Flower Meanings A

A comprehensive flower identification guide and their respective meanings. You have found a picture of the bouquet you love but cannot identify the flowers. Scroll down our list of flower names and their pictures and hopefully you will come across it.

This is a constant work in progress, my aim is to try to include every single flower but this will take time!

Flowers Pictures and Meanings starting with A


Absinth Wormwood
Acacia
Acorn
Adonis
Agapanthus
Alexander Yellow Loosestrife
Allium
Aloe Flower
Alpinia
Alpinia Zerumbet
Allspice
Alstroemeria
Alyssum
Amaranth
Ambrosia
Amaryllis
Anemone
Angelica
Anise Hyssop
Aniseed
Anthurium
Arbor Vitae
Arbutis
Apple Blossom
Asphodel
Aster
Astilbe
Austrian Rose
Azalea


Absinth Wormwood
Meaning: Separation and Torment of Love.



Acacia
Meaning: Friendship, secret love, beauty in retirement and chaste love. Yellow acacia flowers symbolize secret love.


Acorn
Nordic symbol of life and immortality.


Adonis
Meaning:  Sorrowful recollections.



Agapanthus
Meaning: Greek words – agape and anthes, which mean flower and love respective.


Alexander Yellow Loosestrife
a.k.a Lysimachia punctata


Allium
Meaning: These flowers generally represent unity, and are often traded between married couples or long-time loves. They are also given to express the idea that the giver finds the recipient flawless and elegant in both appearance and manners.


Aloe Vera Flower
Meaning: Grief.
The name was derived from the Arabic alloeh meaning 'bitter' because of the bitter liquid found in the leaves. It is also known as 'lily of the desert', the 'plant of immortality', and the 'medicine plant'.


Alpinia


Alpinia Zerumbet


Allspice
Meaning: Compassion.


Alstroemeria
Meaning: A symbol for friendship and devotion, and is often given as a gift to represent a longstanding bond between the giver and the recipient. It is also thought to symbolize good fortune, prosperity and wealth, and is sometimes presented as an emblem for good luck in new ventures and important life changes.


Alyssum
Meaning: Beauty.
Alyssum is a perennial plant with yellow, white, pink or purple flowers.


Amaranth
Meaning: It's name,derived from the Greek language means unfading and is used as a symbol of immortality. These flowers also represnt unfading affection.


Ambrosia
Meaning: Love Returned, "your love is reciprocated", Mutual Love.


Amaryllis
Meaning: pride, timidity, splendid beauty, intense beauty and determination and perseverance.
The Amaryllis belladonna flowers:



Anemone
Meanings: They are thought to represent anticipation and unfading love, good luck and protection against evil. As a gift, these flowers may be meaningful in a number of ways, from presenting them to someone stepping into a new stage of life, to telling the recipient that you will always love them. On the negative note they are also a symbol of forsaken love.


Angelica
Meaning: Inspiration and encouragement.


Anise Hyssop
Meaning: Wards away evil spirits


Aniseed
Meaning: Restoration of youth


Anthurium
Meaning: Represent a deep romantic attraction. The openness of its blossom is also said to represent hospitality.


Arbor Vitæ
Meaning: Unchanging affection, unchanging friendship.


Arbutis
Meaning: Only love


Apple Blossom
Meaning: Preference, hope and good fortune.


Asphodel
Meaning: Unending regret.


Aster
Meaning: Love, danitiness, patience, and a love of variety. Can also be considered a symbol of elegance and refinement.


Astilbe
Meaning: Patience and dedication to a loved one.


Austrian Rose
Meaning: Thou art all that is lovely


Azalea
Meaning: Take care of yourself for me; fragile passion; Chinese symbol of womanhood.