Roses: What Colour Should You Give and How Many?

It’s a simple stereotype that everyone
likes to receive roses at some point in
their life. But did you know that the
colour of roses have different meanings?
There are even meanings for how many
roses you receive!
– Red roses in general mean: beauty, love,
passion and respect.
– Dark red roses/burgundy roses means:
unconscious beauty.
– A single red rose means: ‘I love you’.
– Red rosebuds mean: loveliness and
– White roses mean: purity, innocence,
secrecy, and worthiness.
– White roses at a wedding mean: happy
– White rosebuds symbolize girlhood.
– To be given red and white roses
together means unity.
– Light pink roses mean: admiration,
appreciation, gentleness, joy and
– A dark pink rose means: “Thank you”.
– Peach roses mean: “Let’s get together”
and modesty.
– Coral roses mean: desire.
– Lavender roses mean: enchantment and
“Love at first sight”.
– Yellow roses mean: care, delight,
friendship, joy and new beginnings.
– A yellow rose with a red tip means: “I’m
falling in love with you”.
– Yellow and red roses mean: happy
– An orange rose means: desire and
– Blue roses mean: the unattainable.
– Black roses mean: death and farewell.
Generally to be given a single rose of any
colour means that someone is thankful to
have you in their life. If these roses are
thorn-less, this means the giver has fallen
in love with you the first time they saw
Two roses entwined together are a sign
that the giver would like to marry you.
A bunch of six roses signify a need to be
or feel loved.
A bunch of eleven roses are a symbol that
you are well and truly loved by the giver.
To be given a bouquet of thirteen roses
means that you have a secret admirer.

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