Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Floral Painting


Floral Paintings are much sought after by our customers recently.  They can be used to decorate living room, dining area and bedrooms.  We have done paintings of many different types of flowers.  Here is a list of the flowers and their meanings:

A

Acacia: Hidden love, Beauty in withdrawal 

Ambrosia: Love requited 

Amaryllis: Pridefulness 

Aster: Symbolizing love, Delicacy

Anemone: A love that is diminishing, Vanishing hopes

Almond Blossom: Symbolizing hope, Delicacy, Sweetness

Apple Blossom: Good fortune, Harbinger of better things, A strong liking

Arum: Intense feeling of love

Arbutus: I love only thee 

Azalea: A symbol of womanhood in China, Passion, Fragility, Take care

B

Baby’s Breath: Purity of heart, Innocence

Begonia: Be cautious, A fanciful mind 

Bachelor Button: Celibacy, The blessedness of being single

Balsam: Fervent love 

Balm: Compassion, Empathy

Bittersweet: Trueness 

Bird of Paradise: Usually given these days by a woman to a man to symbolize faithfulness

Bluebell: Gratitude, Constancy, Humility

Buttercup: Riches, Childishness

Black Bryont: Be my support 

C

Caladium: Immense delight and joy

Camellia: Perfection, Gratitude

Carnation (Red): Aching heart, Admiration 

Christmas Rose: Allay my disquiet 

Crocus: Good cheer, Happiness, Do not treat me badly

Cyclamen: Good-Bye, Resignation

Clover (Four-leaf): Will you be mine?

Clover (White): Think of me

Clematis: Ingenuity, Artifice

Cornflower: Refinement, Delicacy

D

Daffodil: The sun is bright when I am with you, Respect, Sunshine, Unrequited love, Regard 

Dahlia: Elegance and Dignity, Forever thine

Daisy: Beauty, Innocence, I will never tell, Loyal love, Purity

Day-Lily (Yellow): Coquetry 

Dandelion: Love’s oracle, Happiness, Faithfulness

Date-Plum: Resistance

Delphinium: Fun, Big-hearted

Dog Rose: Pleasure and Pain

Dogwood: Am I indifferent to you? 

Dragon Root: Ardor

E

Edelweiss: Noble purity, Courage, Daring

Endine: Frugality

Elder Flower: Symbolizing Zeal

Eglantine: Poetry

Everlasting: - Never ending memory

Euphorbia: Persistence

Eremurus: Endurance

Eupatorium: Delay

Epigaea: Budding

Eucalyptus: Protection

F

Forget-Me-Not: As its name suggests: Forget me not, Memories, True love 

Forsythia: Expectation, Anticipation 

Fuchsia: Good taste

Fern: Fascination.

Filbert: Reconciliation

Flax: Symbol of domesticity 

Flora’s Bell: Without pretentiousness 

Flowering Reed: Confide in heaven

G

Gladiolus: Strength of character, Love at first sight, Generosity

Gardenia: Secret love, You are lovely 

Galax: Encouragement 

Geranium: Folly, Stupidity

Gerbera: You are the sunshine of my life 

Gloxinia: Love at first sight 

Goldenrod: Be cautious

Goats-Rue: Reason 

Goosefoot: Insult 

Globe Amaranth: Unfading Love 

H

Heliotrope: Devotion 

Hibiscus: Delicate beauty, Consumed by love 

Holly: Am I forgotten, Domestic happiness, Defense, Domestic Happiness 

Hollyhock: Fruitfulness 

Honeyflower: - Secret love, Sweetness of disposition, Sweet, Affection, 

Honeysuckle: Bond of love 

Honeysuckle (Coral): I Love You 

Hyacinth: Flower dedicated to Apollo, Rashness,

Hyacinth (Yellow): Jealousy

Heliotrope: Devotion

I

Iris: Wisdom and Valor, Faith, Promise in love, Hope

Iris (German): Flame 

Iris (Yellow): Passion 

Ivy: Affection, Friendship, Fidelity, Wedded love 

Ivy (Sprig of white tendrils): Affection, Anxious to please

Indian Cress: Resignation 

Ipomen Scarlet: Embrace

Indian Cane: Rendezvous

Immortal Flowers: Unfading remembrance

Ipomoea: I attach myself to you

J

Jasmine (Indian): Love, Attachment

Jasmine (Yellow): Elegance, Grace, Modesty

Jasmine (Spanish): Sensuality

Japonica: Symbol of love, Sincerity 

Jerusalem Oak: Your love is reciprocated 

Jonquil: Sympathy, Desire, Affection returned, Love me, Affection Returned 

Juniper: Chastity, Eternity

K

King’s Spear: Regret

Kennedia: Intellectual beauty

L

Laburnum: Blackness 

Lady’s Slipper: Capricious beauty, Win me

Lucerne: Life 

Larkspur: Lightness, An open heart, Levity

Larkspur (White): Happy-go-lucky, Joyful 

Larkspur (Purple): Sweet disposition 

Lantana: Rigor

Lily: Purity of heart, Majesty and Honor 

Lemon Blossom I promise to be true, Fidelity in love

Lilac: Pride, Beauty

Lily: of the Valley: Humility, Happiness, Tears of the Virgin Mary, Sweetness 

Lotus: Forgetful of the past, Estranged love

Laurel: Glory

Lavender: Devotion, Love

M

Marjoram: Happiness, Joy

Madder: Calumny 

Magnolia: Perseverance, Nobility

Marigold: Sorrow, Jealousy, Caress, Pretty love, Affection, Sacred, Affection 

Maidenhair: Discretion

Morning Glory: Affection 

Manchineel: Betrayal

Mimosa: - Secret Love 

Mugwort: Happiness 

Mulberry: Prudence

Mallow: Sweetness, Delicate beauty 

Mandrake: Scarcity

Myrtle: Hebrew emblem of Marriage, Love

Maple: Reserve

N

Nasturtium: Victory in Battle, Conquest

Narcissus (White): Selfishness 

Narcissus: Stay as sweet as you are, Formality 

Nightshade: Truth 

Nettle: Cruelty 

Nosegay: Gallantry

O

Orchid (Cattleya): Mature charm 

Orchid: Symbol for many children in China, Refinement, Beauty, Love, Beauty

Orange Blossom: Eternal Love, Innocence, Marriage and Fruitfulness 

Oak: Hospitality

Osmunda: Revere 

Ophrys Spider: Dexterity 

Ophrys Fly: Mistake 

Olive: Peace 

Oleander: Caution

Orange-Tree: Generosity 

Orange-Blossom: Chastity 

Orange (Milkweed): Deceit 

P

Phlox: Harmony, A good partnership 

Passion-Flower: Belief 

Peppermint: Warmth of feeling 

Periwinkle: Sweet remembrance 

Poppy (General): Imagination, Oblivion, Eternal sleep 

Primrose (Evening): Inconstancy 

Petunia: Your presence soothes me, Anger, Resentment, Anger 

Pansy: Merriment, Thoughtful reflection 

Peach Blossom: I am your captive

Peppermint: Cordiality 

Q

Quaking Grass: A symbol of agitation.

Queen Anne's Lace: Fantasy

R

Rose (Red): Passion, Love

Rose (White): Purity, Virginity

Rose (Yellow): Infidelity, Jealousy

Rose (Coral): Desire

Rose (Pink): Grace and Sweetness, Secret love, Perfect happiness, Secret Love 

Rose (Dark pink): Thankfulness 

Rose (Pale pink): Joy, Grace

Rosebud (Red): Pure and Lovely

Rosemary: Remembrance

Rhododendron: I am dangerous, Danger, Beware

S

Sunflower (Tall): Pride, False riches 

Sunflower ( Dwarf): Adoration

Snowdrop: Consolation, Hope 

Sage: Great respect, Wisdom, Female fidelity

Snapdragon: Strength, Gracious lady 

Satin-Flower: Sincerity 

Spider Flower: Elope with me

Sweet-William: Gallantry, Grant me one smile

Sweetpea: Thank you for a lovely time, Blissful pleasure, Departure, Good-by 

Star of Bethlehem: Reconciliation, Atonement

T

Tulip (General): Fame, Perfect lover, Flower Emblem of Holland 

Tulip (Yellow): Hopeless love, There's sunshine in your smile 

Tulip (Variegated): Beautiful eyes 

Tulip (Red): Declaration of love, Believe me

Thornapple: I dreamed of thee

Tuberose: Dangerous pleasures

Teasel: Misanthropy 

Trumpet Flower: Separation

V

Valerian: - Accommodating disposition

Verbena: Sensibility, Pray for me 

Violet: Modesty

Violet (White): Let´s take a chance

Violet (Blue): Love, Faithfulness, Watchfulness

Virgin’s-Bower: Artifice 

Venus Flytrap: Caught at Last 

Viscaria: Will you dance with me? 

Veronica: Fidelity

Vervain: Enchantment

W

Water Lily: Purity of heart 

Water Lily (Yellow): Growing indifference

Water Lily (White): Eloquence 

Wall Flower: Lasting beauty, Fidelity, Faithful in adversity 

Wisteria: Welcome

Windflower: Sincerity, Love, Abandonment

Witch Hazel: A spell

Wild Rose-Tree: Poetical person

Wood-Sorrel: Joy 

Whortleberry: Treachery

X

Xeranthemum: Cheerful in adversity

Y

Yarrow: Healing, Health

Yew: Sadness 

Z

Zinnia: Thoughts of absent friends

Zinnia (Yellow): Daily remembrance 

Zinnia (Magenta): Lasting Affection 

Zinnia (White): Goodness 

Zinnia (Scarlet): Constancy 

Zephyranth: Fond Caresses

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