Meaning of Flowers

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The Language of Flowers: Decode the Meaning Behind Your Blossoms 🌸🌼🌺

At Darling Buds - Annandale Florist, we believe every flower carries a message. Explore the symbolism behind our exquisite blooms, handpicked for you in Sydney and Sydney's Inner West. With same-day delivery, convey your sentiments with precision.


  • Almond flowers: Symbolize hope.
  • Allium: A harbinger of good fortune.
  • Amaryllis: Represents pride.
  • Anthurium: Signifies attraction.
  • Anemone: Conveys feelings of forsakenness.
  • Aster: A symbol of love and new beginnings.


  • Bachelor's Button: Reflects solitude.
  • Balm: Offers sympathy.
  • Basil: Wishes for the best.
  • Bay leaf: Symbolizes change, even in death.
  • Bell flower, white: Expresses gratitude.
  • Bergamot: Represents irresistible charm.
  • Bird of Paradise: Evokes the strange and wonderful.
  • Bluebell: Symbolizes constancy.
  • Borage: Represents courage.
  • Broom: Signifies humility.
  • Buttercup: Reflects childishness.


  • Camellia: Represents honest excellence.
  • Campanula: Conveys gratitude.
  • Carnation, pink: A promise to never forget.
  • Carnation, red: Expresses heartache.
  • Carnation, striped: Indicates reluctance.
  • Carnation, white: Signifies purity or good luck.
  • Carnation, yellow: Reflects disappointment.
  • China rose, Paeonia: Symbolizes eternal beauty.
  • Chrysanthemum: Represents love and hope.
  • Clover, four-leaved: Symbolizes a desire for love.
  • Coreopsis: Reflects love at first sight.
  • Crocus: Represents youthfulness.
  • Cuckoo pint: Symbolizes ardor.


  • Daffodil: Represents regard.
  • Dahlia: Symbolizes instability.
  • Daisy: Reflects innocence, new beginnings, and shared sentiments.
  • Delphinium: Represents swiftness.
  • Dogwood: Symbolizes endurance.


  • Fennel: Conveys flattery.
  • Fern: Reflects sincerity.
  • Forget-Me-Not: Symbolizes true love and serves as a keepsake.
  • Furze or Gorse: Represents enduring affection.
  • Freesia: Reflects calmness.
  • French Marigold: Symbolizes jealousy.


  • Gardenia: Represents ecstasy and grace.
  • Gentian: Symbolizes loveliness.
  • Geranium: May convey a message of childishness.
  • Gerbera: Represents purity.
  • Gladiolus: Reflects natural grace.


  • Hare bell: Symbolizes grief.
  • Heartsease: Conveys constant thoughts.
  • Heather: Represents passion and admiration.
  • Heliotrope: Symbolizes devotion.
  • Hibiscus: Encourages seizing opportunities.
  • Hollyhock: Represents fertility.
  • Honeysuckle: Reflects bonds of love.
  • Heather: Conveys admiration.
  • Hyacinth: May symbolize an apology and plea for forgiveness.
  • Hydrangea: Symbolizes boasting.


  • Ice Plant: Reflects the chilling effect of one's appearance.
  • Ivy: Symbolizes fidelity, friendship, and marriage.
  • Iris: Represents conveying a message.


  • Jasmine: Symbolizes grace and good luck.
  • Jonquil: Reflects a hope for the return of affection.


  • Lavender: Symbolizes luck and devotion.
  • Lemon Balm: Reflects sympathy.
  • Lilac: Represents first love.
  • Lily: Symbolizes purity, modesty, and innocence.
  • Lily of the Valley: Signifies purity and the return of happiness.
  • Lily, Calla: Represents beauty.


  • Magnolia: Symbolizes dignity.
  • Marigold: Represents health, grief, or despair.
  • Marjoram: Reflects kindness and courtesy.
  • Mimosa: Symbolizes sensitivity.
  • Myrtle: Represents fidelity.


  • Narcissus: Reflects egotism.
  • Nasturtium: Symbolizes jest.


  • Oregano: Represents joy.
  • Orchid: Symbolizes love, beauty, and refinement.


  • Pansy: Reflects loving thoughts.
  • Periwinkle: Represents happy memories.
  • Phlox: Signifies agreement.
  • Poppy: Reflects dreams.
  • Primrose: Symbolizes an inability to live without someone.
  • Protea: Represents the challenge of desire.


  • Queen Anne's Lace: Symbolizes self-reliance.
  • Quince: Represents temptation.


  • Ranunculus: Symbolizes charm.
  • Rose, cabbage: Serves as an ambassador of love.
  • Rose, red: Symbolizes love.
  • Rose, pink: Represents grace and beauty.
  • Rose, yellow: Signifies friendship.
  • Rosemary: Symbolizes remembrance and constancy.
  • Rue: Represents contrition.


  • Sage: Symbolizes gratitude and domestic virtue.
  • Snapdragon: Reflects impetuousness.
  • Snowdrop: Symbolizes hope.
  • Star of Bethlehem: Represents purity.
  • Sunflower: Signifies power.
  • Sweet Pea: Reflects lasting pleasure.
  • Sweet William: Symbolizes gallantry.


  • Tuberose: Represents voluptuousness.
  • Tulip, red: Symbolizes declaration of love.


  • Violet: Symbolizes loyalty, modesty, and humility.
  • Violet, blue: Represents faithfulness.


  • Water lily: Symbolizes perfect beauty.
  • Wormwood: Represents grief.
  • Wheat: Symbolizes the riches of the continuation of life.
  • Wisteria: Reflects obedience.
  • Willow, weeping: Symbolizes mourning.
  • Wallflower: Represents fidelity.


  • Yew: Symbolizes sorrow.


  • Zinnia: Represents absence.

Explore the profound meanings behind each flower with Darling Buds - Annandale Florist. Express your sentiments with precision through our exquisite selection of blooms, available for same-day delivery in Sydney and Sydney's Inner West.