an iris, Iris verna, of the eastern U.S., having solitary, violet-blue flowers.
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What Certain Flowers Are SayingLike precious stones and tarot cards, flowers have symbolic meanings that only some understand. Different flowers represent sorrow, repentance, unrequited love, or beauty. Here are some of the most popular Mother’s Day flowers and their associated meanings. Do you know what these blooms are saying? Most of us appreciate flowers just because they are beautiful and not for their symbolic meanings, but this year you …
- violent storm,
- violet family,
- violet wood,
- violin clef,
- violin spider
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