you to the grave. Auricula Painting. Auricula, Scarlet Avarice. Austurtium Splendour. Azalea Temperance. image not available

image not available Bachelor's Buttons Celibacy. Balm Sympathy. Balm, Gentle Pleasantry. Balm of Gilead Cure. Relief. Balsam, Red Touch me not. Impatient resolves. Balsam, Yellow Impatience. Barberry Sourness of temper. Barberry Tree Sharpness. Basil Hatred. Bay Leaf I change but in death. Bay (Rose) Rhododendron Danger. Beware. Bay Tree Glory. Bay Wreath Reward of merit. Bearded Crepis Protection. Beech Tree Prosperity. Bee Orchis Industry. Bee Ophrys Error. Belladonna Silence Bell Flower, Pyramidal Constancy. Bell Flower (small white) Gratitude.   image not available Belvedere I declare against you. Betony Surprise. Bilberry Treachery. Bindweed, Great Insinuation. Bindweed, Small Humility. Birch Meekness. Birdsfoot Trefoil Revenge. Bittenweet; Nightshade Truth. Black Poplar Courage. Blackthorn Difficulty. Bladder Nut Tree Frivolity. Amusement. Bluebottle (Centaury) Delicacy. Bluebell Constancy. Blue-flowered Greek Valerian Rupture. Boras Henricus Goodness.  
image not available Borage Bluntness. Box Tree Stoicism. Bramble Lowliness. Envy. Remorse. Branch of Currants You please all. Branch of Thorns Severity. Rigour. Bridal Rose Happy love. Broom Humility. Neatness. Buckbean Calm repose. Bud of White Rose Heart ignorant of love. Bugloss Falsehood. Bulrush Indiscretion. Docility. Bundle of Reeds, with their Panicles     Music. Burdock Importunity. Touch me not. Buttercup (Kingcup) Ingratitude. Childishness. Butterfly Orchis Gaiety. Butterfly Weed Let me go.
  image not available image not available Cabbage Profit. Cacalia Adulation. Cactus Warmth. Calla Æthiopica Magnificent Beauty. Calycanthui Benevolence. Camellia Japonica, Red Unpretending excellence. Camellia Japonica, White Perfected loveliness. Camomile Energy in adversity. Canary Grass Perseverance. Candytuft Indifference. Canterbury Bell Acknowledgement. Cape Jasmine I'm too happy. Cardamine Paternal error. Carnation, Deep Red Alas! for my poor heart. Carnation, Striped Refusal. Carnation, Yellow Disdain.   image not available Cardinal Flower Dittitutim. Catchfly Snare. Catchfly, Red Youthful love. Catchfly, White Betrayed. Cedar Strength. Cedar of Lebanon Incorruptible. Cedar Leaf I live for thee. Celandine (Lesser) Joys to come. Cereus (Creeping) Modest genius. Centaury Delicacy. Champignon Suspicion. Chequered Fritillary Persecution. Cherry Tree Good education. Cherry Tree, White Deception. Chesnut Tree Do me justice. Luxury. Chickweed Rendezvous. Chicory Frugality. China Aster Variety. China Aster, Double I partake your sentiments. China Aster, Single I will think of it. China or Indian Pink Aversion. China Rose Beauty always new. Chinese Chrysanthemum Cheerfulness under adversity. Christmas Rose Relieve my anxiety. Chrysanthemum, Red I love. Chrysanthemum, White Truth. Chrysanthemum, Yellow       Slighted love. Cinquefoil Maternal affection. Circaa Spell. Cistus, or Rock Rose Popular favour. Cistus, Gum I shall die to-morrow. Citron Ill-natured beauty. Clematis Mental beauty. Clematis, Evergreen Poverty. Clotbur Rudeness. Pertinacity. Cloves Dignity. Clover, Four-leaved Be mine. Clover, Red Industry. Clover, White Think of me. Cobæea Gossip. Cockscomb Amaranth Foppery. Affectation. Singularity.   image not available Colchicum, or Meadow Saffron      My best days are past. Coltsfoot Justice shall be done. Columbine Folly. Columbine, Purple Resolved to win. Columbine, Red Anxious and trembling. Convolvulus Bonds. Convolvulus, Blue (Minor) Repose. Night. Convolvulus, Major Extinguished hopes. Convolvulus, Pink Worth sustained by judicious and tender affection. Corchorus Impatient of absence. Coreopsis Always cheerful. Coreopsis Arkansa Love at first sight. Coriander Hidden worth. Corn Riches. Corn, Broken Quarrel. Corn Straw Agreement. Corn Bottle Delicacy. Corn Cockle Gentility. Cornel Tree Duration. Coronella Success crown your wishes. Cowslip Pensiveness. Winning grace. Cowslip, American Divine beauty. You are my divinity. Cranberry Cure for heartache. Creeping Cereus Horror. Cress Stability. Power. Crocus Abuse not. Crocus, Spring Youthful gladness. Crocus, Saffron Mirth. Crown Imperial Majesty. Power. image not available Crowsbill Envy. Crowfoot Ingratitude. Crowfoot (Aconite-leaved) Lustre. Cuckoo Plant Ardour. Cudweed, American Unceasing remembrance. Currant Thy frown will kill me. Cuscuta Meanness. Cyclamen Diffidence. Cypress Death. Mourning.

image not available image not available     image not available Daffodil Regard. Dahlia Instability. Daisy Innocence. Daisy, Garden I share your sentiments Daisy, Michaelmas Farewell. Daisy, Party-coloured Beauty. Daisy, Wild I will think of it. Damask Rose Brilliant complexion. Dandelion Rustic oracle. Daphne Odora Painting the lily. Darnel (Ray grass) Vice Dead Leaves Sadness. Dew Plant A Serenade. Dittany of Crete Birth. Dittany of Crete, White Passion. Dock Patience. Dodder of Thyme Baseness. Dogsbane Deceit. Falsehood. Dogwood Durability. Dragon Plant Snare. Dragonwort Horror. Dried Flax Utility. image not available Ebony Tree Blackness. Eglantine (Sweetbrier) Poetry. I wound to heal. Elder Zealousness. Elm Dignity. Enchanter's Nightshade Witchcraft. Sorcery. Endive Frugality. Eupatorium Delay. Everflowering Candytuft Indifference. Evergreen Clematis Poverty. Evergreen Thorn Solace in adversity. Everlasting Never-ceasing remembrance. Everlasting Pea Lasting pleasure. image not available
 image not available Fennel Worthy all praise. Strength. Fern Fascination. Ficoides, Ice Plant Your looks freeze me. Fig Argument. Fig Marigold Idleness. Fig Tree Prolific. Filbert Reconciliation. Fir Time. Fir Tree Elevation. Flax Domestic Industry. Fate. I feel your kindness. Flax-leaved Goldy-locks     Tardiness. Fleur-de-Lis Flame. I burn. Fleur-de-Luce Fire. Flowering Fern Reverie. Flowering Reed Confidence in Heaven. Flower-of-an-Hour Delicate Beauty. Fly Orchis Error. Flytrap Deceit. Fool's Parsley Silliness. Forget Me Not True love. Forget me not. Foxglove Insincerity. Foxtail Grass Sporting. French Honeysuckle Rustic beauty. French Marigold Jealousy. French Willow Bravery and humanity. Frog Ophrys Disgust. Fuller's Teasel Misanthropy. Fumitory Spleen. Fuchsia, Scarlet Taste. image not available image not available   Garden Anemone Forsaken. Garden Chervil Sincerity. Garden Daisy I partake your sentiments. Garden Marigold Uneasiness. Garden Ranunculus You are rich in attractions. Garden Sage Esteem. Garland of Roses Reward of virtue. Germander Speedwell Facility. Geranium, Dark Melancholy. Geranium, Ivy Bridal favour. Geranium, Lemon Unexpected meeting. Geranium, Nutmeg Expected meeting. Geranium, Oak-leaved True friendship. Geranium, Pencilled Ingenuity. Geranium, Rose-scented Preference. Geranium, Scarlet Contorting. Stupidity. Geranium, Silver-leaved Recall. Geranium, Wild Steadfast piety.     Gillyflower Bonds of affection. Glory Flower Glorious beauty. Goat's Rue Reason. Golden Rod Precaution. Gooseberry Anticipation. Gourd Extent. Bulk. Grape, Wild Charity. Grass Submission. Utility. Guelder Rose Winter. Age.
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image not available Hand Flower Tree Warning. Harebell Submission. Grief. Hawkweed Quicksightedness. Hawthorn Hope. Hazel Reconciliation. Heath Solitude. Helenium Tears. Heliotrope Devotion. Faithfulness. Hellebore Scandal. Calumny. Helmet Flower (Monkshood) Knight-errantry. Hemlock You will be my death. Hemp fate. Henbane Imperfection. Hepatica Confidence. Hibiscus Delicate beauty. Holly Foresight. Holly Herb Enchantment. Hollyhock Ambition. Fecundity. Honesty Honesty. Fascination. Honey Flower Love sweet and secret. Honeysuckle Generous and devoted affection. Honeysuckle Coral The colour of my fate. Honeysuckle (French)       Rustic beauty. Hop Injustice. Hornbeam Ornament. Horse Chesnut Luxury. Hortensia You are cold. Houseleek Vivacity. Domestic industry. Houstonia Content. Hoya Sculpture. Humble Plant Despondency. Hundred-leaved Rose Dignity of mind. Hyacinth Sport. Game. Play. Hyacinth, White Unobtrusive loveliness. Hydrangea A boaster. Heartlessness. Hyssop Cleanliness. image not available image not available Iceland Moss Health. Ice Plant Your looks freeze me. Imperial Montague Power. Indian Cress Warlike trophy. Indian Jasmine (Ipomœa) Attachment. Indian Pink (Double) Always lovely. Indian Plum Privation. Iris Message. Iris, German Flame. Ivy Fidelity. Marriage. Ivy, Sprig of, with tendrils Assiduous to please. image not available image not available Jacob's Ladder Come down. Japan Rose Beauty is your only attraction. Jasmine Amiability. Jasmine, Cape Transport of joy. Jasmine, Carolina Separation. Jasmine, Indian I attach myself to you. Jasmine, Spanish Sensuality. Jasmine, Yellow Grace and elegance. Jonquil I desire a return of affection. Judas Tree Unbelief. Betrayal. Juniper Succour. Protection. Justicia The perfection of female loveliness. image not available


Mental Beauty. King-cups Desire of Riches.
image not available image not available   image not available Laburnum Forsaken. Pensive Beauty. Lady's Slipper Capricious Beauty. Win me and wear me. Lagerstræmia, Indian Eloquence. Lantana Rigour. Larch Audacity. Boldness. Larkspur Lightness. Levity. Larkspur, Pink Fickleness. Larkspur, Purple Haughtiness. Laurel Glory. Laurel, Common, in flower Perfidy. Laurel, Ground Perseverance. Laurel, Mountain Ambition. Laurel-leaved Magnolia Dignity. Laurestina A token. I die if neglected. Lavender Distrust. Leaves (dead) Melancholy. Lemon Zest. Lemon Blossoms Fidelity in lore. Lettuce Cold-heartedness. Lichen Dejection. Solitude.   image not available Lilac, Field Humility. Lilac, Purple First emotions of love. Lilac, White Youthful Innocence. Lily, Day Coquetry. Lily, Imperial Majesty. Lily, White Purity. Sweetness. Lily, Yellow Falsehood. Gaiety. Lily of the Valley Return of happiness. Linden or Lime Trees      Conjugal love. Lint I feel my obligations. Live Oak Liberty. Liverwort Confidence. Licorice, Wild I declare against you. Lobelia Malevolence. Locust Tree Elegance. Locust Tree (green) Affection beyond the grave. London Pride Frivolity. Lote Tree Concord. Lotus Eloquence. Lotus Flower Estranged love. Lotus Leaf Recantation. Love in a Mist Perplexity. Love lies Bleeding Hopeless, not heartless. Lucern Life. Lupine Voraciousness. Imagination.   image not available image not available   image not available Madder Calumny. Magnolia Love of Nature. Magnolia, Swamp Perseverance. Mallow Mildness. Mallow, Marsh Beneficence. Mallow, Syrian Consumed by love. Mallow, Venetian Delicate beauty. Manchineal Tree Falsehood. Mandrake Horror. Maple Reserve. Marigold Grief. Marigold, African Vulgar minds. Marigold, French Jealousy. Marigold, Prophetic Prediction. Marigold and Cypress Despair. Marjoram Blushes. Marvel of Peru Timidity.  
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