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25 Best Wildflower Quotes

If you’re looking for some beautiful wildflower quotes to help you express your love for things that bloom, we’ve got you covered. If you’re someone who can appreciate a beautiful flower as much as I can, then you probably know a few things about flowers already. Whether a wild flower or grown in a garden with care, there is beauty in the bounty of nature all around us.

When we think about some of the most popular flowers in the world, we often think of classics like the rose, or unique flowers like the orchid. Sometimes people even think of big beauties like sunflowers. But there are so many wonderful flowers that grow on our planet that it can be difficult to begin to name them all.

Wildflower quote: “What a lonely place it would be to have a world without a wildflower.”

Wildflowers are a type of flower that grows in the wild, as opposed to being cultivated by humans. They are typically found in meadows, woods, and prairies. Wildflowers come in a wide range of colors, shapes, and sizes. Some common wildflowers include daisies, roses, and lilies.

Wildflowers play an important role in the ecosystem. They provide food for pollinators like bees and butterflies, and they help to replenish the soil with nutrients. In addition, wildflowers add beauty and color to the landscape. For these reasons, wildflowers are cherished by nature lovers and environmentalists alike.

And… did you know that you can encourage wildflowers in your yard? Here are 8 wildflower garden ideas to try.

Newcomb's Wildflower Guide

Beautiful Wildflower Quotes

Here are some of my favorite wildflower quotes. They help express the beauty of nature and these flowers.

Wildflower quote: “Love is like wildflowers; it’s often found in the most unlikely places.”
  1. “What a lonely place it would be to have a world without a wildflower.” – Roland R. Kemler
  2. “Love is like wildflowers; it’s often found in the most unlikely places.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  3. “Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.” – John Steinbeck
  4. “They are wildflowers. They would not want a name.” – Silas House
  5. “Wildflowers can’t be controlled, and neither can the girl with a soul boundless as the sky and a spirit as free and wild as the ocean.” — Melody Lee, Moon Gypsy
  6. “Grief is like a wildflower: It can erupt from the ground anywhere it chooses, when it blossoms we must be careful not to step on it. Instead, we honor its existence and appreciate that love made it bloom.” — Zoe Clark-Coates
  7. “I dream of a quiet man who explains nothing and defends nothing, but only knows where the rarest wildflowers are blooming, and who goes, and finds that he is smiling not by his own will.” — Wendell Berry, Given
  8. “Beautiful wildflower… be free and reach for the sun, live in all your colors and grow so untamed.” — Butterflies Rising
  9. “She beats to the beauty of her wildflower heart and seashore soul.” — Angie Weiland-Crosby
  10. “Gather courage like wildflowers.” — Jak Major
  11. “Dear outsiders, even the most beautiful of wildflowers are considered weeds in the wrong gardens — what another thinks of you does not dictate your value.” — Beau Taplin
  12. “Very little grows on jagged rock. Be grounded. Be crumbled so wildflowers will come up where you are.” — Rumi
  13. “Do you suppose she’s a wildflower?” — Daisy, Alice in Wonderland
  14. “I think I like wildflowers best. They just grow wherever they want. No one has to plant them. And then their seeds blow in the wind and they find a new place to grow.” — Rebecca Donovan
  15. “There are as many ways of loving as there are people, and that wildflower variety is the great beauty of this dimension of existence.” — Rumi
  16. “Wildflowers don’t grow haphazardly, as we are led to believe. They grow in fantastic patterns which are different to each of us you see.” — Anthony T. Hincks
  17. “Wildflowers are the stuff of my heart!” — Lady Bird Johnson
  18. “No matter how chaotic it is, wildflowers will still spring up in the middle of nowhere.” — Sheryl Crow
  19. “There is poetry among the wildflowers.” — Rachel Irene Stevenson
  20. “Even the tiniest of flowers can have the toughest roots.” — Shannon M. Mullen, See What Flowers
  21. “Magic exists. Who can doubt it, when there are rainbows and wildflowers, the music of the wind and the silence of the stars?” -Nora Roberts
  22. “Wildflowers are the loveliest of all because they grow in uncultivated soil, in those hard, rugged places where no one expects them to flourish.” -Micheline Ryckman
  23. “May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day.” – Native American Proverb
  24. “Wildflower corners are easy to maintain, but once gone, they are hard to rebuild.” – Aldo Leopold.
  25. “It will create an excitement that will sweep the country like wildflowers.” – Samuel Goldwyn.

About Wildflowers

bright pink flowers growing in an asphalt crack

There are wildflowers all around us. If you know the native plants of your area, you will even know which ones do best in your climate. From the shy beauty of a wildflower in a field to their green grassy leaves, and the way some will sprout right up even through cracks in the pavement, these universal elements that make the wildflower great are also a testament to the tenacity of nature and life itself.

One person’s weed is another man’s treasure. They can make a beautiful ground cover in your garden. A handful of wildflowers can be a sweet gift from a child to their mother or make a nice vase display inside the home. Little wildflowers by mountain streams are an extraordinary part of the lives of people who take a moment to stop and appreciate them.

More flower sayings you’ll love

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Best Wildflower Quotes – Final Thoughts

As you can see, there is a lot to love about wildflowers and these quotes help us remember. There is life around the wildflowers – we hear the hum of the bees and the chirp of birdsong, and we can see raindrops drip down delicate petals that blow in the wind.

These are the rewards of the simple life, and as the moon rises, the smell of wildflowers will be there to greet us, and to remind us all that nature has to offer. Do you have a favorite wildflower? What is your favorite wildflower quote?

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Lisa Clark is a freelance writer who grew up on farmland, then moved to the city, and has now retired back to her rural roots. She's having fun teaching her kids about gardening, planting flowers, and collecting houseplants.

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