To dream of flowers represents feelings about noticing how positive, nice, or beautiful something is. Appreciating how wonderful or good something in your life is. Feeling love. Appreciating other people. Paying attention to a good thing that is happening. It could also reflect your enjoyment of success that finally unfolding in your life. Enjoyment gained through witnessing something.
Negatively, flowers in a dream may represent vanity, narcissism, or obsession with physical beauty. It may also reflect appreciation of something lost in your life. Dwelling too much on how good your life used to be before something bad happened. Non-objective or naive feelings about love.
Consider the color and the type of flower for additional meaning.
Flowers in dreams are more common to women. This is most likely a reflection of women’s tendency to enjoy passivity, peace, or to show others sympathy. It may also reflect women’s tendency to be more sensitive about their own physical beauty.
To dream of planting a flower garden may reflect your wish to encourage or carefully create something beautiful. Something nice in your life that feels good to notice all the time. Feeling pride for something beautiful in your life. Wanting to be appreciated or loved. Enjoying the beauty of family or friendships. Negatively, it may reflect an increase in ego or vanity. Enjoying your own physical beauty.
To dream of dead flowers may reflect feelings about attention being given to how disappointing a loss is. Extra attention to tragedy or failure that could have been avoided. Noticing or witnessing something beautiful being wasted. Feelings about something amazing or beautiful to witness being neglected. Beauty ruined.
To dream of a snake near flowers may reflect a fear of failure if you acknowledge something beautiful or amazing. Fear of someone else’s jealousy causing you total failure if you enjoy yourself. Fearing making a gesture of respect or appreciation because it may anger someone else. Fear of admitting you like something.
To dream of white flowers represents feelings about nice it is to notice or witness perfect honesty. Enjoying admiring the removal of negativity in your life. Admiring purification of some kind. Feelings about other people who enjoy admiring honesty or purification that you don’t like at all.
To dream of red flowers (not roses) represents feelings about how nice it is to notice something bad or dangerous happening. Possibly a reflection of your enjoyment of witnessing bad things happening to bad people. Admiring bad things happening to people you don’t like. Admiring destruction of enemies. Feeling that other people are enjoying bad things happening to you. Feeling admired for a lie you told.
To dream dark blue flowers represents feelings of how nice it is to notice insensitivity, meanness, or experiencing losers being pushed aside. Feeling good being about the reason something is insensitive. Admiring professional behavior that overpowers novice behavior. Admiring winning humiliating losers. Admiring intelligence humiliating stupidity. Feelings about other people enjoying witnessing you face difficulty, maturing, or being pushed aside because you are not good enough at something. Feeling that someone enjoys admiring you lose.
To dream of purple flowers represents feelings about enjoying noticing or witnessing something in a neutral state. Enjoying witnessing something carefree. Feeling that it’s beautiful to not have to do anything at all. Enjoying or liking not having to get involved in something you don’t like. Enjoying stability, calm, or boredom. Negatively, purple flowers may reflect an enjoyment of witnessing other people being totally powerless. Enjoying observing enemies weak and impotent.
To dream of yellow flowers may reflect feelings of importance to appreciate something special. An extra amount of attention being given to need to appreciate someone or something. Extra effort to notice the amazing things something did for you. Extra attention given to something beautiful you have anxiety about losing. Feeling forced to pay attention to something special when you don’t want to.
Example: A young man dreamed of planting flowers that he didn’t really care about. In waking life he was talking to a girl that liked him, but that he didn’t really want to be with. He simply enjoyed being admired. The planted flowers may have reflected how nice he felt to notice the girl liking him while also hinting at his tendency to enjoy leading the girl on for his own enjoyment.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing girls picking flowers from a garden. In waking life he was finally beginning to notice himself healing from a serious injury. The flowers may have reflected how wonderful it felt to notice his healing occurring with the worst of his crisis over.
Example 3: A man dreamed of feeling uneasy about flowers he was looking at in a field. He felt silly about being uneasy about the flowers, but still felt that the flowers were not what they appeared to be. In waking life he was being told how good a product that his company was selling was without any receiving any information to guarantee it. When he requested further information people at work got angry at him. The flowers in the field that he was uneasy about may have reflected his uneasy feelings about accepting the company line that the product was unquestionably noticed as perfect by all who tested it and had nothing wrong with it.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing white flowers and then witnessing someone having difficulty breathing because of the white flowers. In waking life she was trying to make her church more honest and get people people to attend more. She felt that the whole church would enjoy noticing the church being more honest and attending more, but someone in the church felt it was too strict.