The Secret Language of Flowers (L)

The Secret Language of Flowers (L)

List of Flowers:

  1. Laburnum- (Commonly called golden chain is a genus of two species of small trees in the subfamily Faboideae of the pea family Fabaceae, common laburnum and alpine laburnum. All parts of the plant are poisonous.)Meaning: Neglect. “Why have you forsaken me?”
  2. Larkspur- (The endangered flower Delphinium luteum, the yellow larkspur, is a perennial of the buttercup family.) Meaning: Trifling. “Why trifle with my emotions. Give me a definite answer.”
  3. Lavender- (The lavenders-lavandula- are genus of 39 species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae. ) Meaning: Negation. “I like you very much, but this, I’m sure, is not love.”
  4. Lilac, Purple- ((Lilac is a genus of about 20–25 species of flowering woody plants in the olive family.)Meaning: First love. “You are my first love.”
  5. Lilac, white- Meaning: Innocence. “A tribute to your beauty and spirituality.”
  6. Lily, Tiger-(Lilies are leafy stemmed herbs. They form naked or tunic-less scaly underground bulbs which are their overwintering organs.) Meaning: Passion. “My love knows no bounds.”
  7. Lily, White– Meaning: Purity. “I kiss the hem of your garment.”
  8. Lily-of-the-valley- ( Convallaria majalis , commonly lnown as the lilly of the valley is a woodland flowering plant native throughout the cool temperate Northern Hemisphere, in Asia and Europe.) Meaning: Maidenly modesty. “Friendship is sweet; talk to me not of love.”
  9. Lobelia, Blue-(The Great Blue Lobelia is species within the Campanulaceae family. It is an herbaceous, perennial dicot native to eastern and central Canada and United States. Growing up to a meter tall, it lives in zones 4 to 9 in moist to wet soils. It produces a spike of zygomorphic flowers in the late summer. It blooms from August to October. It is short lived perennial.) Meaning: Dislike. “Like you I do not; love you I could not.”
  10. Lobelia, White- Meaning: Rebuff. “Your attentions are entirely misdirected.”
  11. London Pride-( Also known as Saxifrage, is a genus containing about 440 known species of Holarctic perennial plants, making it the largest genus in the family  Saxifrageceae.) Meaning: Flirtation. “Forgive me if I caused you heartache; you can be nothing to me.”
  12. Loosestrife, Purple- ( Lythrum salicaria- purple loosestrife- is a flowering plant belonging to the family Lythraceae. ) Meaning: Forgiveness. “Take this flower as a peace-offering.”
  13. Loosestrife, Yellow- Meaning: Peace. “I am sorry; let us forget our quarrel.”
  14. Love-in-a-mist- ( Nigella damascene is an annual garden  flowering plant belonging to the buttercup family Ranunculaceae.) Meaning: Uncertainty.  “Your message is ambiguous; what do you mean?”
  15. Love-lies-bleeding- ( Amaranthus caudatus is a species of annual flowering plant. Many parts of the plants, including the leaves and seeds, are edible, and are frequently used as a source of food in India and South America. ) Meaning: Broken heart. “Since you refuse me, life is empty.”
  16. Lupin- ( Lupinus, commonly known as Lupines or lupins is a genus in the legume family Fabaceae. The genus comprises about 280 species.) Meaning: Over-boldness. “Who goes softly goes far.”

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