Surely for Valentine’s Day, when looking for the amazing valentine’s Day gift for the person you love, the ideas are already exhausted. Some astrological tips to guide the search and look good with the details. If it is today the best-selling cut flower in the world, especially on the occasion of Valentine’s Day, it is necessary to know their meanings to send a bouquet of roses faithful to your emotions, and to avoid misunderstandings!
What Color of Roses to Offer?
White, red, pink; whatever the color of the flowers, a bouquet of roses will always please your recipient. However, it is advisable to respect a few rules of the language of flowers to best express your feelings and not to make mistakes that you might regret!
Give Red Roses
Symbol: it’s no secret that the red rose is the flower of passionate love, power, and depth of feelings. It must therefore be reserved for ardent and lasting love! Who to offer it to? Exclusively to the chosen one of your heart, to testify to your sincere and unfailing passion.
Give White Roses
Symbol: The white rose expresses above all purity and sincerity of feelings, but also chaste love, dedication, and peace. It can be offered in many circumstances, its message not necessarily being love.
Who to offer it to? It is ideal for congratulating newlyweds, or someone who is starting a new beginning. She can also express budding or sincere love, but beware: her message can also be “I appreciate you but our relationship will remain platonic”! If you want to express a feeling of the register of love, decorate your bouquet with a few red roses: the message will be even clearer.
Give Yellow Roses
Symbol: Yellow symbolizes light, heat, and sun. The yellow rose is therefore ideal for expressing friendly feelings. But beware! In the language of love, offering it is much more delicate: it can express betrayal, infidelity, or even rupture, or even a requested or granted forgiveness … Beware of misunderstandings!
Who to offer it to? To a close friend as a token of friendship, or to a lover to whom you wish to confess a fault, ask or grant your forgiveness. To avoid any ambiguity, do not forget to include a little note with your bouquet.
Give Orange Roses
Symbol: The orange rose expresses carnal desire, admiration, and enthusiasm. If you offer it to someone you woo, it will send a meaningful message. Who to offer it to? To someone you want to convey that you are attracted to, or someone you admire a lot.
Give Pink Roses
Symbol: The pink rose transmits affection, gentleness, modesty, loyalty, and pays homage to feminine beauty, it is the ideal gift for a woman. It can express a loving feeling, but with a much sweeter meaning than the red rose. In a composed bouquet, its presence reinforces the message of the other flowers.
Who to offer it to? To a young mother, to your mother, to the chosen one of your heart as a pledge of loyalty, or even to a person to whom you wish to modestly reveal your attraction.
How Many Roses to Give?
For primarily aesthetic reasons – that is, to ensure that the shape of the bouquet is harmonious – odd-numbered roses should be offered for bouquets of less than 10 roses. Beyond that, the bouquet being more garnished, you can quite choose an even number. Also, up to ten or so, it is customary to present the bouquet of roses upside down.
The Rose in History, a Flower Rich in Symbols
Since Antiquity, the rose has been revered: the Greeks and the Romans alike considered it a gift from the gods to the earth and to men. Flower of legends, it mainly became the prerogative of the goddess Venus (Aphrodite for the Greeks), goddess of Love. We saw in her the symbol of the return of spring and the fragility of the world.
The rose took place in many events in the city. During Flora festivals or Bacchus festivals, it was displayed in a crown and its petals strewed the ground: thanks to its intoxicating fragrance, the rose was associated with the joy and intoxication of banquets. It was also used to congratulate soldiers returning from combat.
The rose was also found in religious ceremonies, such as weddings, where its freshness and sweetness made it the emblem of virginity and modesty. It was also used to honor the dead, decorating funeral monuments and blooming Rosalia’s, feasts dedicated to the memory of the deceased.
In the Christian religion, the rose is heavy with symbols: it is both the expression of the martyrdom and the blood of Christ and the representation of the Virgin Mary. Since the poetry of the Middle Ages, its symbolism has been further enriched: the rose has become the allegory of love – powerful, fragile, and perilous at the same time -, of the fragility of life, of the impossible to achieve perfection. but also, the very personification of the loved one.