Meaning of Rose Color

Roses for centuries have inspired people to create a special language, a semiology, which is interpreted according to their color, variety and number. Have you ever wondered before offering roses to your loved ones what this gesture symbolizes? 

It is useful to know the special symbolism of roses before offering them to anyone, because when we choose their color our gesture acquires greater depth and meaning. 

The colors of the roses you send to people matter and if you do not want to be misunderstood in various ways, read the following to know what color flowers you should give to whom and what message your bouquet will send to that person .

Red: love and romance

The red rose, one of the most popular rose colors in the world, represents true, eternal love. The color red indicates strong emotions such as love and desire. The dark color in some cases symbolizes sadness and grief. You need to be very careful in choosing the number of red roses, especially when they accompany tender feelings towards the opposite sex.

Pink: Love, gratitude, appreciation

The pink rose expresses grace and elegance, as well as sweetness and poetic love and romance. Roses in a dark pink shade symbolize gratitude and appreciation, and are a traditional way to say thank you. Light pink roses are associated with kindness and admiration, and can also be used to express sympathy for someone.

Yellow: Friendship, Joy, 

Throughout history, yellow is a color closely associated with the sun, and we give yellow roses when we want to reward someone. Sending yellow roses sends a message of appreciation and platonic love. This color represents the feelings of joy and pleasure.

White: Purity, innocence, sympathy, spirituality

The white rose is a traditional wedding flower associated, with a new beginning, with spirituality, honesty, and understanding. In this sense, white represents the unity, virtue and purity of a new love. White roses are also associated with honor and reverence, which makes them the right color in the memory of loved ones. It is an ideal choice as a formal gesture due to their elegance and simplicity. 

Orange: Lust, excitement and passion

With their incredible energy, orange roses are the embodiment of desire and excitement. Orange roses often symbolize passion and excitement and are an expression of ardent romance. A bouquet of orange roses will send an important message.

Purple: enchantment, royalty

Purple roses symbolize enchantment and the mystical. Light purple roses are associated with charm and "love at first sight". Dark purple roses are signs of prosperity and well-being. They are generally used to express worship. Purple rose flower stands for majesty and glory. Royalty loved the purple rose flower, as it is classy, decent, not too showy, but still leaves an impression of aristocratic surroundings and symbolizes high society.

Blue: Desire, unfulfilled

A perfect blue rose reaches perfection and can be compared to the black rose. Because they are only produced artificially, they symbolize the desire for the unfulfilled. Ideal to say "I may not have you, but I will not stop thinking about you". 

Green: Harmony, fertility

Green roses are symbols of harmony and fertility. They are usually beige roses with green highlights. They are also messengers of peace and tranquility and declare our best wishes for prosperity or a speedy recovery. 

Black: Mystery, farewell

Black roses symbolize the end and the farewell. They are actually very dark red roses. Ideal to mark the end of a relationship. 

Mixed Roses: All emotions

By choosing different colors of roses you can create a bouquet with many emotions! For example, a bouquet of red and white roses signifies love with serious intentions. The multicolor again, may not show clear emotions but it is definitely perceived as interesting by someone we have charmed so much that he sent us a special bouquet!

Whether you find them in your local flower shop, or in your balcony or garden, rose flowers are just beautiful and make great gifts for your special recipient on any occasion.