What do the Color of Roses Mean?
We hear this all the time!
What do red roses stand for? (Love!)
What do white roses stand for? (Purity!)
What do pink roses mean? (Friendship!)
What about yellow? (Well, if you’re from Texas you know the answer to this question, don’t you?)
It’s no secret that red roses are the all time number 1 most preferred flower ever. I think it’s because they are so beautiful. And they are always impressive when you take them home and present them to your loved one. When we deliver them, they are always the “ooohhh” and “aahhh” of the office! What would Valentine’s Day be without the bold, dramatic red rose? They are the perfect gift for your mother, your wife, your girlfriend, your daughter. And thyey will get you out of the “dog house” when you’re in trouble.
So, which do you prefer? An arrangement of tall, long stemmed red roses or short roses in a cube?
It’s a difficult decision, isn’t it?
White roses represent humility, purity and innocence and is often referred to as the bridal rose because it is associated with young love. It symbolizes truth and reverence, it sends a message of loyalty and says “I am worthy of you.”
The yellow rose represents friendship, joy and caring. A bouquet of these sun-filled blossoms conveys warmth, gladness and affection.
It’s no secret that pink is my favorite color. Symbolizing friendship, gentility, femininity, elegance and refinement, the pink rose also carries additional meanings depending on its hue. A deep pink conveys gratitude and appreciation, while pale shades connote grace and gentleness, admiration and happiness. Hmmm…I wonder if any of this describes me?
OK, admit it. You think lavender roses are the prettiest ones, right? You’re not alone! Thought to be almost mystical in nature, with symbolism tied to enchantment, desire and even proceeding cautiously, it’s not surprising that lilac and purple roses send a message of love at first sight. They are fragrant, too. (give us a day to special order lavender roses for you!)
We love mixing red roses with another color rose. For example, a combination of red and yellow roses conveys gaiety and happiness, while a mix of red and white roses symbolizes unity. This is a terrific alternative when you’re not quite in love, when the roses are for your mom or sister, or when you’re not exactly positively sure what you want to say!
Looking for more ideas? We have them for you!