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  • DC | York Flowers
  • (202) 363 1150
  • 5023 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington, DC 20016

About us

York Flowers

York Flowers strives to provide the best quality, value, and service to all of our wonderful clientele. Being family owned and operated since 1942, York Flowers has reached and surpassed our goal of delighting our customers for over 70 years, and we like to think we’re just getting started!

Flower Meanings

Unlock the mystery of flowers and send an extra special message! Many popular flowers have a unique meaning, below we've listed several. Now you can create a gift with even more meaning.

Amaryllis - Pastoral poetry.

Aster - Daintiness & love. Fidelity.

Azalea - Take care of yourself for me. Fragile passion.

Bells of Ireland - Good luck.

Bittersweet - Truth.

Cactus - Endurance.

Camellia - Admiration. Perfection.

Carnation (general) - Fascination. Love. Distinction.

Carnation (red) - Deep love & affection.

Carnation (pink) - I'll never forget you. A mother's undying love.

Carnation (purple) - Capriciousness.

Carnation (green) - Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Carnation (white) - Sweet & lovely. Innocence. Pure love. Good luck.

Cattail - Peace. Prosperity.

Chrysanthemum - Cheerfulness & rest. You're a wonderful friend.

Chrysanthemum (red) - Love. Good luck & best wishes.

Chrysanthemum (white) - Truth.

Chrysanthemum (yellow) - Slighted love.

Daffodil - Regard. You're the only one.

Daisy - Innocence. Purity. Gentleness. Loyal love.

Delphinium - Open heart. Ardent attachment.

Gardenia - You're lovely. Secret love.

Gladiolus - Remembrance. Sincerity.

Heather - Admiration. Solitude.

Hyacinth (purple) - I'm sorry. Please forgive me.

Hyacinth (pink) - Play.

Hyacinth (white) - Loveliness. I'll pray for you.

Hydrangea - Thank you for understanding.

Iris - Faith. Hope. Wisdom & valor. My compliments.

Ivy - Wedded love. Fidelity. Affection.

Larkspur - Lightness & swiftness.

Lily (general) - Purity of the heart.

Lily (calla) - Beauty.

Lily (tiger) - Wealth.

Lily (white) - Innocence & purity. Sweetness. Majesty.

Lily (yellow) - Gratitude & gaiety.

Lily of the Valley - Sweetness. Return to happiness. Humility.

Magnolia - Nobility.

Mistletoe - Kiss me. Affection. To surmount difficulties.

Orchid - Love. Beauty. Refinement. Wisdom.

Orchid (cattleya) - Mature charm.

Peony - Happy marriage.

Petunia - Your presence soothes me.

Poppy - Eternal sleep. Imagination.

Primrose - I can't live without you.

Rose (bridal) - Happy love.

Rose (coral) - Desire.

Rose (dark pink) - Thankfulness.

Rose (dark crimson) - Mourning.

Rose (lavender) - Enchantment. Love at first sight.

Rose (peach) - Modesty.

Rose (orange) - Fascination. Enthusiasm.

Rose (red) - I love you. Respect.

Rose (pale pink) - Grace. Joy. Admiration.

Rose (white) - Innocence. Spiritual love & purity.

Rose (yellow) - Joy & gladness. Friendship.

Snapdragon - Gracious. Fascinating. Protection from evil.

Stock - Bonds of affection. Promptness.

Stephanotis - Happiness in marriage. Desire to travel.

Sunflower - Power. Warmth. Nourishment.

Tulip (general) - Gift from a perfect lover. Love.

Tulip (red) - Irresistible love. Believe me. Declaration of love.

Tulip (yellow) - Hopeless love.

Violet - Faithfulness. Modesty.

Zinnia (mixed) - Thinking of an absent friend.