What do the different colors of roses mean?
If you want to send roses as a gift, you're not alone. Roses are among the most popular flowers sent out everyday. Are you trying to express love? All roses are symbolic for love; however, the color you select is representative of other things as well. Here's a little cheat sheet that explains the meaning commonly expressed with different colors of roses:
- Red means love and respect (this is the most common color of rose purchased).
- Pink means perfect happiness and grace.
- Dark pink displays gratitude.
- Light pink shows admiration and sympathy.
- White gives a message of innocence, purity, or secrecy.
- Yellow is generally interpreted as meaning friendship but can also express an undying love.
- Orange shouts passion and desire.
- Blue is mysterious and whispers “extraordinary”
- A mixture of red and white shows unity.
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