• Sunflowers

Meaning: Adoration

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“Lovers alone wear sunlight.”
― E.E. Cummings
  • Chrysanthemums (white)

Meaning: Trueness

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“In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
― George Orwell
  • Cherry Blossoms

Meaning: Spiritual beauty

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“Nature never taught me that there exists a God of glory and of infinite majesty. I had to learn that in other ways. But nature gave the word "glory" a meaning for me.”
― C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves
  • Calla Lily

Meaning: Purity

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“I am too pure for you or anyone.”
― Sylvia Plath, The Collected Poems
  • Amaryllis

Meaning: Splendid beauty

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“I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects.”
― Oscar Wilde
  • Baby’s Breath

Meaning: Innocence

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“All things truly wicked start from innocence.”
― Ernest Hemingway
  • Black-Eyed Susan

Meaning: Encouragement

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“The noble-minded encourage what is beautiful in people and discourage what is ugly in them. Little people do just the opposite.”
― Confucius, The Analects
  • Camellia (pink)

Meaning: Deep Desire

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“I desire
And I crave.”
― Sappho, Fragments
  • Gardenia

Meaning: Sweetness

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“He kissed her because it came about quite naturally; he found sweetness sleeping still upon her lips, and felt that he had never been away.”
― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Beautiful and Damned
  • Rose (Dark red)

Meaning: Unconscious beauty

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“True beauty is something that attacks, overpowers, robs, and finally destroys.”
― Yukio Mishima