The Secret Language of Flowers (R)

The Secret Language of flowers (R)

List of Flowers:

  1. Rest harrow-(Ononis is a large genus of perennial herbs and shrubs from the legume family Fabaceae. The members of this genus are often called rest harrows, as some species are arable weeds whose tough stems would stop the harrow. They are natively distributed in Europe. In herbals rest harrow is used to treat bladder and kidney problems and water retention. The active ingredients in rest harrow are essential oils, flavonoid-glycosides and tannins.) Meaning: Hindrance.  “There are obstacles in our path.”
  2. Rocket- (London Rocket, Sisymbrium irio, is an herbal plant in the family Brassicaceae. It is an annual herb exceeding three feet in height with open, slender stem branches. The flowers are small with four pale yellow petals. The basal leaves are broad and often lobed, while the upper leaves are linear in shape and up to four inches long. The fruit is a long narrow cylindrical silique which stays green when ripe. The younger pods overtop the flowers. When dried the fruit has small red oblong seeds.) Meaning: Rivalry. “You have a rival.”
  3. Rose, Christmas- ( Helleborus niger, commonly called Christmas rose  or black hellebore, is an evergreen perennial flowering plant in the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae. It is poisonous. Although the flowers resemble wild roses, Christmas rose does not belong to the rose family. Meaning: Anxiety. “Put an end to my suspense, for pity’s sake.”
  4. Rose Moss-(Moss-rose Puslane or Moss rose is a flowering plant in the family Portulacaceae, native to Argentine, Brazil and Uruguay. It is a small, but fast-growing annual plant growing to 30 cm tall, though usually less. However if it is cultivated properly it can easily reach this height. The leaves are thick and fleshy, up to 2.5 cm long, arranged alternately or in small clusters. The flowers are 2.5–3 cm diameter with five petals, variably red, orange, pink, white, and yellow.) Meaning: Shy Love. “Let me look at you from afar.”
  5. Rose, Red- (A rose is a woody perennial of the genus Rosa, within the family Rosaceae. There are over 100 species. They form a group of erect shrubs, and climbing or trailing plants, with stems that are often armed with sharp prickles. Flowers are large and showy, in colours ranging from white through yellows and reds.) Meaning: Love. “I love you.”
  6. Rose, White- Meaning: Refusal. “I love you not.”
  7. Rose, Yellow– Meaning: Misplaced affection. “I love another.”
  8. Rosemary- (Rosemary is a woody perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves. It is native to the Mediterranean region. It is a member of the mint family Lamiaceae, which also includes many other herbs.) Meaning:  Remembrance. “Never will your memory fade.”

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