Colour Meanings

Flower Colour Meaning

red    Red The traditional color of love, red excites. It is the color of seduction and desire. They send the clear and powerful message of intense romantic love. Lighter shades of red are more playful and the darker shades speak of a deeper, meaningful love.
Symbolism: Passion, deep love, longing, desire, beauty, confidence vitality, strength, respect, courage.
Romantic message: I love you; I desire you, always.
pink    Pink Pink flowers show a lighter side to love. They are uplifting and versatile, appropriate for giving to any loved one, not just as a romantic symbol. Pink flowers are light-hearted and innocent, so they are perfect to lift a loved one’s mood and show how much you care for them.
Symbolism: Sweetness, happiness, joy, youth, playfulness, admiration, gratitude, sensitivity, grace, innocence.
Romantic message: Life with you is fun. I admire you and I’m thankful for you in my life.
yellow    Yellow Known for its warm, energetic and sunny appearance, yellow is a seriously happy colour and brightens any space or experience. Yellow flowers also represent friendship and filial love, definitely the best and most versatile colour.
Symbolism: Richness, friendship, joy, new beginnings, intellectual energy, lightheartedness, jealousy, pride.
Romantic message: Things are moving too fast, let’s slow things down. Yellow flower often signals a change.
The exception: A bouquet of yellow 15 roses is the perfect way to express your apologies and to ask for forgiveness.
orange    Orange Orange is bold, warm and commands attention. Orange flowers can stir feelings ranging from simply enjoying life to pure, dizzying attraction. They are warm and loving and also light and uplifting. Orange flowers also send the message of adventure and symbolise vibrancy and spontaneity.
Symbolism: Warmth, enthusiasm, energy, vitality confidence, endurance, vivacity, intrigue, desire, satisfaction
Romantic message: I desire you or life is simply extraordinary with you.
blue    Blue Blue is the universal color of peace. Blue flowers calm worries and represent peace and symbolise tranquility, trust, and infinite possibilities. Flowers in shades of blue release the spirit and often induce feelings comfort. Blue roses actually signify mystery and also speak of love at first sight.
Symbolism: Peace, serenity, freedom, integrity, devotion, hope, infinity, stability, open mind, truth.
Romantic message: I can be myself with you and I only have eyes for you.
Lavender   Lavender Though technically a shade of purple, lavender is in a league all its own. Lavender flowers are a representation of adult or grown-up femininity.
Symbolism: Grace, elegance, refinement, preciousness and delicateness.
purple    Purple Often associated with royalty, purple is also the color synonymous with creativity and meditation. Purple flowers can relax as well as awaken feelings of intense euphoria. They have an enchanted, other worldly quality to them. Their soft color gently pulses with mystery, and their ethereal qualities also represent creativity.
Symbolism: Nobility, luxury, integrity, enchantment, charm, grace, individuality, fantasy, elegance, sophistication.
Romantic message: I admire your uniqueness and have profound feelings for you.
green    Green Bright healthy green in an arrangement represents harmony with nature and good fortune. To go green is to live a life of balance and enjoyment which leads to resilience and a youthful outlook. Green flowers draw attention to the architectural beauty of flowers.
Symbolism: Health, happiness, sincerity, good fortune, renewal, fertility, faith, neutrality, eternal life, optimism.
Romantic message: My life is rich and harmonious with you.
white    White White flowers symbolise purity, innocence and reverence. Commonly used for weddings, the white flower has a deeply powerful significance that translates many cultures. The delicate white blossoms are ideal when you are looking to communicate that wonderful combination of classy, elegance and innocence.
Symbolism: Purity, innocence, honesty, perfection, respect, commitment, reverence, unity, humility, cleanliness.
Romantic message: You are perfection. Our relationship is full of hope, promise and I have the deepest respect for you.
black    Black Other than the dried or dyed, natural black flowers are probably slim to none. But, there are some flowers that come close – deep, red-black or deep, purple-black – giving black flowers a less negative connotation in exchange for a more seductively elusive one.
Symbolism: Sophistication, mystery.
Romantic message: Things between us are deliciously still mysterious. I want to keep diving into our full potential.