Flowers are a part of the most important occasions in our lives. … However, meanings are associated not only with roses but also with other flowers. Most people do not consider flower meanings before gifting flowers. Similarly, people who receive flowers may not know their meaning and hence miss the underlying message.
Red roses are the traditional symbol for love, romance, and will always be a way to say “I love you.” The red rose has also reflected beauty and perfection. … White roses, the purist of colors, represent innocence, purity and charm. White roses are traditionally used in weddings and can represent new beginnings.
The meaning of tulips is generally perfect love. … Red tulips are most strongly associated with true love, while purple symbolizes royalty. The meaning of yellow tulips has evolved somewhat, from once representing hopeless love to now being a common expression for cheerful thoughts and sunshine.
White rose: purity, innocence, reverence, a new beginning, a fresh start. Red rose: love, I love you. Deep, dark crimson rose: mourning. Pink rose: grace, happiness, gentleness. Yellow rose: joy, friendship, the promise of a new beginning. How flowers were presented and in what condition were important.
Take, for instance, all of the different meanings attributed to variously colored carnations: Pink meant “I’ll never forget you”; red said “my heart aches for you”; purple conveyed capriciousness; white was for the “the sweet and lovely”; and yellow expressed romantic rejection. Likewise, a white violet meant “innocence,”.