The Secret Language of Flowers (P-1)

The Secret Language of Flowers (P-1)

Part 1

List of Flowers:

  1. Pansy, Purple- (The pansy or pansy violets are a large group of hybrid plants cultivated as garden flowers.) Meaning: Souvenirs. “The thoughts of happy days spent together are my greatest treasure.”
  2. Pansy, White- Meaning: Thoughts of love. “You are ever in my thoughts.”
  3. Pansy, Yellow-Meaning: Remembrance. “Though you are absent, I never cease to think of you.
  4. Pasque-flower-(Common names include pasque flower-or pasqueflower, wind flower, prairie crocus, Easter Flower, and meadow anemone. Several species are valued ornamentals because of their finely-dissected leaves, solitary bell-shaped flowers and plumed seed heads. The showy part of the flower consists of sepals, not petals.) Meaning: Denial. “I have put aside worldly thoughts and shall never marry.”
  5. Passion flower- ( Passiflora, the passion flowers or passion vines is a genus of about 500 species of flowering plants.) Meaning: Consecration. “Others have a prior claim upon me.”
  6. Pelargonium- ( Pelargonium is a genus of flowering plants which includes about 200 species of perennials, succulents and shrubs, commonly known as  scented geraniums or storkbills. Confusingly, Geranium is the correct botanical name of a separate genus of related plants often called Cranesbills. Both Geranium and Pelargonium are genera in the Family Geraniaceae. ) Meaning: Acquaintance. “If you promise not to talk of love I will be your friend.”
  7. Peony- (Peony or Paeony is a name for plants in the genus Paeonia, the only genus in the flowering plant family Paeoniaceae.) Meaning: Contrition. “I beg forgiveness for my brusqueness.”
  8. Periwinkle- (The English name periwinkle is shared with the related genus Catharanthus (and also with the common seashore mollusc, Littoring littorea.) Meaning: First Love. “My heart was whole until I saw you.”
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