What Does Your Valentine's Day Roses Mean?

If you’re receiving roses for Valentine’s Day, here is a colour guide of the hidden meanings the giver of those roses might want to let you know without them having to outright say it.

Red: I Love You

The most traditional and popular rose colour to give to a love one. Nothing represents your bold love like the reds of red roses. Red also symbolizes beauty, courage, respect, and even congratulations.

Pink: I Appreciate You/Thank You

A bouquet of lovely pink roses can symbolize appreciation, grace, perfect happiness, admiration, gratefulness, and gentleness. Darker pink hues represent more gratitude and appreciation, whereas the lighter shades express gentle grace and admiration. This is a perfect colour to give to a friend, sister, or mother, but it is also a great choice for new romance.

White: I Am Yours and Yours Only

White roses symbolizes the purity and loyalty of your true love to your partner. But, if you just became exclusive, and your relationship feels too new for the bold declaration of love that red roses signify, then white roses will be the perfect option.

Purple: I Fell In Love With You At First Sight

This colour is enchanting which represents the person you’re giving to: someone who is absolutely enchanting with irresistible charm you couldn’t help but fall in love. Considering purple also represents royalty, giving these roses will make a woman feel like a queen.

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Yellow: I Love Being Friends with You

These cheerful blooms show warmth and affection without any romantic notions, perfect to gift your friends with. Yellow can signify joy, gladness, friendship, delight, new beginnings, welcome back, and remembrance.

Orange: I’m Passionate About You

A fitting colour if you’re hinting a desire to be more than friends. These fiery blooms signify enthusiasm, passion and fascination, and rivalling red roses as a symbolism of passion in romance.

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Blue: I Can’t Stop Thinking About You

Blue roses have a sense of mystery and intrigue to them. Because this colour cannot be achieved naturally, blue signifies the desire for the unattainable and that mysterious charm.

Green: My Love For You Grows Every Day

Green symbolizes richness, abundance, and bounty; therefore, giving someone green roses on Valentine’s Day will signify how abundant your love is and it’s continuous growth. Green roses can also convey best wishes for a prosperous new life or wishes for recovery of good health.