What Is the Meaning of the Thistle? Garden Guides

Meaning of Scottish Thistle. Given the legend surrounding the Scottish thistle, the plant clearly connotes bravery, courage, and loyalty in the face of treachery. The tough, painful spikes of the plant itself suggest endurance and fortitude. Thistle's vibrant pink or purple color represents royalty and nobility, as well as the nobility of character.…

Thistle Definition and Meaning - Bible Dictionary

It is supposed to be a variety of the wild plum-tree, but by some it is regarded as the common thistle, of which there are many varieties in Palestine. Heb. dardar, meaning "a plant growing luxuriantly" ( Genesis 3:18; Hosea 10:8); Gr. tribolos, "a triple point" ( Matthew 7:16; Hebrews 6:8, "brier," RSV "thistle"). This was probably the star ...…

The Meaning of the Thistle Flower - Exotic Flowers

The Meaning of the Thistle Flower. The thistle is an interesting specimen to research because although many varieties produce a pretty purple or blue head, the plant’s prickly stem and branches wins most of the attention. Like its rough exterior, the meaning of the flower is associated with aggressiveness, pain, protection and pride.…