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Language
of Flowers


 
  Flower Language - flower names, flower meanings and the grammar of the secret language of flowers taken from 19th century books written at the height of its popularity when it was deemed part of a good social skills education.

As with any language, there is not always agreement to meaning and structure, so different books may differ in the meaning they assign to the flowers.


 

           

 

 

FROM:
"The Flowers Personified" 1847
 

 

FROM:
"Flora's Dial" 1845
 
 
 
 
 

now available in paperback Volume I

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Flower Names
Flower Meaning
Flower Fairy Tales


The Flowers Personified introduction

The Flowers
The hand-colored plates

The Flower Fairy
How and why the Flowers became human

The Story of Two Shepherdesses,
the Blonde and the Brunette: and of a Queen of France

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5]
[6] [7] [8] [9] [10]
(Bluebottle, Corn poppy and Lily)

The Poet Jacobus Supposed He Had Found a Subject For An Epic Poem
(Pansy)  The secret language of flowers

Alphabetical list of Flower names in English, French & Latin with Meaning

Alphabetical list of Flower Meanings

Flora Timekeeping
Flora's Clock
The Floral Week
The Calendar of Flora

A Trick of the Flower Fairy
(Tobacco)

The Sultana Tulipia
[1] [2] [3] [4]
(Tulip)

Fragments Taken at Random from the album of the rose
[1] [2] [3] [4]
[5] [6] [7] [8] [9]
(Rose)

NARCISSA
(Daffodil)

Serious Displute In Relation to the Violet: Between The Flower Fairy and An Academy Which Prefers To Remain Anonymous.
(Violet)

SISTER NÉNUPHAR
(Water Lily)

CAMELLIA'S REGRETS

DAISY
MARGUERTINE The Oracle of the Meadows

CANZONE - The Flower of Forgetfulness

Flowers of the Ball-room

THE MYRTLE and THE LAUREL

PIANTO
The Everlasting Flower

Plates:
Differences in Plates

The Flowers

Differences in Bindings

 

 
The Floral Year (by Date)

Alphabetical List of Flower Names with Meaning and their day of the year

A - D
E - K
L - N
O - R
S - Z

Alphabetical List of Meaning of Flowers with Flower Name and its day of the year

A-F  G-L  M-R   S-Z

This book includes flowers, trees, herbs, vegetables and grains.