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Language
of Flowers


   

FLORA'S DIAL  - 1845
containing A FLOWER DEDICATED TO EACH DAY IN THE YEAR

this is an enhanced listing of the index of the book
alphabetical by Flower Names
O-R

now available in paperback Volume I

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THE FLOWERS PERSONIFIED - 1847

Alphabetical list of Flower names in English, French & Latin with Meaning

Alphabetical list of Flower Meanings

Flora Timekeeping
Flora's Clock (Hour)
The Floral Week (Day)
The Calendar of Flora (Month)

The Poet Jacobus Supposed He Had Found a Subject For An Epic Poem
(Pansy)  The secret language of flowers

I. The Flowers Converse

II. Where We Show That The Language of Flowers May Cause a Man To Lose The Tip of His Nose.


FLORA'S DIAL - 1845

The Floral Year (Date)

Alphabetical List of Flowers with Meaning and their day of the year

A - D
E - K
L - N
O - R
S - Z

Alphabetical List of Meaning of Flowers with Flower Name and its day of the year

A-F  G-L  M-R   S-Z

 

    Month

Day

Flower Flower Meaning
 

O

January

1

Oak Geranium

True Friendship

   

January

24

Oak-Leaf

Welcome

 

 

May

28

Oleander

Beware

   

March

8

Olive

Peace

   

May

5

Ophrys

Disgust

   

January

26

Orange Flower

Chastity

   

July

31

Osier

Frankness

   

October

28

Osmunda

Dreams

   

October

29

Ox-Eye Daisy

Disappointment

           
           
 

P

June

17

Palm

Spiritual

   

February

4

Pansy

I think of thee

   

October

30

Parsley

Fickleness

   

June

23

Pasque Flower

I have no claims

   

June

22

Passion Flower

Faith

   

July

30

Patagonian Mint

Virtue

   

February

17

Pea

Respect

   

April

25

Peach Blossom

I am yours

   

August

17

Pear

Affection

   

June

21

Peony

Shame

   

October

27

Peppermint

Cordiality

   

January

31

Periwinkle

Tender Recollections

   

December

22

Petunia

Not as proud as you are pretty

   

May

26

Phlox

Unanimity

   

August

19

Pimpernel

Faithlessness

   

March

21

Pine

Pity

   

February

8

Pine Apple

Perfection

   

March

26

Pitch-Pine

Philosophy

   

October

24

Plane Tree

Grace

   

October

23

Polyanthus

Pride of Riches

   

June

10

Pomegranate

Foolishness

   

June

13

Potatoe-Blossom

Benevolence

   

June

12

Prickly Pear

Dinna Forget

   

May

7

Primrose

Inconstancy

           
           
 

Q

May

6

Quince

Scornful Beauty

             
             
   

R

October

21

Ranunculus

Fascination

     

October

15

Raspberry

Misery

     

March

3

Red Pink

Pure Love

     

May

10

Red Poppy

Consolation

     

July

7

Red Rose Bud

Pure

     

June

7

Red Tulip

Declaration of Love

     

October

17

Reed

Single Blessedness

     

April

4

Reeds

Musical Voice

     

October

18

Rhododendron

Danger

     

May

25

Rhubarb

Advice

     

December

16

Rock Rose

Security

     

September

15

Rose Acacia

Elegance

     

October

20

Rose Campion

Gentleness

     

March

4

Rose Geranium

Preference

     

October

12

Rose Mundi

Your are Merry

     

October

22

Rose-colored Primrose

Neglected Genius

     

January

17

Rosemary

Affectionate Remembrance

     

October

11

Rudbeckia

Pure-minded

     

January

18

Rue

Changeable Disposition

     

April

2

Rush

Quietness

     

February

18

Rye-Grass

Vice