The big day is coming up fast! That’s right – Valentine’s Day is only a little ways away! If you’re like most of the millions of Americans out there, you will be buying flowers this Valentine’s Day for your significant other. But did you know that each flower has a different meaning?


Knowing the correct Valentine’s Day flowers meaning can be the ultimate gesture of love. Some flowers express commitment, some express passion, and all sorts of other things! So if you’re wanting to add a little sentimentality to your gift this year, show up with not just a boquet of flowers, bring a story of their meaning with them. Check out the guide below to see what the meaning of different flowers are.

Valentine’s Day Flowers Meanings:


Carnations symbolize fascination and the joy of new love. They vary depending on color:

Red Carnations: Symbolize love, pride and admiration;
Pink Carnations: Symbolize the love of a woman
Yellow Carnations: Symbolize disdain, rejection or disappointment
White Carnations: Symbolize innocence andpure love.


Roses symbolize love, romance, beauty, and perfection. The symbolism varies based on color:

Red Roses: A red rose is an undeniably strong expression of love.
White Roses: White is the color of purity and innocence.
Yellow Roses: Yellow roses are an expression of exuberance.
Pink Roses: Pink roses are used to convey admiration, and gratitude.


Daisies symbolize beauty, innocence, and purity. They convey loyal love, steadfast trust and will never tell another’s secret. The Gerbera Daisy conveys cheerfulness as well as beauty and innocence.


Daffodils symbolize regard and chivalry. They are indicative of rebirth, new beginnings and eternal life. It also symbolizes unrequited love. A single daffodil foretells a misfortune while a bunch of daffodils indicate joy and happiness.


Lilies symbolize purity and refined beauty, passiongaiety, and the Lily of the Valley symbolizes those as well as a sweetness and purity of heart.


Tulips stand for perfect love. They signify a declaration of love and passion. They also can symbolize fame, warmth, or everlasting love.