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Friday, 22 July 2011


Traditional Associations

AriesHoneysuckle, thistle, bryony, peppermint, tiger lily, geranium, hops, impatiens, onions, hollyhocksThorn-bearing trees/shrubs, some firsSheep, rams, owlsRed, whiteFireCopper, ironEngland, France, Germany, Denmark

TaurusRose, poppy, foxglove, daisy, primula, violet, columbine, mallow, berry fruits, sundewAsh, cypress, vine, apple, crab apple, pear, fig, citrus, palmsCattlePink, pale blue
& green, pastel shades, orange red, brown, russet
EarthCopper, goldIreland, Switzerland, Iran, Cyprus, The Greek Islands, Capri, France
GeminiLily-of-the-valley, lavender, maidenhair fern, myrtle, fern, orchid, chrysanthemums, lilac, azaleaNut-bearing trees, hazelSmall birds, parrots, butterflies, monkeysMost colors, particularly yellow & orangeAirMercury

CancerAcanthus, convolvulus, geranium, lily, waterlily, cabbage, lotus, verbena, southern magnolia, cow parsley, white flowers, especially rosesPear, All trees, particularly those rich in sap i.e. maplesAnimals with shells, e.g. crabs & turtlesSilver gray, pale yellow, whiteWaterSilverScotland, the Netherlands, North and West Africa, New Zealand, Paraguay, Algeria

LeoSunflower, marigold, celandine, passion flower, vines, rosemary, asters, larkspur, dahlia, heliotropePalm, Bay, laurel, walnut, olive, citrus treesBig game, especially the catsThe colors
of the sun
FireGold, ivory, royal blueRomania, Sicily, Czech Republic, southern Iraq, Lebanon, the south of France, Italy

VirgoNarcissus, chrysanthemums, asters, all brightly colored small flowers, particularly blue or yellowCherry, nut-bearing trees, not just ediblePets, particularly cats & dogs, solitary animalsNavy blue,
dark brown,
green, lilac
EarthMercury, nickel, platinumGreece, the West Indies, Turkey, Brazil, Crete, Yugoslavia, Jordan, Switzerland

LibraLarge roses, asters, hydrangea, blue flowers, mint, daisy, berry fruits, Taurean flowersPlum, ash, poplar, and Taurean treesElepants, lizards and small reptilesShades of
blue from pale
to aguamarine, pink & pale green
AirCopper, brassAustria, Burma, Japan, Argentina, Upper Egypt, Canada, Tibet, China, South Pacific Islands

ScorpioRhododendron, geranium, holly, black-eyed susans, scarlet monkey flower, anenome, heather, gardenia, honeysuckle, cactus, Ariean flowersYew, blackthorn, bushy or thorny treesScorpions, eagle, wolf, most insectsDark red,
turquoise, midnight blue
WaterSteel, ironMorocco, Norway, the Transvaal, Syria, Korea, Uruguay, Palestine

SagittariusPinks and carnations, dandelions, clematis, peonies, blackberries, thistles, mosses, sage, rushLime, birch, mulberry, oak, ash, chestnutHorses, hunted animals i.e. deerCobalt blue,
purple, tan
FireTinSpain, Australia, Hungary, South Africa, Saudi Arabia

CapricornIvy, heartsease, amaranthus, pansy, knapweed, hemp, scotch broom, trillium, baby's breath, camellia, magnoliaPine, elm, yew, willow, aspen, poplar, hemlockGoats and cloven-footed animalsDark gray,
Chocolate brown, black, indigo
EarthSilver, leadIndia, Mexico, Afghanistan, Macedonia, Tibet, Albania, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Greece

AquariusSolomon's seal, orchid, golden rain, golden rod, jack-in-the-pulpit, bird of paradise, gladioli, trillium, kiwiFruit trees, elderberry, olive, alderLarge birds that fly far, peacocks, manTurquoise, violetAirAluminum, lead alloysThe Russian Federation, Sweden, Poland, Ethiopia, Isreal, Finland, Russia

PiscesWaterlily, those blooming in Piscean color, mosses, poppies, rhubbarb, yarrow, clematis, wisteria, lilac, orchidsWillow, fig, trees growing near waterMammals that like water, fishSoft sea green, red violetWaterPlatinum, tin, pewterPortugal, small Mediterranean islands, the Gobi & Saharan deserts

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