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* The cover art of ''VideoGame/AmnesiaTheDarkDescent'' depicts a single rose in a puddle on the basement floor. In-game, roses appear to symbolise memories; rose petals appear in the air whenever Daniel remembers something, and background details in the game imply that rose oil is one of the main ingredients of the potion that gave him amnesia in the first place.


** Later, Hermione gets stuck inside Harry's mind for safekeeping (as her body is being possessed by an EldritchAbomination) and notes that each 'door' to a significant part of his mind has an indicator of some form or another. In the case of his psychic connection to [[spoiler: Carol]], [[CourtlyLove who he's been quietly not-so-platonically devoted to]] for a long time [[spoiler: (and they're now an OfficialCouple)]], the door is littered with flower motifs: the aforementioned Viscaria, intertwined with flowering ivy (fidelity, affection, friendship) in an arch, adorned with three roses - red (true romantic love), yellow (friendship, joy, caring), and blue (mystery, impossible, unique). Since Hermione does a lot of unnecessary background reading, she knows ''exactly'' what they mean and is fondly amused.
*** A reviewer suggested that alternatively, the roses can represent the three women Harry is connected to: [[spoiler: Carol]] is the red rose (true love), [[CoolBigSis Jean]] is the yellow rose (caring), and [[spoiler: Maddie]] is the blue (mysterious and unique). WordOfGod has it that that was a complete accident, but remarkably fitting.
*** It's also worth noting that ivy symbolises marriage, and arches - particularly those decorated wtih flowers - are also symbolically closely associated with marriage. {{Foreshadowing}}? Knowing [[Creator/NimbusLlewelyn the author]], you can't rule it out...

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** Later, Hermione gets stuck inside Harry's mind for safekeeping (as her body is being possessed by an EldritchAbomination) and notes that each 'door' to a significant part of his mind has an indicator of some form or another. In the case of his psychic connection to [[spoiler: Carol]], [[CourtlyLove who he's been quietly not-so-platonically devoted to]] for a long time [[spoiler: (and they're now an OfficialCouple)]], the door is littered with flower motifs: the aforementioned Viscaria, intertwined with flowering ivy (fidelity, affection, friendship) friendship, eternity) in an arch, adorned with three roses - red (true romantic love), yellow (friendship, joy, caring), (caring, platonic love), and blue (mystery, impossible, unique).(mystery and impossibility in the West, perfectly fulfilled love in the East). Since Hermione does a lot of unnecessary background reading, she knows ''exactly'' what they mean and is fondly amused.
*** A reviewer suggested that alternatively, the roses can represent the three women Harry is connected to: [[spoiler: Carol]] is the red rose (true love), love and respect), [[CoolBigSis Jean]] is the yellow rose (caring), (caring platonic love), and [[spoiler: Maddie]] is the blue (mysterious and unique). WordOfGod has it that that was a complete accident, but remarkably fitting.
*** It's also worth noting that ivy is tied to the myth of Tristan and Isolde, growing from their graves and intertwining no matter how often they were separated. It also symbolises marriage, and arches - particularly those decorated wtih flowers - are also symbolically closely associated with marriage. {{Foreshadowing}}? Knowing [[Creator/NimbusLlewelyn the author]], you can't rule it out...


* ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'' has, in the sequel, Harry give [[spoiler: Carol]] a Viscaria (slightly squashed after some time in his pocket) as part of his asking her to the Yule Ball, since, as he found on a little consultation with those older and wiser than him (and as he explains in a hurried and dorky gabble) that a Viscaria means "will you dance with me?" The answer is [[spoiler: yes.]]

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* ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'' has, in ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'':
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the sequel, Harry give gives [[spoiler: Carol]] a Viscaria (slightly squashed after some time in his pocket) as part of his asking her to the Yule Ball, since, as he found on a little consultation with those older and wiser than him (and as he explains in a hurried and dorky gabble) that a Viscaria means "will you dance with me?" The answer is [[spoiler: yes.]]]]
** Later, Hermione gets stuck inside Harry's mind for safekeeping (as her body is being possessed by an EldritchAbomination) and notes that each 'door' to a significant part of his mind has an indicator of some form or another. In the case of his psychic connection to [[spoiler: Carol]], [[CourtlyLove who he's been quietly not-so-platonically devoted to]] for a long time [[spoiler: (and they're now an OfficialCouple)]], the door is littered with flower motifs: the aforementioned Viscaria, intertwined with flowering ivy (fidelity, affection, friendship) in an arch, adorned with three roses - red (true romantic love), yellow (friendship, joy, caring), and blue (mystery, impossible, unique). Since Hermione does a lot of unnecessary background reading, she knows ''exactly'' what they mean and is fondly amused.
*** A reviewer suggested that alternatively, the roses can represent the three women Harry is connected to: [[spoiler: Carol]] is the red rose (true love), [[CoolBigSis Jean]] is the yellow rose (caring), and [[spoiler: Maddie]] is the blue (mysterious and unique). WordOfGod has it that that was a complete accident, but remarkably fitting.
*** It's also worth noting that ivy symbolises marriage, and arches - particularly those decorated wtih flowers - are also symbolically closely associated with marriage. {{Foreshadowing}}? Knowing [[Creator/NimbusLlewelyn the author]], you can't rule it out...

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** "Floriography" uses the forget-me-nots to commemorate the singer's dead lover, and symbolizes the lingering memories of their time spent together, even after the body has withered.
** "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wWZCTqF6Hc&ab_channel=MEIKOUploadChannel Hana no Namida]]" directly compares life to a flower--beautiful, yet transient.

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* Roses are, of course, everywhere in ''Manga/GoodbyeMyRoseGarden, and many rose-centric metaphors and similes pop up, usually in [[TheTragicRose a melancholy context.]] Alice compares herself to a rose infected with black spot, Hanako muses on how Alice's distant smile was like a rose shrinking from her touch, and Edward uses a metaphor about roses casting darker shadows when bathed in brighter light to sow doubt in Alice's heart about Hanako. In particular, Alice's rose garden is both a place where she can escape from the world and a reminder of how she must constantly hide her true self deep within her. [[spoiler: Her saying [[TitleDrop "goodbye" to her rose garden]] at the end of the series symbolizes her deciding to live as her true self, no matter the difficulty.]] Incidentally, the Douglas family manor is named Rosebarrow House, and Hanako's name translates to something like "flower child."

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* Music/{{hinayukki}}'s works commonly use flower imageries to symbolize the MonoNoAware themes depicted in the songs.


* ''Series/StarTrekPicard'': The Coppelian synths embrace a floral theme. Dahj was named after a yellow-and-pink orchid (''Orchidaceae Dahj oncidium''), Beautiful Flower is the male Ambassador who encountered the USS ''ibn Majid'', and the ship-disabling vessels which look exactly like giant flowers are called [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Orchids]]. [[https://www.ex-astris-scientia.org/observations/pic_etinarcadiaegoii/28-etinarcadiaegoii.jpg The staff weapons]] held by Codex and Rune vaguely resemble long floral stems, and the tips are styled like petals that haven't bloomed yet.

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* ''Series/StarTrekPicard'': The Coppelian synths embrace a floral theme. Dahj was named after a yellow-and-pink orchid (''Orchidaceae Dahj oncidium''), she and her sister Soji have memories of their father breeding orchids, Beautiful Flower is the male Ambassador who encountered the USS ''ibn Majid'', and the ship-disabling vessels which look exactly like giant flowers are called [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Orchids]]. [[https://www.ex-astris-scientia.org/observations/pic_etinarcadiaegoii/28-etinarcadiaegoii.jpg The staff weapons]] held by Codex and Rune vaguely resemble long floral stems, and the tips are styled like petals that haven't bloomed yet.


* In ''FireEmblemThreeHouses'', you can give students gifts in order to raise support points with them and giving them flowers is a quick way to do so since flowers are easy to obtain. Certain characters have favourite flowers that tie into a personal motif of theirs:

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* In ''FireEmblemThreeHouses'', ''VideoGame/FireEmblemThreeHouses'', you can give students gifts in order to raise support points with them and giving them flowers is a quick way to do so since flowers are easy to obtain. Certain characters have favourite flowers that tie into a personal motif of theirs:

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* In ''FireEmblemThreeHouses'', you can give students gifts in order to raise support points with them and giving them flowers is a quick way to do so since flowers are easy to obtain. Certain characters have favourite flowers that tie into a personal motif of theirs:
** Bernadetta states in a conversation with Byleth that she loves carnivorous plants, so her favourite is Pitcher Plants.
** Dorothea's flowers are roses, symbolic of beauty and love, which fits with Dorothea's goals to use her looks to find a potential spouse nicely.
** Petra's flower is the Sunflower, which represents loyalty and pride, tying into her loyalty to her homeland of Brigid.
** Hilda's favourite flower is Anemone, which can mean expectation and fragility, which is very fitting as Hilda tries to make herself seem weak so people won't expect anything of her.
** Constance likes Lily of the Valley, meaning "return to happiness", which is appropriate to her goal of restoring her fallen house.
** [[YourDaysAreNumbered Lysithea's]] favourite flower has a very dark irony to it, as lilies are traditionally associated with death.


** }Marinette's] favorite flower is established as the apple blossom. One thing these can symbolize is good fortune or the promise of better times ahead. Fitting for a story about her [[BetrayalFic recovering from having Lila turn her classmates against her]], building stronger friendships, and coming out all the stronger for it.

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** }Marinette's] **Marinette's favorite flower is established as the apple blossom. One thing these can symbolize is good fortune or the promise of better times ahead. Fitting for a story about her [[BetrayalFic recovering from having Lila turn her classmates against her]], building stronger friendships, and coming out all the stronger for it.


** [[WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug}Marinette's]] favorite flower is established as the apple blossom. One thing these can symbolize is good fortune or the promise of better times ahead. Fitting for a story about her [[BetrayalFic recovering from having Lila turn her classmates against her]], building stronger friendships, and coming out all the stronger for it.

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** [[WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug}Marinette's]] }Marinette's] favorite flower is established as the apple blossom. One thing these can symbolize is good fortune or the promise of better times ahead. Fitting for a story about her [[BetrayalFic recovering from having Lila turn her classmates against her]], building stronger friendships, and coming out all the stronger for it.

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** Hop is represented with Hyacinths. His last name is "Hyacin", and hyacinths symbolize power, pride and competition, which relates to Hop wanting to be a powerful Trainer like his brother Leon.


* ''Manga/{{Hanayamata}}'' has loads of this, as befitting the title.

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* ''Manga/{{Hanayamata}}'' has loads of this, as befitting the title.title:



** After being coerced by Naru's cuteness to join the Yosakoi Club ([[{{Tsundere}} "In name only!"]]), Yaya writes her name* In ''Webcomic/HetaliaAxisPowers'', one of the few things that reveal PsychopathicManchild Russia's ([[{{Yandere}} almost nonexistent]]) softer side is [[SunnySunflowerDisposition his love of sunflowers]], which according to him make him feel happy and relaxed enough to "dream of living in a warm place surrounded by them".

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** After being coerced by Naru's cuteness to join the Yosakoi Club ([[{{Tsundere}} "In name only!"]]), Yaya writes her name* name on the club application like an autograph, with a flower scribble at the end of final stroke.
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In ''Webcomic/HetaliaAxisPowers'', one of the few things that reveal PsychopathicManchild Russia's ([[{{Yandere}} almost nonexistent]]) softer side is [[SunnySunflowerDisposition his love of sunflowers]], which according to him make him feel happy and relaxed enough to "dream of living in a warm place surrounded by them".



** In the movie, Homura is commonly associated with red spider lilies. on the club application like an autograph, with a flower scribble at the end of final stroke.

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** In the movie, Homura is commonly associated with red spider lilies. on the club application like an autograph, with a flower scribble at the end of final stroke.


* In ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'', one of the few things that reveal PsychopathicManchild Russia's ([[{{Yandere}} almost nonexistent]]) softer side is [[SunnySunflowerDisposition his love of sunflowers]], which according to him make him feel happy and relaxed enough to "dream of living in a warm place surrounded by them".
** Also, Russia's subordinate Latvia shows his {{Yandere}} potential by attacking his best friend, Sealand, with a Lily of the Valley. [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment It's never mentioned again.]]
** Lithuania has rye fields as one of his motifs. In fact, in the scene right before Russia tells him of his love for sunflowers, he was dreaming of a rye field where he and his friends used to play as children.
** France is always represented with [[SuckMyRose red roses]] in canon. Even to [[CensorBox cover his privates]].
*** Sometimes, fanart gives roses to England as well (roses are England's national flowers)
** Hungary and Taiwan use [[SignatureHeadgear flower-shaped hair jewels]] as headgear. Hungary's pink flower symbolizes [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Balaton Lake Balaton aka the Hungarian sea]]; Taiwan's is a plum flower, which is the national flower of her lands. Their {{gender flip}}ped versions also have them: male!Hungary wears a flower in his hair, while male!Taiwan puts on a plum-shaped pin on his jacket.
** Japan's human first name, Kiku, literally means "chrysanthemum", a flower that has great significance and a connection with the Emperor in Japan. Naturally, a lot of fanart depicts him with chrysanthemums. CherryBlossoms are also popular in them, especially since one anime episode actually introduced Japan in a flurry of them; Japanese fans have even adopted "[[CherryBlossomGirl Sakura]]" as a FanNickname for Japan's {{Gender Flip}}ped counterpart.
*** In the infamous Another Color arts, female!Japan wears a red spider lily on her hair.
** Netherlands and Turkey are sometimes associated with tulips; Netherlands gives Japan a bouquet of them in one webcomic strip, and Turkey is depicted with them in his newest official profile.
** In the movie, Homura is commonly associated with red spider lilies.



** After being coerced by Naru's cuteness to join the Yosakoi Club ([[{{Tsundere}} "In name only!"]]), Yaya writes her name on the club application like an autograph, with a flower scribble at the end of final stroke.
* ''Manga/HonooNoAlpenRose'', as the title says. The Alpine Rose is both [[http://www.rogersroses.com/gallery/displayBlock.asp?bid=217&suppid=14 the flower]] and a song that [[spoiler: is among the lead female's few memories of her past.]] The [[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/alpine_rose/v01/c001/8.html first page of the manga]] nicely explains the symbolism.

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** After being coerced by Naru's cuteness to join the Yosakoi Club ([[{{Tsundere}} "In name only!"]]), Yaya writes her name name* In ''Webcomic/HetaliaAxisPowers'', one of the few things that reveal PsychopathicManchild Russia's ([[{{Yandere}} almost nonexistent]]) softer side is [[SunnySunflowerDisposition his love of sunflowers]], which according to him make him feel happy and relaxed enough to "dream of living in a warm place surrounded by them".
** Also, Russia's subordinate Latvia shows his {{Yandere}} potential by attacking his best friend, Sealand, with a Lily of the Valley. [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment It's never mentioned again.]]
** Lithuania has rye fields as one of his motifs. In fact, in the scene right before Russia tells him of his love for sunflowers, he was dreaming of a rye field where he and his friends used to play as children.
** France is always represented with [[SuckMyRose red roses]] in canon. Even to [[CensorBox cover his privates]].
*** Sometimes, fanart gives roses to England as well (roses are England's national flowers)
** Hungary and Taiwan use [[SignatureHeadgear flower-shaped hair jewels]] as headgear. Hungary's pink flower symbolizes [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Balaton Lake Balaton aka the Hungarian sea]]; Taiwan's is a plum flower, which is the national flower of her lands. Their {{gender flip}}ped versions also have them: male!Hungary wears a flower in his hair, while male!Taiwan puts on a plum-shaped pin on his jacket.
** Japan's human first name, Kiku, literally means "chrysanthemum", a flower that has great significance and a connection with the Emperor in Japan. Naturally, a lot of fanart depicts him with chrysanthemums. CherryBlossoms are also popular in them, especially since one anime episode actually introduced Japan in a flurry of them; Japanese fans have even adopted "[[CherryBlossomGirl Sakura]]" as a FanNickname for Japan's {{Gender Flip}}ped counterpart.
*** In the infamous Another Color arts, female!Japan wears a red spider lily on her hair.
** Netherlands and Turkey are sometimes associated with tulips; Netherlands gives Japan a bouquet of them in one webcomic strip, and Turkey is depicted with them in his newest official profile.
** In the movie, Homura is commonly associated with red spider lilies.
on the club application like an autograph, with a flower scribble at the end of final stroke.
* ''Manga/HonooNoAlpenRose'', as the title says. The Alpine Rose is both [[http://www.rogersroses.com/gallery/displayBlock.asp?bid=217&suppid=14 the flower]] and a song that [[spoiler: is among the lead female's few memories of her past.]] The [[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/alpine_rose/v01/c001/8.html first page of the manga]] manga nicely explains the symbolism.



* ''FanFic/BurningBridgesBuildingConfidence'':
** [[WesternAnimation/{{MiraculousLadybug}} Marinette's]] favorite flower is established as the apple blossom. One thing these can symbolize is good fortune or the promise of better times ahead. Fitting for a story about her [[BetrayalFic recovering from having Lila turn her classmates against her]], building stronger friendships, and coming out all the stronger for it.

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* ''FanFic/BurningBridgesBuildingConfidence'':
''Fanfic/BurningBridgesBuildingConfidence'':
** [[WesternAnimation/{{MiraculousLadybug}} Marinette's]] [[WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug}Marinette's]] favorite flower is established as the apple blossom. One thing these can symbolize is good fortune or the promise of better times ahead. Fitting for a story about her [[BetrayalFic recovering from having Lila turn her classmates against her]], building stronger friendships, and coming out all the stronger for it.



* In ''FanFic/{{Cinderjuice}}'', [[WesternAnimation/{{Beetlejuice}} Lydia]] gets a corsage from Beetlejuice. It includes deadly nightshade (which fits her love of dark and spooky things) and calla lilies (which symbolize "magnificence" and "beauty," have a long association with funerals and death, and more recently [[spoiler:are sometimes used in [[{{Foreshadowing}} wedding bouquets]])]].

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* In ''FanFic/{{Cinderjuice}}'', ''Fanfic/{{Cinderjuice}}'', [[WesternAnimation/{{Beetlejuice}} Lydia]] gets a corsage from Beetlejuice. It includes deadly nightshade (which fits her love of dark and spooky things) and calla lilies (which symbolize "magnificence" and "beauty," have a long association with funerals and death, and more recently [[spoiler:are sometimes used in [[{{Foreshadowing}} wedding bouquets]])]].

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