As the number one flower-gift-giving holiday quickly approaches, we thought you may want to take a dive into the message that your gift sends. Red roses, yellow roses, white roses, so many choices – but there is more to that bouquet of flowers you get or give for Valentine’s day, and we are here to tell you just what those might mean!
RED: Symbolizes love, passion, strength, courage, and admiration
Red flowers make great gifts for your spouse or close loved ones.
YELLOW: Symbolizes friendship, joy, health, and success
Yellow flowers make great gifts for friends or someone who might need a little pick-me-up!
PINK: Symbolizes gentleness, innocence, and grace
Pink flowers are great gifts for children or a new romantic relationship.
BLUE: Symbolizes serenity, relaxation, and openness
Blue flowers are great additions in places of relaxation like a spa or a tropical oasis.
PURPLE: Symbolizes royalty, tradition, success and admiration
Purple flowers are great gifts for a boss or mentor.
WHITE: Symbolizes purity, innocence, and in some circumstances, sympathy
White is a great color for several situations – to give to children, to incorporate in with other colors, to show sympathy, or to brighten up someone’s day.
GREEN: Symbolizes renewal, good fortune, and good health
Green flowers are great for “get well soons” or a recent congratulatory moment.
So, when you’re picking out the flowers to give your significant other, child, friend, or mentor, be sure to remember these helpful “color hints”!