~ Alfred Noyes ~
The ~Language of Flowers~ originated in Persia in the 15th century, and was brought to Europe in the 18th centuary. In the 19th century, this ~floral code~ became popular and people sent messages in bouquets to each other. Since each flower, colour, and number had a specific meaning, conversations between lovers took place without a single word being used. Roses are the perfect gifts to convey your emotions.
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Red roses signify love and respect.
Red roses are used for Lovers and stand for respect and courage; they mean love; unity; romantic and passionate love; love.
Amaranth Red - Long Standing Desire
Cardinal Red - Sublime Desire
Carmine Red- Deceitful Desire
Firey Red- Flames of Passion
Black roses signify death hatred and farewell. Used at funerals.
A single black rose was used by a close friend and or loved one leaving for a war or on a journey he did not expect to return from.
Orange and Coral roses imply desire.
Lavender/Purple roses stand for grace, gentility, elegance and refinement.
It is the rose of sweet thoughts, adds enchantment and indicates opulence or majesty.
Lavender roses are also referred to as blue roses.
Peach and Pale colored roses convey sociability and friendship.
Peach roses are also referred to as Pink roses.
Show appreciation or gratitude with pink roses.
Send light pink roses to say you understand, you're sympathetic or you're sorry if someone is ill.
Red & White roses together, or white roses with red edges mean Unity.
Red & Yellow roses together convey happy feelings, gaiety, joviality and happiness
Orange & Yellow roses together mean enthusiasm, desire and passionate thoughts.
White and Coral together, You’re heavenly and I desire you.
Yellow roses symbolize joy and friendship.
Yellow roses in the victorian times meant jealousy. Today they are a sign of friendship, joy, gladness and freedom. They are used for wedding showers.
In Islamic folklore, they symbolize deceit, treachery, and adultery.
In Mexico yellow roses/flowers are a sign of death.
In France yellow roses/flowers represent infidelity.
Send a dozen white roses when you want to connote secrecy, innocence or purity.
White roses symbolize reverence and humility.
Virgin Mary is represented by a white rose as a symbol of her purity.
In American culture, the white roses symbolize security and happiness and are used for weddings.
The white rose is also known as the ~Flower of Light.~
In Scotland when the white rose bloomed in autumn it was seen as a sign of early marriage.
In Wales, white roses represent innocence and silence, and are often placed on the grave of a young child.
In Asian tradition, white stands for the ultimate absence; death.
In Vietnam, the white rose is worn on Mother's Day for those whose mothers have passed away
Red rose is worn on Mother's Day for those with mothers still alive.
Bent to the right - ~I~
Bent to the left - ~You~
Ribbon knotted on the left - Message from the giver
Ribbon knotted on the right - Message about the recipient
Accepted with right hand - Agreement, affirmative
Accepted with left hand - Disagreement, negative
Worn over heart - Love
Worn in hair - Caution
Worn in clevage - Frendship, Rememberance
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