Meanings of Roses – Color and Number


Sincere Love & Respect, Courage & Passion.  Send red roses to convey the message of your passionate love for that someone; saying “I love you”.


Grace and Gentility, the rose of sweet thoughts.  Send deep pink roses to show your appreciation & gratitude; saying “Thank you” Send light pink roses to convey admiration and sympathy.


In the Victorian times, yellow roses meant jealousy. But today, they signify friendship, joy, gladness and freedom, the promise of a new beginning.  Send yellow roses to brighten up someone’s day; to congratulate your friends and loved ones during Joyous occasions.


Spiritual love & Purity, the rose of confession, the bridal rose; “You are heavenly”, “I am worthy of you”  Commonly used as traditional bridal bouquet during weddings to symbolize a happy love. You can nevertheless use them to convey the message of “You are heavenly, I miss you”


Love at first sight and enchantment.  Send lavender roses of course, to convey the message of your “love at first sight” with that special someone. You can nevertheless also send them if you would like to make a special impression.


Passionate desire, pure enthusiasm and fascination.  An excellent choice for a new relationship that you wish to pursue further. It can nevertheless also be referring to a new business partnership.

Meaning of Number of Roses:

1 Rose

Love at the first sight; you are the one;

2 Roses

Mutual love between both, deeply in love with one another;

3 Roses

I love you

6 Roses

I wanna be yours

7 Roses

I’m infatuated with you

9 Roses

An Eternal love, together as long as we live

10 Roses              You are perfect

11 Roses              You are my treasured one; the one I love most in my life

12 Roses              Be my steady

13 Roses              Secret Admirer

15 Roses              I am truly sorry, please forgive me

20 Roses              Believe me, I am sincere towards you

21 Roses              I am devoted to you

24 Roses              Can’t stop thinking about you, 24 hours everyday

33 Roses              Saying “I love you” with great affection

36 Roses              I will remember our romantic moments

40 Roses              My love for you is genuine

50 Roses              Regretless love, this is

99 Roses              I will love you for as long as I live

100 Roses            Harmoniously together in a century; remaining devoted as couple till ripe-old age

101 Roses            You are my one and only love

108 Roses            Please marry me!

365 Roses            Can’t stop thinking about you, each and everyday

999 Roses            Everlasting and Eternal love

Now that you know the true meaning of roses, you won’t go wrong.

“Do you know why I gave you a bouquet of 11 red roses, my dearest dear? Cause you are my treasured one, the one I love most in my life” Hmm–? Don’t you think the girl will be more impressed with you?

Whatever the occasion, there is always a rose color or combination that will express your feelings. Isn’t it more meaningful that you chose the color that conveys a specific message for that special someone? The recipient might not truly understand the meaning behind the roses sent but well, there’s always the accompanying card? Along with the roses, your message will be delivered.

So why not send some roses to your loved ones today? It might not seem much of an effort on your side but think about it, wouldn’t they be thrilled and surprised to receive a bouquet.

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