Colour of Roses
Roses are the most popular in the flower community. Do you know different color roses have different Rose Meanings? Often this is overlooked when sending flowers to that special somebody. Although the common meaning for love is roses, they also have other meanings infused in them based on their color. On Valentine’s day, roses make up most flowers arrangements delivered to Valentine recipients. When choosing flowers for that special someone, send the right meaning and select the rose color that sends that exceptional meaning.
Red Rose - Love & Respect
Diamonds might be forever, but the red rose’s significance of love is much older than that of diamonds. And while a red rose bouquet now plays a critical role in Valentine’s Day, anniversaries and marriage proposals, it is also the ultimate “just because” gift to express romantic love.It’s probably safe to say there’s no more prevalent or enduring symbol of love and beauty in Western art and literature than red roses. Renowned Scottish poet Robert Burns compared his love to one. Alice in Wonderland’s playing cards nearly lost their heads over them. Red roses crop up frequently in classical paintings, contemporary films and everywhere in between.
Pink Rose - Admiration & Sympathy
There are a lot of variations of the pink rose. Over all, pink roses are used to convey gentle emotions such as admiration, joy and gratitude. Light pink rose blooms are indicative of sweetness and innocence. Deep pink rose blooms convey deep gratitude and appreciation. Pink roses also connote elegance and grace.
White Rose - New Start & Remembrance
Early tradition used white roses as a symbol for true love, an association which would later become the hallmark of the red rose. Also known as the bridal rose, the white rose is a traditional wedding flower. In this sense, white represents unity, virtue, and the pureness of a new love. White roses are also associated with honor and reverence, which makes them a fitting memorial for a departed loved one.
Yellow Rose - Happiness & Friendship
With their optimistic hue and general association with good cheer, yellow roses are the perfect way to toast friends, lift spirits and send a general wish for well-being. And that’s great news for those who love roses—the rose is known for its simple, architectural beauty, but some colors are so loaded with significance that they can be a bit tricky to work with.
Orange Rose - Passion & Enthusiasm
A literal mixture of yellow and red, orange roses were seen as a bridge between friendship symbolized by yellow roses and love represented by red roses. They can be an expression of fascination, or a gift to say 'I'm proud of you.'
Purple Rose - Enchantment & Love at First Sight
Lavender roses show that you have fallen in love with someone from the moment you saw them. It also can be given to those who you feel are very unique, and those who you feel are enchanting.