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List Rules Songs with flowers in the title are fair game, but this list focuses mainly on songs about flowers as a subject.

Over the years there have been a lot of songs about roses, daisies, tulips and other beautiful flowers. Flowers in music often represent a romance, regardless of whether that romance is blossoming or wilting away. This is a ranked list of all songs about flowers, as voted on by music fans like you. Some of the songs included below may have the words "flowers" or "rose" in the lyrics or title, while others are about flowers as a subject or theme. Songs like Seals "Kiss From a Rose" and Grateful Dead's "Sugar Magnolia" are great examples of songs that beautifully touch on the idea of flowers.

Music isn't typically categorized by the meaning of the words, so this music list is a great way to find some solid flower tracks that are thematically similar (maybe you can listen to them while gardening!) Vote for the flower songs that you enjoy the most, and downvote ones if you think they're not worthy of being high on the list. If one of your top songs is missing, add it to the list so others can vote for it too. Many genres of music are featured below, including rock, pop, folk, metal, and more.
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Build Me Up Buttercup The Foundations

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Wildflowers Tom Petty, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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Dead Flowers The Rolling Stones

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punksnotdead added Where the Wild Roses Grow Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds + Kylie Minogue, Kylie Minogue

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Kate Kavanagh added You Don't Bring Me Flowers Neil Diamond

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Roses Outkast

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For the Roses Joni Mitchell

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(Nothing but) Flowers Talking Heads

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Lilytabby added Edelweiss Audra McDonald

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Blue Orchid The White Stripes

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punksnotdead added Flowers in the Rain The Move

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Flowers in Your Hair The Lumineers

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Tom Islava added La Vie En Rose Dean Martin

The Best Frank Sinatra Songs of All Time

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Please Don't Eat the Daisies -... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Songs About Flowers
breeezyboy added Please Don't Eat the Daisies - Doris Day Doris Day

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Lotus Flower Radiohead

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Wildflower Skylark

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Kate Kavanagh added Scarlet Begonias Grateful Dead

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Mother Rose Patti Smith

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Barb Nash added Black Rose Eliza Rickman

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Sugar Magnolia Grateful Dead

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Roses Mary J. Blige

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Rose A Perfect Circle

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Tigerlily La Roux

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punksnotdead added Flowers of Romance Public Image Ltd

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Run for the Roses Dan Fogelberg

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kandib added The Rose Bette Midler

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Virginia Bluebell Miranda Lambert

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Like a Rose Meat Loaf

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The Truth Beneath the Rose Within Temptation

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Tiger Lily Matchbook Romance

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Daisy Jane America

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Honeysuckle Rose - Sarah Vaugh... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Songs About Flowers

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punksnotdead added Blume (English version) Einst├╝rzende Neubauten

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Yankee Rose David Lee Roth

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Tulip Jesca Hoop

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Daisy Lane Stereophonics

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The Blackest Lily Corinne Bailey Rae

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Black Rose is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Songs About Flowers
Rebecca Land added Black Rose

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punksnotdead added A Rose for Emily The Zombies