24 Plants With Symbolic Meanings
According to Christian legend,the first carnations sprang from the Virgin Mary's tears as she walked to
In Greek mythology,Hyacinth was accidentally killed by his friend,Apollo. The beautiful flower is said
to have sprung from the place on which he fell.
Ancient Greeks believed that if Marjoram grew on a grave, the deceased would enjoy eternal happiness.
Greek mythology tells the story of young Narcissus,who was so vain that he fell in love with his own
reflection in the water. When he leaned into the water to kiss the beautiful image,he drowned.The beautiful
and proud Narcissus flower sprang where he died.
The Greek goddess Venus mourned the loss of her love Adonis. Her sorrowful tears turned a white rose red.
Basil: love,serious intentions
Carnation: motherly love
Daisy: candor, innocence
Hyacinth: sorrowful loneliness
Lemon balm: long life, immortality
Blue lilac: first love
White lilac: innocence
Parsley: joy, romance
Red poppy: bravery,valor
Sage: long life,wisdom
Sweet bay: triumph,courage
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