Home > Resources > Flower Symbolism > Flower Symbols

Flower Symbols: Resources for Specific Flowers

The following flower symbol links provide a deeper dive into the meaning and history of specific popular flowers. Explore the meaning of many flower names.

Learn about the role that bluebells play in the fairy kingdom. Or the contrasting flower symbols connected to poppies. Find comfort and inspiration in the beauty and rich history of flower symbols!

Links to all specific flower symbols articles below.

Red and Pink Peonies Specific Flower Symbols

Photo Credit Andrew Karlsen

Featured Flower Symbol: Marigolds

Marigold Meaning in Astrology

Marigold Flower Symbols

Marigolds derive their name from the practice of placing them at the feet of statues of the Virgin Mary. Gold was preferred by the church but those too poor to give gold would offer these beautiful golden flowers. On the other hand, marigolds have been used as love charms and wedding flowers. They were also believed to offer protection from the plague.

Learn more about this fascinating flower! Read full article on Marigold Meaning in Romance, Astrology and Religion

All Flower Symbols

Bluebells
Bluebells are linked to the realm of fairies. Explore bluebell flowers symbols.

Calla Lilies
Calla lilies have been used for winter solstice. Learn about calla lily flowers.

Camellias
Camellias are significant in many parts of China. Discover camellias.

Daffodils
Daffodils have both positive and negative meanings. More about daffodil flowers.

Daisies
Daises have medicinal and commercial uses. Learn more about daisy flower symbols.

Foxglove
Foxglove are said to either hurt or heal. More about foxgloves.

Irises
Irises meaning is closely related to the fleur-de-lis. Learn more about irises.

Lilies
Lily flower meaning in China is diverse. Learn more about lily flower symbols.

Lupines
The name lupinus means “of wolves.” Learn more about lupines.

Marigolds
Marigolds are love charm and protection from the plague. Learn more about  marigold symbols.

Roses
The meaning of a rose depends greatly on the color. Learn more about rose meanings.

Sunflowers
Sunflowers turn their heads to the sun. Learn more about sunflower meanings.

Morning Glories
The star-shaped morning glory represents two lovers. Learn more about morning glories.

Orchids
Orchid meaning varies widely for this unique flower. Learn more about orchids.

Poinsettia
Poinsettia are the most loved flower for Christmas. More about poinsettia flower symbols.

Poppies
The poppy is a powerful, magical flower. Learn more about poppies

Sweet Pea Flowers
Sweet pea flower meanings include blissful pleasure and good-bye. Learn about sweet peas.

Tulip Meaning
Tulips have been the focus of wild trading and high prices. Learn more about tulips.

Floral Art & Gifts

Brighten up any space with gifts and decor featuring beautiful flowers! Find posters, canvas prints, coffee mugs and more. All products made in the United States. Selected products below. See all floral art & gifts.

Other Flower Symbolism Resources on the Web