What Does the Anemone Flower Stand For?

The anemone has both a positive and negative meaning. Because Greek mythology holds that the anemone sprang from the death of Adonis--either from his blood or from Aphrodite's tears--the flower can mean forsaken. However, magical and fairy lore link the anemone with luck and protection from evil.

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