Remember last years blog about the pearl being the birthstone of June? Well this year as June comes to a close we’re talking about the flower of the month, which also happens to be the national flower of America – the rose.
The rose is one of the most popular flowers in the world, yet it continues to hold the highest level of class and elegance. It is also surprisingly diverse coming in a variety of colors, each of which carries its own meaning.
The Classic Red Rose
The most popular colored rose, the red rose is best known for symbolizing love and romance. It is the flowers equivalent of diamonds, used to express feelings of love in its purest form…can you imagine valentines day without red roses?
The red rose is also the naitonal flower of both America and England.
The Pink Rose
One of the most versatile roses, the elegant pink rose can be a symbol of love and grattitude. They are a less intense version of red roses and can be given to a loved one, a friend or simply to brighten someone’s day.
The White Rose
The white rose represents purity and innoncence. It is one of the most formal roses and as it is often associated with new beginnings and a hopeful future we regularly see these roses at weddings.
The Yellow Rose
The yellow rose sybolized friendship, joy and general well-being. Its sense of warmth and optimism allows it to be used at any celebratory occasion, especially during the summer.
The Orange Rose
FInally, the orange rose symbolizes passion and enthusiasm. Developed through the cross-breeding of the red and yellow rose, it combines the love and optimism from both roses resulting in its passion and enthusiastic significance. Making this vibrant rose is the perfect way to say congratulations, good luck or thank-you.
So, now you’re up to speed on the meaning of each color, find a reason to spoil someone while we’re still in the month of the rose.