While every flower has a wonderful story to tell, the rose stands alone in its abundant history and color meaning.
Used for hundreds of years to convey messages without words, roses have long been a symbol of confidentiality.
Rose Interpretation :
Red : Love, Beauty, Courage and Respect, Romantic Love, Congratulations, "I Love You", "Job Well Done", Sincere Love, Respect, Courage & Passion
Red (Dark) : Unconscious beauty
Red (Single) : "I Love You"
Deep Burgundy : Unconscious Beauty
White : Purity, Innocence, Silence, Secrecy, Reverence, Humility, Youthfulness, "I am worthy of you", Heavenly
White (Bridal) : Happy love
Pink : Appreciation, "Thank you", Grace, Perfect Happiness, Admiration, Gentleness, "Please Believe Me"
Dark Pink : Appreciation, Gratitude, "Thank You"
Light Pink : Admiration, Sympathy, Gentleness, Grace, Gladness, Joy, Sweetness
Yellow : Joy, Gladness, Friendship, Delight, Promise of a new beginning, Welcome Back, Remember Me, Jealousy, "I care"
Yellow with Red : Tip Friendship, Falling in Love
Orange : Desire, Enthusiasm
Red and White Given together : these signify unity
Red and Yellow : Jovial and Happy Feelings
Peach : Appreciation, Closing the deal, Let's get together, Sincerity, Gratitude
Pale : Peach Modesty
Coral : Desire
Lavender : Love at first sight, Enchantment
Orange : Enthusiasm, Desire, Fascination
Black : Death, Farewell
Blue : The unattainable, the impossible
Single : any color Simplicity, Gratitude
Red Rosebud : Symbolic of purity and loveliness
White Rosebud : Symbolic of girlhood
Thorn-less Rose : "Love at first sight"
Roses by the Numbers
A single rose of any color depicts utmost devotion
Two roses entwined together communicate "Marry me"
Six Roses signify a need to be loved or cherished
Eleven roses assure the recipient they are truly and deeply loved
Thirteen roses indicate a secret admirer