Say it with Roses - Significance and Meaning of Different Colors of Roses
The Significance of Rose Colors
Haven’t we heard many a times ‘Say it with Roses’? A rose can communicate a lot. Every color of this flower carries a special significance. However, there are many elements, such as the type of rose and number of stems, which can carry as much significance as the color.
A Red Rose is considered as a universal signature of conveying love and romance. Red roses are therefore widely used while proposing or for reaffirming ones love. Red roses are given to loved ones on occasions like anniversaries, Valentine's days, birthdays etc. Red is normally given as gift to lovers and beloved ones.
Pink Roses Dark Pink roses are a classical way to say "Thank you". They are also expressions of admiration, happiness and appreciation. All pink roses can be used in friendship bouquets. Light Pink roses can be presented to a sick person suggesting 'Get well soon' or for expressing your condolences.
White roses signify true love, innocence and purity. It can also symbolize new beginnings or of farewell. A relationship can be commenced with a white rose, hinting your special feelings for your beloved. This flower is also associated with Christian Weddings especially as a bridal flower. White roses are also associated with honor and reverence, which makes them an ideal flower to use when paying tribute to a loved one.
Orange roses symbolize desire and passion.
They also indicate fascination and enthusiasm. They are good choices when you want to hint your interest in going ahead with a new relationship.
A yellow rose symbolizes friendship and caring. Yellow roses are also used to signify feelings like ‘congratulations,' joy, gladness and delight, caring, 'welcome back' and 'remember me'.
Lavender Roses are symbolic love at first sight or “falling in love".
rose is very hard. They are mostly dyed. Blue roses are symbolic of “mystery",
"attaining the impossible". They also symbolize the rarity of your partner.
Peach roses portray feelings of gratitude, admiration, sociability and friendship. It also symbolizes modesty.
Roses are normally dyed to make them black. These roses indicate the culmination of a relationship or Death.
Rose Combinations and Numbers
A combination of red and yellow roses is symbolic of joy and celebration.
- A combination of red and pink roses is a deeper meaning to a romantic relationship. A combination of Pink and yellow is an expression of friendship.
- A combination of red and white roses represents Unity and Harmony.
- A combination of lavender and orange roses to say that you are falling in love with the person and desire them.
- A Combination of yellow and pinkroses to let a grieving friend know you care and are sorry for their loss.
- A combination of 11 roses of one color and then 1 of a contrasting color to let your friend or lover know that you find them unique or they stand out as special.
The Number of Roses
The Number of roses exchanged carries a special significance.The single rose of any color symbolizes utmost devotion to a single person. Two roses entwined together communicate the feeling 'Marry Me'. Six Roses communicate the need to be loved. If you receives Eleven Roses it is symbolic of being truly and deeply loved. Thirteen roses indicate a silent admirer. 365 roses denote that your love is constant throughout the year.1001 roses is symbolic of faithful love that will live on forever.