The Secret Language of Flowers (V)

The Secret Languge of Flowers (V)

List of Flowers:

  1. Valerian- ( Valerian , Valeriana officianalis,  is a hardy perennial flowering plant, with heads of sweetly scented pink or white flowers which bloom in the summer months. Valerian flower extracts were used as a perfume in the sixteenth century.) Meaning: Merit in disguise. “Conscious of my lowliness, I aspire none the less to wed you.”
  2. Verbena- (Verbena is a genus in the family Verbenaceae. It contains about 250 species of annual and perennial herbaceous or semi-woody flowering plants. The leaves are usually opposite, simple, and in many species hairy, often densely so. The flowers are small, with five petals, and borne in dense spikes. Typically some shade of blue, they may also be white, pink, or purple, especially in cultivars.) Meaning: Enthralment. “You have cast a spell over me.”
  3. Veronica- (Veronica is the largest genus in the flowering plant family Plantaginaceae, with about 500 species; it was formerly classified in the family Scrophulariaceae. Common names include speedwell, bird’s eye, and gypsy weed. The species are herbaceous annuals or perennials, and also shrubs or small trees if Hebe is included.) Meaning: True love. “Nothing shall part us.”
  4. Violet- (Viola is a genus of flowering plants in the violet family Violaceae,   with around 400–500 species distributed around the world. Commonly called violets, pansies or heartsease. . Viola species are perennial plants, some are annual plants, and few are small shrubs. A number of species are grown for their ornamental flowers in borders and rock gardens; the garden pansy in particular is an extensively used spring and autumn/winter bedding and pot plant. ) Meaning: Modesty. “Pure and sweet art thou.”



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