Flower Metaphors

Using literal meanings of flower names, this clever illustrator created people, animals, and other characters. This group may require a bit of editing as the original text is part of each copyright free image. I suspect most crafters will have no trouble finding a way to put these metaphors using flowers to use.


Iris looks into her crystal ball.

Thyme Drawing

Father Thyme or is it Father Time? Fun vintage drawing from the artist Walter Crane.

Jonquil Masquerade

The flowers are masquerading as men and women. Jonquil masquerade, yellow flowers in several forms adorn this flower metaphor drawing by Walter Crane.