Valentines Day Flowers
Symbolic of love, Rose is the most preferred and popular Valentines Day Flower. Every year on Valentines Day florists across the globe sell millions of roses in various hues to people who wish to express love to sweethearts and dear ones.
Find out what made rose the popular Valentine Flower and what is the significance of different colours of roses. This will help you select the most appropriate rose for your Valentine. Also included in the article are the tips for sending flowers for greater impact.
History of Valentines Day Flower
A representative of love in all forms, Rose became a popular Valentines Day Flower in the 17th century. Popularity of Rose as Valentines Day Flower stems from the belief that the Red Rose was the favorite flower of Venus - the Roman Goddess of Love and Beauty and hence it is dubbed as the flower of love and passion. A single perfect red rose clubbed with Babys Breath flower is called a signature rose by the florists and is the most preferred gift for the occasion of Valentines Day.
Tips on Presenting a Rose
It is important to select the right flower in right colour to precisely convey your feelings. Do not be bothered about the size of the bouquet. If you are low on budget then select a single flower. After all its the meaning attached to the flower and your feelings that touches the recipient.
Book your bouquet in advance to ensure that it reaches in time for the special occasion. Attach a card with mushy words along with a gift for maximum impact. Ladies should not get into the impression that they are ones who should be receiving the flowers as researches show that men love to receive flowers from their sweethearts as much as women do.
Meaning of Different Colours of Rose
A Rose is a traditional flower given on Valentines Day but it conveys the right emotion only when it is gifted in a particular colour! Given below is the meaning of different colors of roses to help you choose the one that gives perfect expression to your feelings.
Red Roses are the most popular Valentines Day Flower. This is because the color red stands for eternal love, passion, courage and respect. Symbolically red Rose conveys romantic love and enduring passion. Lovers often take help of red rose to say, I Love You. Though at times red roses are also used to convey non-romantic messages such as "Congratulations" and "Job Well Done". However, no other flower equals the popularity of red rose on Valentines Day and this explains why their prices rocket in the month of February.
Pure White Roses are symbolic of purity, truth, innocence, reverence and silence. Hence these are used to convey "I Miss You" or "You're Heavenly." A popular flower for the festival of Valentines Day, White Rose are also used in weddings and in funerals.
Yellow Roses symbolize friendship, celebration, joy, hope, freedom and also jealousy. But on the occasion of Valentines Day these are used to convey "Let's Be Friends". So if you plan for an ever-lasting romantic relationship, Yellow Rose may not be an ideal flower for you. Yellow Roses may also be used to say "I Care", "Welcome Back", "Get Well" and "Remember Me" when sending good wishes to newly weds or new mothers.
Pink Roses are quite popular as Valentines Day Flower as these convey the feeling of "Thank You", "You're So Kind" and "I Love You" in a way that can be considered either romantic or friendly. Generally speaking, Pink Roses symbolize admiration, gentleness and sweetness and are associated with friendship and marriage.
On Valentines Day Peach Roses convey a message of desire and excitement. At other times, Peach Rose may be used to express appreciation, gratitude, or sympathy.
These depict the sender has fallen in love at first sight with the recipient and is enchanted.
Coral roses express desire with their passionate color.
Orange roses communicate enthusiasm and desire of the sender for the recipient.
Regardless of the original color, dead roses clearly convey "It's Over".
Combination of Roses
Some like to use combination of roses with different colours to convey different emotions. Read on to know the meaning of popular combinations of roses:
Red and Yellow Roses: A bouquet of red and yellow roses conveys a message of happiness and celebrations.
Red and White Roses: A combination of Red and White Roses indicate bonding and harmony. It helps to convey the message of "Together We Stand."
Yellow and Orange Roses: This is used to say, "I'm passionate about you".