Flowers in Hamlet

Rosemary and Pansies Ophelia gives these flowers to Laertes, she even cites them as being for remembrance and thoughts.
Fennel and Columbine To King Claudius and Gertrude; Fennel is the symbol for flattery and columbine is considered the flower for “deceived lovers,” a symbol of male adultery and faithlessness.
Rue the symbol for bitterness, often connected with adultery. Ophelia gives this flower to the Queen, Gertrude, and herself.
Daisy Ophelia gives this to Gertrude; the symbol of innocence and gentleness.
Violets Ophelia says that she would have brought violets but that they all withered when her father died. Violets are the symbol for faithfulness and fidelity.

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