Using flowers, especially roses to convey messages dear to the heart has been a tradition established over several centuries. And as the complexity of the emotions increased, people sought ways to add new meanings to flowers. Some flowers are given in various combinations to depict totally different meanings.
There are also meanings hidden in the number of roses exchanged between people. Some of these meanings have been derived from visual significance, while some have caught on from popular stories and myths. Our comprehensive guide to the numbers and meanings of roses is your resource for rose interpretation.
Love at the first sight. The single rose, whatever its colour, depicts utmost devotion to a single person. “All my deepest affections are concentrated in you”.
Mutual feelings, especially if they are red in colour speak of two people who are deeply in love and together form their own happy little world.
Stand for the three words in “I Love You”, and seek to convey this very simple yet powerful message.
I love you very much.
I love you, I miss you. Speak of the need to be loved and cherished.
I’m infatuated with you.
Together as long as we live.
You are pretty.
You’re my treasured one. To assure someone that he or she is truly and deeply loved.
Be my steady.
Forever friends. Also indicate that there is a secret admirer waiting to be discovered.
I’m really sorry.
I’m sincere towards you.
I’m committed to you.
You’re always on my mind. Stand for the twenty-four hours of the day, and say that the loved one is thought of during every hour of the day.
I’ll remember our romantic moments. Speak of a romantic attachment.
My love is genuine.
Pledge a constant and an unchanging love.
Signify a love that has ripened well, and has never been regretted.