Every woman knows a single red rose means love. However, other colors have plenty of meanings too.
The meaning of roses goes back to the beginning of time. The rose has its own significant meaning and color. The language of roses began in Persia in the 15th Century. Brought to Europe in the 18th Century and became popular in the 19th Century.
Lovers used roses to convey their feelings without speaking a single word. The Victorian’s used detailed messages with rose bouquets to telegraph their feelings. The same color of a bouquet can mean different things. A note or the number of blooms on a stem of a rose can make the message to the lover clear.
The red rose stands for Love, Unity, Romance as well as passion
The red rose has different meanings according to the shades. The original fiery Rose stands for the lover´s desire and heart.
If you receive a bouquet of black roses from your loved one symbolizes hatred and goodbye and is used in funerals.
The Amanth rose stands for a lover’s long lasting desire.
The Cardinal rose stands for a lover’s sublime desire for their significant other.
The Carmine rose stands for a lover’s deceit.
The coral, orange rose stands for an implied desire.
The purple, lavender rose stands for the lover’s grace, gentility, and elegance.
The pink or peach rose, stand for friendship and is given for appreciation and gratitude to the recipient. It is usually given for sympathy to someone who is ill.
A bouquet of roses can also say so much to the lover:
The Red and white roses in a bouquet mean unity of the lovers.
The Red and yellow roses translate as happiness the lovers will have in the future.
The orange and yellow roses a lover receives in a bouquet mean togetherness, enthusiasm, desire, as well as passion.
The white and coral rose bouquet stand for a lover telling their significant other they desire them.
The yellow roses signify friendship, joy and jealously, in Victorian times. Today, the yellow rose has changed to mean friendship, joy, as well as freedom. On the other hand the beautiful yellow rose can prophesize disaster, heartache and sorrow in other cultures.
In Mexico, the yellow rose is a sign of death.
In France, adultery.
In Asia it means death.
A lover sending a dozen white roses to their significant other stands for secrecy, innocence and purity. They symbolize a lover’s reverence to their true love as well as their humility.
The white rose in American culture stands for security, and happiness.
The number of roses you receive in a bouquet also has significance:
1 rose symbolizes – Simplicity
2 roses symbolizes-Great gratitude, a coming marriage or an engagement.
A 20 rose bouquet symbolizes- a declaration of love.
A 25 rose bouquet symbolizes- Congratulations.
A 50 rose bouquet stands for great unconditional love.
A bouquet of mature rose blooms symbolizes- Gratitude.
A single rose in full bloom- I love you.
So, pay attention the next time you receive that beautiful bouquet of roses or a single red rose on your anniversary, birthday or date it may mean the future of your relationship.