Did you know roses have meanings according to color? If not, then this article’s for you. It’s true, not all roses are created equally. In fact, when you give someone a bouquet of roses, the color of the flowers is supposed to symbolize a message from you. Brush up on your Rose 101, or you might inadvertently send someone the wrong signal.
Here are the color meanings that ‘floriographers’ agree on when it comes to roses:
|blue||Mystery, attaining the impossible, love at first sight|
|white||Innocence, virtue, purity, reverence, humility|
|black||Death, hatred, farewell, rejuvenation or rebirth|
|yellow||Friendship, jealousy, infidelity, apology, broken heart|
|light pink||Desire, passion, joy of life, youth, energy|
|purple||Love at first sight|
|red + white||United|
|red + yellow
||Joy, happiness and excitement|
Just a little something to keep in mind, next time you decide to send a bouquet of roses. For more on the meanings of roses, visit Flower Dictionary. Happy Zoosking!
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