Rose Colour Meaning

Did you know each rose colour has a different shade of meaning?
From purity to joy, energy to abundance, the colour rose you choose has a special significance.
Flower gifting is a beautiful gesture. It has proven to lift moods and help change the atmosphere of a home.
With this knowledge, you’ll be able to create the perfect gift that expresses the perfect sentiment!


RED Roses

We all know that red roses are a symbol of love. A single red rose is saying ‘I love You’. Red roses mean love and passion. True love, respect and appreciation. Red roses also stand for deeper passion and readiness for commitment. These shades will always be a popular choice for Valentine’s Day.

PINK Roses

Pink roses can stand for femininity, elegance, refinement and sweetness. But the pink rose can also have additional meanings depending on its shade. A deep or pink rose can convey gratitude, appreciation, recognition and is a great way to say, “thank you,” while a light or pale pink rose conveys grace, gentleness, joy and happiness.


Our Lavender roses are unique yet stunning roses that can make quite a statement. Their symbolism is often tied to enchantment, wonder, splendour and mystery as well as love at first sight or enchantment at first sight. It also represents femininity and gentleness, which makes it a perfect colour for most occasions.

BLUE Roses

Blue Roses represent mystery, the impossible, or the unattainable. Give a blue rose to someone and you are saying “you are extraordinarily wonderful and unique.” Blue roses are perfect for the woman who marches to the beat of her own drum.


The black rose is a mysterious bloom that can convey many meanings. The colour black has often been synonymous with death and mourning and is usually used at funerals. But black roses do have a more positive meaning as well. They can stand for the beginning of new things and major change. Black roses can inspire confidence by signalling the birth of a new era and can bring hope and courage.


Green tones are the colour of life, abundant growth, and constant renewal of life and energy. The green rose signifies the constant rejuvenation of spirit and fertility. It can symbolise richness, abundance and bounty. Green Roses are a sign of plenty and copiousness. Green is also a very pleasing colour and is often said it can impart a sense of balance, stability and peace to the human mind. When you want to surprise someone, give them a green rose!


This bold and fiery rose often stands for desire, fascination, enthusiasm and energy.  An Orange Rose can say “I am so proud of you” with their meaning of admiration and excitement. Feeling unenergised lately, the orange rose will help uplift and give some energy? Place a bouquet of these bold beauties in your house for a burst of energy!


The sweet Peach Rose conveys a meaning of modesty, genuineness, sincerity and gratitude. It can be great for saying “thank you” and would be an appropriate gift for any occasion. The peach rose can also be a great way to show sympathy to a loved one or a close friend.


The symbol of a yellow rose represents friendship, joy and caring. These beautiful sun-coloured roses can also convey warmth, delight, gladness and affection, as well as say good luck, welcome back, and remember me. The yellow rose is the perfect rose for a close friend or someone who needs a little cheering up since these blooms are sure to brighten anyone’s day!

 IVORY Roses

Ivory & Nude Roses, although similar to white roses, have a totally different meaning. They are said to represent charm, thoughtfulness and gracefulness. Ivory coloured roses also represent richness and perfection. Ivory roses would be great for letting someone know you care, without romantic intentions.


White roses often represent purity, innocence and youthfulness. White roses are sometimes referred to as bridal roses because of their association with young love and eternal loyalty. White roses can also symbolise a new beginning and everlasting love.