If you come to ask your friends to mention the name of flowers they know, Rose will definitely be one of their answers. Everyone knows Roses, Roses are indeed one of the most popular flowers and also loved by so many people. No wonder since they have sparked a magnificent beauty with such a good scents.
For centuries, Rose has given much pleasure to people in all nations; they have such a unique ability to bring happiness to anyone who is downhearted. But not only help to bring happiness and cheer, Roses also can be used to make perfumes; their extremely good fragrances are just perfect to create a pleasant perfume. Besides, the delicate foliage of Roses can be used for certain foods and medicines. And most importantly, Roses can be used to express your feeling; a young man might use Roses bouquet to please a lady by his gift of Roses.
When you are at a loss for words to confess your feeling towards someone, you could give them a bouquet of Roses to express it instead. Fresh cut Roses bouquet is the ultimate message of unconditional love and other beauty and unexplainable feeling; they whisper silent messages of one’s thoughts with their inspiring nature. Moreover, Roses are the unspoken representation of pure secret emotions.
Today, most people find it difficult to express their true feelings. You may wonder what is the other way to say “I like you” or “You are the one” or “I want to be close to you” without having to say it directly. Someone compose a song or write a beautiful poem for this kind of thing, but you could simply give a gift of Roses bouquet if you cannot do something with poem or song.
The Language of Roses
In general, Roses indeed symbolize love. But do you know if they have a wide variety—based on the color, and each color has its own meaning?
The red rose represents a passionate and romantic love. It signifies affection and is a classic symbol of everlasting and enduring love; this is the reason why red Rose flower widely known to be used in confessing love or even proposing marriage. The “I love you” red rose says is such a wonderful gift for anyone who is in love with the giver of the flower. Aside from love, red love also symbolizes beauty, courage, and respect.
White Rose is also about love, but they more stood for a kind of pure, innocent, and divine love. Another meaning of white Rose flower is serenity and impeccable love. When you give a bouquet of Roses in white color, it means that you are hoping the joyful for the receiver and you want to show feelings like “I am worthy for you.” However, white Rose is perfect to be used to celebrate any kind of events, including wedding and prom where youth and innocence are celebrated. This is an ideal flower for young love and can play a good role in confessing your pure feeling or proposing marriage, too.
Grace, joy, and gratitude are expressed in this kind of Rose. It is used to show appreciation towards your significant other for loving you. Pink Roses say “thank you,” it also could represent your happiness to be together with the special one. Meanwhile, the pink Roses in the darker tone is perfect to say thank you to someone who did something for you that you are thankful for. And the pink Roses in a lighter tone is to denote fun and liveliness; a perfect Rose flower for a good friend.
Many people say or use yellow Rose to represent jealousy. Yes, in Victorian times it means jealousy, but these days, yellow Rose also could be used to express gladness, joy, delight, and a new beginning; that’s why yellow Rose is the perfect choice of Rose to congratulate some life events like a wedding, birth, or graduation. This flower is about caring in friendship and freedom in a romantic relationship, in other words, you can show your significant other that you feel free around her or him.
This kind of Rose indicates a passionate feeling—just like the brightness of the color itself. Orange is also about desire and enthusiasm and you can use this orange Rose to express your interest towards someone or that you feel alive when you are with them.
This rose might not be as popular as the others, but it has such a lovely message to the one who receives it which is “I falling in love with you at first sight”. This is a great kind of flower to be your spontaneous way to express love at first sight.
The Rose Color Combination
After all the meanings of Roses mentioned above, we cannot stop here for the language of Roses because there are other meanings to carry when you combine the Roses! When the Roses in different colors are used together in one arrangement, they could create such a meaning you need to know since the arrangement of Rose color combinations are so pretty and you might want to give it to the special ones.
- Pink and yellow: A communicate friendship
- White and yellow: A communicate harmony
- Red and yellow: Joy, celebration, delight, and happiness
- Red and pink: Deeper romantic relationship
- Red and white: Unity or engagement
However, part of the interpretation of Roses is also can be conveyed by the powerful emotions between the receiver and the giver. If you want to give a bouquet of Roses to someone, ask yourself first what are your thought for the receiver? What is the message that you want to express through the flower? And how do you want the flowers to be delivered?
Create a surprise for your significant other with a bouquet of Roses is absolutely one of the great ways to show how special is she or he or simply will create a smile on their face! Roses could bring sorrow to joy, not only because of their beauty but also because of the message of love that Roses bouquet carries.