Scientifically known as, Rosa , Roses are not just flowers, they are muses. Since Robert Burns sang : ‘My luve’s like a red, red rose’, Roses became an integral part of everything emotional. They are an inspiration to writers like Shakespeare, romantics like John Keats, singers like Bon Jovi, painters like Henri Fantin-Latour and lovers like Romeo and Juliet. Their fragrance and colour are so robust that it is bound to evoke a range of emotions.
A lover’s delight, a friend’s paradise and a colleagues gratitude, various colours of Roses stand strong for different emotions. To gift a Rose is more than just gifting a flower. As we mentioned that different colours stand for different emotions, read which emotion along with the Rose you would like to gift.
1. Red Rose
A Red Rose, in all honesty, stands for true love. This one is not to be played around with. It is supposed that your love is only as deep as the colour of the Red Rose. It is the most romantic of the flowers. Gift this one only when you are absolutely sure about your love.
“Roses! I swear you men have all your romance from the same worn book. Flowers are a good thing, a sweet thing to give a lady. But it is always roses, always red, and always perfect hothouse blooms when they can come by them.”
― Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind
2. Yellow Rose
Friends would know how important a Yellow Rose is as it celebrates the spirit of a relationship as pure as friendship. Their warm and sunny disposition elicits the spirit of joy. Send this one if you are in a mood of celebration.
“It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.”
― Maud Hart Lovelace, Betsy-Tacy and Tib
3. Orange Rose
Orange Roses are a blend of joyful Yellow Roses and Romantic Red Roses, and this makes them very special. When you are at a point where you are more than friends but less than lovers, gifting Orange Roses would be a great idea. They are passionate and enthusiastic.
“And the shower of roses spun around me, inviting me to take part in their ever-present waltz.”
― Gina Marinello-Sweeney, The Rose and the Sword
4. Pink Rose
Simple, sweet and elegant, Pink Roses stand for a number of things. Whether it is the beginning of a new romance, showing gratitude to someone or to display admiration; Pink Roses are perfect. You can gift them at any occasion because they are just so versatile.
“It takes a loyal gardener to tend roses.”
― Sondra Faye
5. White Rose
White is a serene colour that is easily associated with remembrance, tranquility and solitude. They make good “I am thinking about you” gifts. They also stand for new beginnings. Their quiet beauty is comforting.
“I feel as if I had opened a book and found roses of yesterday sweet and fragrant, between its leaves.”
– L.M. Montgomery, Anne of the Island
Rose is not just a flower, it has a deeper impact. To sum it up, let’s give Romeo a chance to express how the power of Rose can not be overshadowed:
“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose,
By any other name would smell as sweet”