“A single rose can be my garden…. a single friend, my world”
Want to learn how to turn a simple bunch of flowers into an intricate love letter you have written without picking up a pen?!?! Whether you are admiring someone from afar, (living and) loving
long distance or shacked up, playing house with the one of your dreams, by carefully choosing the colours of your roses you can send a unique personalised message of love this Valentine’s Day.
Here, we take you through the unique meanings of each of the colours of roses so that this year for Valentines Day, or any other special occasion for that matter, you can surprise that special someone.
Red: Love, Passion
Red roses are the most universal of all symbols of true love and passion, that is certainly no secret. Valentine’s Day would cease to exist without this boldly beautiful bloom.
Yellow: Friendship, Joy
With its bright, sunny colour, Yellow roses are associated with cheering people up. The Yellow rose is also a message of appreciation and platonic love. In Victorian times, the yellow rose was thought to represent jealousy, however today, it is used as a symbol of friendship and caring. The color represents feelings of joy and delight aswell as warmth and affection.
Traditionally any tone of purple is associated with royalty, and in this case also, shades of Lavender roses suggest an air of regal majesty. Lavender roses are seen to be almost mystical in nature, and thus are associated with enchantment, desire, and love at first sight. Certainly the Lavender rose could be the perfect Valentine flower given it’s unique representations.
Pink roses vary in meaning depending on the shade. Generally pink roses represent grace and elegance, as well as sweetness and poetic romance. Dark pink roses are symbolic of gratitude and appreciation, but are also a traditional way to say thanks. Light pink roses are associated with gentleness and admiration, and can also be used as an expression of sympathy.
Traditionally, white roses are known as the bridal rose, with them featuring heavily as a traditional wedding flower. They are often associated with young love, innocence, humility and purity. The white rose represents unity, virtue, and the pureness of a new love. White roses are also associated with honor and reverence, which makes them an ideal funereal flower.
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Did you know-
* Full blooms express deep gratitude?
* Single roses say “I still love you”
* Rosebuds represent innocent love and say “you are forever young and beautiful.”
*A thornless rose represents love at first sight
* A tea roses says “I will remember you always”
The talented team at Florist with Flowers is waiting to guide you in your quest for love whether it be love at first sight, young love, lusty love or true, lasting love….now, it’s just up to you to decide what you are after.
Til next time, say what you mean and mean what you say,