No matter what emotion you want to express, you can say it with flowers. Learning to speak the language of flowers can help you show your love and devotion to all the special people in your life.
You probably already know that sending a big bouquet of fresh red roses is the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day and show your sweetheart how much you care. As the big day approaches you are probably already making plans to do just that. Perhaps you have already scheduled the delivery to her home or office.
What you may not know is that roses can have multiple meanings depending on the varieties and colors you select. Roses are a wonderful gift for Valentine’s Day or any day, and you do not have to confine your generosity to your sweetheart.
Learning to speak the language of roses is the perfect way to show how much you care about everyone special in your life. From your mom and your sister to a special coworker or even your boss, there are plenty of people who deserve a bouquet of roses.
Here is a guide to the meaning behind these special flowers, so you can navigate the sometimes tricky floral waters and avoid making an embarrassing mistake.
You already know that red roses symbolize love, but their paler counterparts have a slightly different meaning. Pink roses are used to symbolize gentleness, grace, sweetness, and admiration.
If you want to show someone how much you admire them or thank them for their caring, a bouquet of pink roses is the perfect way to express your feelings.
Yellow roses are often used to symbolize joy, cheerfulness, and other warm feelings. Yellow roses are often sent by best friends as a symbol of their special bond. You can also send a bouquet of yellow roses to a friend or family member who is feeling down – the brightness and cheeriness of the yellow can brighten their mood and make the recipient feel just a little bit better.
As you might expect, white roses have come to symbolize innocence and purity. The gift of a single white rose is the perfect way to honor the special someone in your life. Since they symbolize purity and charm, white roses are also part of many bridal bouquets.
If you want to send roses to someone you secretly desire, you might want to make those blossoms orange. These bright vibrant roses are often used to symbolize desire and excitement. If you hope to spark interest in a long-term relationship, a mixture of deep red and bright orange roses is a great choice.
Lavender is often used to express continuing love and devotion within an established long-term relationship. When you send lavender roses, you send a reminder of your care and devotion. Lavender roses are perfect for anniversaries, date nights, and other special occasions.
If you want to say thank you with flowers, you cannot go wrong with peach-colored roses. Peach-colored roses have come to symbolize gratefulness and appreciation. Whether you want to thank a dedicated employee for their help with a recent project or thank your mom for her love and support, a big bouquet of peach-colored roses is a perfect choice.
Cream-colored roses are also used to symbolize appreciation and say thank you. A combination bouquet of cream and peach-colored roses is the perfect way to say thank you to someone you care about.
No matter what emotion you want to express, you can say it with roses. Whether you are sending a Valentine’s Day bouquet of red roses to the love of your life or using yellow roses to cheer up your best friend, a heartfelt expression of your feelings is as close as the local florist.