Rose Flower Meaning & Symbolism

The symbolism of rose colors is steeped in tradition. Roses inspired people over thousands of years to develop a language of color. When you choose a color, variety or number of roses for someone, you are personalizing your gift with deeper sentiment. Rose colors may have very a different meaning from what you intend. Use our guide to help communicate your feelings


Meaning of Rose Colors 

  1. White Roses
    Purity, Innocence, Silence, Secrecy, Reverence, Humility, Youthfulness, "I am worthy of you", Heavenly
    White Roses
  2. Orange Roses
    Desire, Enthusiasm, fascination
    Orange Roses
  3. Yellow Roses
    Joy, Gladness, Friendship, Delight, Promise of a new beginning, Welcome Back, Remember Me, Jealousy, "I care"
    Yellow Roses
  4. Pink Roses
    Appreciation, "Thank you", Grace, Perfect Happiness, Admiration, Gentleness, "Please Believe Me"
    Pink Roses
  5. Red Roses
    Love, Beauty, Courage and Respect, Romantic Love, Congratulations, "I Love You", "Job Well Done", Sincere Love, Respect, Courage & Passion
    Red Roses
  6. Peach Roses
    Appreciation, Closing the deal, Let's get together, Sincerity, Gratitude
    Peach Roses
  7. Fuschia Pink Roses
    Happiness, Elegance, Romance, Admiration, Sweetness, Thank You
    Fuschia Pink Roses
  8. Mixed Roses
    Often, people like to mix different colored roses in a single bouquet and this is a fine practice especially when one wishes to convey different meanings and sentiments to the recipient.Multi colored roses are excellent to convey multiple positive emotions.
    Mixed Roses

Meaning of Number of Roses