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 "Join me (Chive) as we explore the wisdom (Sage) and wit (Coreopsis) of these heartwarming (Aster) and enduring (Tansy foliage) sentiments known as the Language of Flowers."
Chive- unity, patience
Sage- wisdom, great respect
Coreopsis- always cheerful
Aster- love
Tansy- life everlasting

Herb/Flower~ Genus_latin epithet- Translation

Anemone~ Anemone spp.- anticipation, luck, faith, expectation

Angel Wings~ Oroxylum indicum - divine blessings

Apple~ Malus spp. - good fortune, better things to come, preference

Aster~ Aster novi-belgii- love, (Aster - Greek= ‘star’)

Balsam Fir~ Abies balsamea- ardent love, (Fir- time, Pine- hope)

Basil~ Ocimum basilicum- love, good luck, (Greek- basileus = `king')

Bay Laurel~ Laurus nobilis- peace, quiet, victory, prosperity

Bee Balm~ Monarda spp.- sweet victories, compassion

Betony~ Stachys officinalis- clarity of mind

Black Eyed Susan~ Rudbeckia spp.- strength, encouragement

Blueberry~ Vaccinium spp.- prayer, protection

Calendula~ Calendula officinalis- health, joy, remembrance

Catnip~ Nepeta cataria - intoxicated with love

Cedar~ Cedrus spp.- ‘I live but for thee’, think of me

Chamomile~ Matricaria spp.- comfort, patience

Chicory~ Cichorium intybus- frugality

Chive (Alliums) ~ Allium schoenoprasum - unity, patience

Chrysanthemum~ Chrysanthemum spp.- cheerfulness, friendship, loveliness, abundance, joy

Cinnamon~ Cinnamomum spp. - love, beauty, stirs passion,

Cloves~ Syzygium aromaticum - warmth, festivity, strength (nails)

Clove Pink~ Dianthus caryophyllus - symbol of a Mother’s love

Coreopsis~ Coreopsis spp.- always cheerful

Cotton~ Gossypium spp.~ abundance, wealth, simplicity

Daffodil~ Narcissus spp.- new beginnings

Dandelion~ Taraxacum spp.- wishes come true

Delphinium~ Delphinium spp. - big-hearted fun, sweetness, well being

Dill~ Anethum graveolens - tranquility

Daisy, Oxeye Daisy~Leucanthemum vulgare- loyal love, cheerfulness, a token of affection

Dyer’s Chamomile~ Anthemis tinctoria- energy in action, (Daisy-like flowers- loyal love)

Elderberry~ Sambucus spp.- kindness, compassion, zeal

Evening Primrose~ Oenothera biennis- memories, eternal love

Fern~ various -fascination, confidence

Gardenia~ Gardenia jasminoides- you're lovely, secret love

Garlic~ Allium spp.- unity, protection, strength, good luck, courage

Globe Amaranth~ Gomphrena globosa - unfading love

Goldenrod~ Solidago spp. - (Solidago- Latin= ‘to make whole’) encouragement, good fortune

Gooseneck Loosestrife~ Lysimachia clethroides- forgiveness, wishes granted

Hibiscus Blossoms and Pods~ Hibiscus spp. - gentle, symbol of royalty, delicate beauty

Hydrangea~ Hydrangea spp. - devotion, ‘thank you for understanding’, remembrance

Iris~ Iris spp. –faith, cherished friendship, (Iris - Greek= rainbow)

Ladies Mantle~ Alchemilla spp. - comfort, protection

Lamb's Ear~ Stachys byzantina- surprise, support, `I'm here for you', softness

Lavender~ Lavandula spp. - happiness, devotion, luck

Lemon Balm~ Melissa officinalis - healing, long life, cheer, sympathy

Lilac~ Syringa vulgaris- love, beauty, acceptance, sweetness

Lily~ Lilium spp. - majesty, “it’s heavenly to be with you”

Lotus~ Nelumbo spp. - transformation, perfection

Lovage~ Levisticum officinale - strength

Mallow~ Malva spp.- beneficence, act of kindness

Milkweed~ Asclepias spp. - healing (Asclepias or ‘Aesculapius’ was the Greek god of medicine)

Misletoe~ Phoradendron flavescens,Viscum album- peace, love, fertility

Monkshood~ Aconitum spp.- chivalry, used in fighting werewolves

Mullein~ Verbascum thapsus- good nature

Mushroom~ various fungi - eccentricity, peculiarity, unexpected situations, immortality

Mustard, seed~ Brassica spp.- faith

Orange~ Citrus spp. - fruitfulness, ‘for abundant smiles’

Orchid~ Orchidaceae genera - love, beauty, wisdom, thoughtfulness

Oregano~ Origanum vulgare- happiness

Parsley~ Petroselinum crispum- festivity, ‘to banish misfortune’

Patchouli~ Pogostemon cablin - enhances romantic mood

Peony~ Paeonia spp. - healing, return of happiness (In Greek mythology Paeon was ‘physician to the gods’)

Peppermint~ Mentha x piperita- cordiality, `warm and sincere'

Periwinkle~ Vinca minor - friendship, conjugal love, peace (Vinca- Latin vincere= `to overcome')

Pine~ Pinus spp.- hope, loyalty, warm friendship

Purple Coneflower~ Echinacea purpurea - health, strength

Pussy Willow~ Salix spp.- symbol of a mother's love, friendship

Queen Anne's Lace~ Daucus carota- grace in bloom

Raspberry~ Rubus spp.- kindness, fruition

Rose~ Rosa spp. - love

Rose Geranium~ Pelargonium graveolens- preference, comfort, `to lift the spirit'

Rosemary~ Rosmarinus officinalis - remembrance, friendship

Rue~ Ruta graveolens- grace

Sage~ Salvia officinalis - wisdom, great respect, blissful marriage

Sandalwood~ Santalum spp.- healing, spiritual awareness

Sedum~ Hylotelephium spectabile (formerly Sedum spectabile) - ‘hospitality’, ‘warm welcome’

Southernwood~ Artemisia abrotanum - romance, bantering jest

Spearmint~ Mentha spicata - warmth of sentiment

Spirea~ Spirea spp.- victory

Sunflower~ Helianthus spp. - happiness, adoration, ‘God’s smile’

Sweet Cicely~ Myrrhis odorata - gladness, sincerity, hidden worth

Sweet Pea, perennial~ Lathyrus latifolius- lasting pleasure

Sweet Woodruff~ Galium odoratum - faithful and true, `be cheerful and rejoice in life'

Tansy~ Tanacetum vulgare - life everlasting

Thistle~ Asteraceae genera- nobility of character

Thyme~ Thymus spp. - happiness, courage

Tulip~ Tulipa spp. - perfect love

Violet~ Viola spp.- faithfulness, modesty

Wheat~ Triticum spp. - prosperity, Swedish symbol of peace

Wild Geranium~ Geranium maculatum- true friend

Wormwood~ Artemisia absinthium - comfort of heart, `do not be discouraged’, absence

Yarrow~ Achillea spp. - comfort, health, cure for heartache