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.
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.
Orange and Coral roses imply desire.
Lavender/Purple roses stand for grace, gentility, elegance and refinement.
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.
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.
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