Q. I have always heard that different colors of roses mean different things when given as a gifts. For example, giving a yellow rose may mean something different than giving red roses. Is there a rule of thumb?
A. Yes, different color roses have different meanings associated with them.
These may vary from location to location, or from one book to another.
the Victorian period, the Language of Flowers became a way of expressing an
emotion or feeling. Flowers & the style they were presented spoke a language
of there own. Many books are available on this subject and make a nice gift
to accompany a bouquet of flowers!!!
It is most widely known that the red rose means LOVE! White means
purity/virginity. Yellow means a decrease of love/infidelity/jealousy
The most important thing to remember when giving flowers is not to think
to much about what it may have meant to someone else, but what it means to
the one who will receive it!
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Thanks for the info on roses, my favorite flowers. I had always used this as a guide for rose colors. Hope it helps.
- Red - Love, passion and courage
- White - Innocence, Purity and Secrecy
- Yellow - Joy and Friendship
- Light Pink - Grace, Joy and Gladness
- Dark Pink - Thankfulness
- Lavender - Love at first sight and Enchantment
- Coral - Desire