Roses Roses & Roses

wedding bouquet1 300x199 Roses Roses & RosesRoses are ancient symbols of love and beauty. Roses are often considered as the most perfect flowers for expression of love. Roses, in particular, define love so well because of all the various shades some of which are natural and some are man-made; that symbolize the various stages and emotions of love and romance. Here is some really interesting information about roses.

  • A single rose of any color in full bloom means “I love you.”
  • Two roses put together to form a single stem means an impending engagement or marriage.
  • A dozen roses in a bouquet represent a traditional romance, but can signify something more particular, such as a dozen ways that I love you.
  • Two dozen roses in a bouquet represent an even deeper attraction and can tell your beloved that you think of them every hour.
  • Three dozen roses symbolize a romance that is unlike any other.
  • Four dozen roses represent an unchanging and unconditional love.
  • One red rose combined with several yellow roses means joviality.
  • Pale colored roses symbolize friendship instead than romantic love.
  • Deeper colored roses symbolize a more romantic love with passion and intimacy.
  • All roses symbolize love, but certain colors of roses can take on special meanings. Opinions vary on the many meanings of roses, but here are some of the more common.

1. Red Roses                              love, passion, “I Love You”

2. White Roses                          innocence, purity, reverence, humility

3. Red & White Roses              unity

4. Yellow & Red Roses            friendship, falling in love

5. Pink Roses                            grace, gentility, perfect happiness, sweet thoughts

6. Light Pink Roses                   admiration, sympathy

7. Dark Pink Roses                   gratitude, appreciation

8. Peach Roses                          passion

9. Yellow Roses                        joy, gladness, friendship, platonic love

10.  Orange Roses                       desire, new beginnings

11.  Burgundy Roses                   beauty

12.  Black Roses                         death of old habits, renewal of spirit

13.  Blue  Roses                          mystery

14.  Green Roses                         calm, fertility, fruitfulness

15.  Purple Roses                         royalty, majesty, enchantment,

protection, paternal and/or maternal love

16.  Lavender Roses                   falling in love at first sight

17.  Tie-Dyed Roses                   fun, crazy in love

  • A bouquet of unopened roses or rosebuds is a symbol of youth and innocent love.
  • Red rosebuds symbolize youth and innocent love.
  • Pink rosebuds symbolize a love of youthfulness.
  • A combination or red and pink rosebuds means that you are youthful and beautiful.
  • One full bloomed rose given with two rosebuds symbolizes a undisclosed love.
  • White rosebuds symbolize a heart that is too young for romantic love or a heart that knows no love.
  • Moss rosebuds symbolize a first declaration of love.
  • White rosebuds that have dried or died symbolize short-lived beauty.

Roses & Roses

As the language of flowers was introduced to the world the new horizons opened for people for delivering their messages to their loved ones without speaking themselves. Roses since long have been playing the great role in expression of love whether it’s through their color that the different messages are being sent or it’s the number of flowers used. Here is a small guide for you that will tell you about what each color of rose say and how many roses you should gift for certain purpose.

Red roses signify love and respect.rose 150x150 Roses & Roses
Amaranth Red – Long Standing Desire
Cardinal Red – Sublime Desire
Carmine Red- Deceitful Desire
Fiery Red- Flames of Passion

Black roses signify death hatred and farewell. Used at funerals. Black roses 150x150 Roses & Roses

Orange and Coral roses imply desire.

Lavender/Purple roses stand for grace, gentility, elegance and refinement.
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Pink roses shows appreciation or gratitude
Light pink roses are sent to say you understand, you’re sympathetic or you’re sorry if someone is ill.

Yellow roses symbolize joy and friendship. yellow roses 150x150 Roses & Roses
In Islamic folklore, they symbolize deceit and treachery
In Mexico yellow roses/flowers are a sign of death.
In France yellow roses/flowers represent infidelity.

White roses symbolize reverence and humility. white rose 150x150 Roses & Roses

Roses & Numbers
1 Rose                                                                  Simplicity
2 Roses                                                                Gratitude
2 Roses Joined Together                                     Engagement, Coming Marriage
12 Roses                                                              Ultimate declaration of love
25 Roses                                                              Congratulations
50 Roses                                                              Unconditional Love
Bouquet of Mature Blooms                                 Gratitude
Single Rose in Full Bloom                                   I Love You; Engagement
Full Blown Rose Placed Over Two Buds            Secrecy
Half-blown Rose                                                 Timid love
Thorn less Roses                                   Love at First Sight; Ingratitude; Early attachment
Rose Leaf                                                             Symbol of Hope

Roses & Positions:
Bent to the right – ~I~
Bent to the left – ~You~
Ribbon knotted on the left – Message from the giver
Ribbon knotted on the right – Message about the recipient
Accepted with right hand – Agreement, affirmative
Accepted with left hand – Disagreement, negative
Worn over heart – Love
Worn in hair – Caution
Worn in cleavage – Friendship, Remembrance