Red, Pink, or Peach? Which Rose Color Should You Choose? Find Out The Meanings Behind Rose Colors

Red, Pink, or Peach? Which Rose Color Should You Choose? Find Out The Meanings Behind Rose Colors

Sometimes it is hard to choose a color because all of them can look amazing! While all of them are lovely, traditionally the rose colors don’t have the same meaning. So, what rose color should you pick? And what meanings do they have?

According to rose experts at &, the color of roses have many different meanings. When it’s Valentine’s Day in Aruba, red roses can be found in every corner. It is known in Aruba, and mostly all over the world that red roses are a symbol of love and romance. But how about all the other colors? What is the meaning behind those?

Traditional meanings are just a guide and not facts. Of course, a rose of any color can look good and be someone’s favorite. By all means, if your wife or girlfriend loves yellow roses, send her yellow roses! However, if next time you are doubting about which color to pick, or want to give a deeper meaning when sending a bouquet of roses, we created a helpful guide to show some of the meanings each rose color can have.




Red Roses

There’s no denying that red roses are classic! It’s the best-selling rose color on Valentine’s Day for good reason. Everyone knows It as a universal symbol of love and romance.

Peach Roses

Peach roses give a feeling of something sweet and genuine. It can be great for saying “thank you” and would be for example an appropriate gift to a friend or family who has done a lot to support you.

Orange Roses

This fiery bloom stands out with energy! It’s a bold color that represents excitement. The orange rose can say “I am so proud of you” with their meaning of admiration. It is appropriate for sending any message of enthusiasm—whether it’s one of love, thanks, friendship, or congratulations.

Pink Roses

Pink stands for femininity and elegance. Pink roses are given to express your sense of admiration, joy, and gentleness.

Yellow Roses

The sun-colored rose conveys caring and affection. It represents friendships, positivity, and good luck. Also great for a warm welcome back! The yellow rose is the perfect rose for a close friend or someone who needs a little cheering up. These will for sure brighten up anyone’s day.

White Roses

Another classic color! White roses have a wide variety of meanings like purity, humility, and growth. White roses can commonly be found at weddings because of their association with new beginnings and true love.

Lavender Roses

Lavender Roses are mystical in nature and unique. They are stunning and can make quite a statement. They are attention-grabbing and give a luxurious feeling. It can be sent for example as a message of desire and love at first sight. Also a great Valentine flower.

Circus Yellow Roses

The circus yellow color rose is enchanting! This beautiful bi-colored rose radiates a dark orange color at the tips of the petals. A great way of showing love or to give to a special friend you haven’t seen in a while. It is also great for making tropical flower arrangements that give a vivid and happy vibe.


How about those other colors like blue, black, or rainbow roses?

Now that you know the meanings of the most common rose colors you may ask, how about those strange colors like blue or black? Or the mixed colors like rainbow roses?

In nature, blue, black, and rainbow roses do not exist. In most cases, those colors are created by dyeing white roses, or sprayed with a special coat. These roses can be made for special events, be bought on special occasions, or if you’re lucky, can be found at your favorite local flower shop like Jardin Caribe.


Rainbow Roses

Rainbow Roses feature a beautiful mix of vividly colored petals. The kaleidoscope of colors brings an immediate sense of brightness and fun which makes them the ultimate flower to celebrate happy moments. For example, when it’s carnival in Aruba, a bouquet or arrangement of rainbow roses can be the perfect festive decoration. Rainbow roses are also a sign of freedom, expression, and diversity.

Black Roses

The color black has (often in the past) been associated with negative meanings like sorrow and despair. But black roses can have a more positive meaning. Since a true black rose is impossible to find in nature, it can emphasize utmost devotion and exclusivity in a relationship. It can also stand for the beginning of new things or to embrace major change with courage. Nowadays black roses are often used in the context of style, fashion, and art.

Blue roses

Blue roses are often used to symbolize mystery or attaining the impossible. Give a blue rose to someone and you are saying “you are extraordinarily wonderful and unique.” Blue roses are mostly requested for special events like weddings.

Mixing the colors…

Mixing different rose colors into a bouquet can simply be a beautiful way of creating a wonderful bouquet or arrangement. It can also be a personalized way to combine many different messages into one display. For example, mixing red and white roses can symbolize unity. It can also mean “I love you intensely and my intentions are honorable”

The rest is up to your own creativity! Mix and match to create the perfect, meaningful arrangement of roses.

But wait! How many should I buy? 1? 3? 12?

According to Serenataflowers & ModaFlora, and many other florists, the number of roses also has a particular meaning. Here are some of the most popular ones.

1 Rose – Just love

3-Roses – I love you

5 Roses – You are special

9 Roses – Eternal Love

10 Roses – You are perfect

12 Roses – Be mine

15 Roses – I’m sorry

20 Roses – Sincerity

21 Roses – I am committed

24 Roses – You’re always on my mind

25 Roses – Big congratulations!

50 Roses – Unconditional love

100 Roses – Complete devotion

Now that you know all about rose colors, go treat yourself or someone you love some beautiful roses🌹

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