Meanings of Flowers, Trees and Plants


Meanings of Flowers, Trees and Plants

Nature was an integral part of the celtic belief system, plants were honoured as teachers and gifts of magic.

Meanings of Flowers Trees and PlantsThe celts believed that everything contained a life force and seen magic in all things they found in their environment.

Below you will find various herbs, shrubs, flowers and trees and their meanings in folklore. They have been split up into alphabetical order just to make life that little bit easier but as this section grows they will be allocated to their own letter.

I hope you find what you are looking for, if there is a plant you would specifically like to see included please contact me and it will be added.

Meaning and Symbolism of Raspberry Raspberry Often used to detect the fertility of soil it is used for spells that require detection or preserving things as its berries were used to make jam.
Meaning and Symbolism of Reed Reed The reed symbolizes flexibility, rapid growth and expansion. Its stalks can also be used for making flutes. It is good for music, growth and expansion.
Meaning and Symbolism of Rose Rose With its beautiful flowers and its deadly thorns this is another plant which symbolizes deadly beauty. It is used for glamours, enchantments and love potions.
Meaning and Symbolism of Rue Rue As the name suggests this plant governs sadness and sorrow. It is used to create depression but can also be used to help banish it.
Meaning and Symbolism of Spruce Spruce It is a versatile tree that is a fast grower and proves dominant within its territory. Its wood is good at storing/conducting energy and it is seen as good to use when bargaining with Earth elementals.
Meaning and Symbolism of Strawberry Strawberry Used for love spells, its symbolism is that of love, temptation, passion and rewarded effort.
Meaning and Symbolism of Sycamore Sycamore This tree represents growth, persistance, strength and endurance.
Meaning and Symbolism of Thistle Thistle This plant is also known as Pixies' Gloves.
Meaning and Symbolism of Vervain Vervain This plant was used to boost energy, strength and heartrates. The druids seen it as a very powerful plant using it in potions to increase the length and power of their effects.
Meaning and Symbolism of Water Lilly Water Lilly This plant symbolizes purity and stability in an unstable environment. It is used for spells that require purity or to invoke cultured mannerisms.
Meaning and Symbolism of Wintergreen Wintergreen Symbolizing coolness, calmness and refreshment, it is used to soothe fears and to calm the nerves.
Meaning and Symbolism of Wormwood Wormwood An extremely dangerous, poisonous plant, it is sometimes used to induce visions or to harm spirits.

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