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Unsure whether your flowers are sending the right message? Read on for the meanings of different rose colours: helpful for gifts, weddings and other occasions.
love beauty, respect, romantic love, passion
love at first sight, enchantment, majesty
purity, innocence, humility, unity, virtue, new love
“A heart unacquainted with love.”
A traditional wedding flower.
Before the red rose, the white rose was the symbol of true love.
Honour & reverence – a memorial for lost loved ones.
appreciation, sincerity, gratitude
a single red rose means ‘I love you’
friendship, joy, gladness
A way to say ‘I care’ without the romantic connotation.
Evokes the brightness & cheeriness of the Sun and so can mean ‘get well soon.’
A message of appreciation & platonic love.
desire, enthusiasm, passion
(A mix of red and yellow: between friendship and love)
Expression of fascination or to say ‘I’m proud of you.’
appreciation, ‘thank you’, admiration
Perfect happiness, gentleness.
Grace and elegance, sweetness, poetic romance.
Red & Yellow
given together mean jovial & happy feelings
gratitude & appreciation
Yellow With Red Tip
friendship, falling into love
gentleness & admiration
Also used as an expression of sympathy.
Red & White
given together signify unity