Question by  cmcuevas (17)

What is the significance of different color roses?

I saw a list once that gave the meaning or message of each color.


Answer by  brooklyne (46)

Red roses symbolize romance, shouting "I love you." Pink roses express thanks and appreciation. Yellow roses represent friendship. White roses are associated with marriages and remembrance. Orange roses suggest desire and passion. Lavender roses express enchantment or love at first sight. Black roses indicate death, while blue roses, something unattainable.


Answer by  DeborahSG (212)

This flower is diverse in its meanings through it's colors. Yellow welcomes the traveler or visitor home. Red, of course, is for love. White symbolizes purity or chastity - but can also mean death. Peach is by way of thanks. Pink expresses happiness or friendship. Lavender is "love at first sight." Black means death, or hatred. See Ernst Lehner's book.


Answer by  Christian9247 (5042)

Red means passion. While white means purity. A Yellow rose means friendship and of course the most favorite of these is the black rose which means death.


Answer by  Marie (778)

Red roses signify love, while yellow roses are a sign of friendship. Pink roses are also a sign of affection. White roses are often used for more solemn occasions.


Answer by  klvan (421)

Red roses show love and respect. White convey purity and innocence. Pink demonstrate admiration or sympathy. Yellow shows joy and friendship. Peach means gratitude and appreciation.


Answer by  bunnygirl (779)

Red indicates passion and love. White means purity and innocence. Yellow means friendship and joy. Pink means gratitude and grace. Black means death and farewell. Blue means unattainable. Sometimes the shades of these can vary the meaning slightly. The number of roses can also change the meaning. Mixed colors can provide new meanings as well.


Answer by  Bess2728 (682)

There are traditional meanings attributed to the different color roses. Red is for love and romance; pink is for admiration, grace and elegance. Yellow roses are for friendship; white is traditionally used for weddings and for remembrance. Orange roses are for a passionate romance, and lavender roses are for love at first sight.

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