The Language of Flowers: Victoria’s Dictionary of Flowers: L

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Laburnum (Laburnum anagyroides)… pensive beauty
Lady’s slipper (Cypripedium)… capricious beauty
Lantana (Lantana)… Rigor
Larch (Larix decidua)… Audacity
Larkspur (Consolida)… Lightness
Laurel (Laurus nobilis)… Glory and success
Lavender (Lavandula)… Mistrust
Lemon (Citrus limon)… Discretion
Lettuce (Lactuca sativa)… Coldheartedness
Liatris (Liatris)… I will try again
Lichen (Parmelia)… Dejection
Lilac (Syringa)… First emotions of love
Lily (Lilum)… Majesty
Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis)… Return of happiness
Linden tree (Tilia)… Conjugal love
Lisianthus (Eustoma)… Appreciation
Lobelia (Lobelia)… Malevolence
Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera)… Purity
Love-in-a-mist (Nigella damascena)… Perplexity
Love-lies-bleeding (Amaranthus caudatus)… Hopeless but not helpless
Lungwort (Pulmonaria)… You are my life
Lupine (Lupinus)… Imagination

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