Valentine's Day: The meaning behind the colour of the rose

Valentine's Day Gifts: The meaning behind the colour of the rose

Are you thinking about spoiling your lover with a bunch of roses this Valentine's Day? Know the meaning behind the colours before making your selection...

Office romance, a man holding red roses behind him

Happy Valentine's Day!

When it comes to Valentine's Day, roses are a prominent theme. Red roses, for instance, are synonymous with Valentine's Day because they typically represent love and romance. 

Giving someone red roses is a way to express love.

But, what about the other roses? What do the different colours represent? 

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Let's have a look: 

Pink roses

Does your lover make you happy and fill your heart with joy? Then pink roses are a perfect way to communicate that. 

Love Rose website states that darker shades of pink convey a sense of appreciation, while pale pinks are generally used to give a sense of admiration, joy or gentleness, and medium pink roses are a token of gratitude. 

White roses

Are you in a new relationship or you feel your lover has demonstrated loyalty towards you? Then white roses will go a long way in expressing how your partner makes you feel. 

White roses represent purity, loyalty, youthfulness or new love and innocence. This is why they are most popular at weddings. 

The ivory roses or cream roses symbolise thoughtfulness, gracefulness, and perfection, according to Love Rose website. 

Orange roses 

Orange roses are the perfect gift to celebrate an achievement because they symbolise pride and enthusiasm. 

Yellow roses

Yellow roses symbolise the love that exists between friends. So, this Valentine's Day, why not spoil your friend with yellow roses to express just how much you love them and appreciate their presence in your life. 

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