Since Sunday is Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d do something a little different. Did you know that different colors of flowers have different meanings? Chances are that you know red roses symbolize love. But what about the other colors? Let’s look at them below.

What do the colors of flowers mean?

Roses

The first flowers we are going to look at are roses, since they are one of the most popular options for bouquets.

ColorMeaning
Whitefresh start
innocense
new beginning
purity
reverence
RedLove
Dark or deep crimsonmourning
Yellowinfidelity
jealousy
Orangedesire
enthusiasm
Lavenderhead over heels/first sight love

Now that we have looked at roses, we are going to look at the general meaning of colors in flowers.

ColorMeaningFlowers to Choose From
RedCourage
desire
passion
true love
Red flowers include:

geraniums
poppies
roses
tulips
Yellowfriendship
happiness
joy
Yellow flowers include:

daisies
lilies
roses
sunflowers
tulips
Pinkfemininity
gentleness
happiness
love
Pink flowers include:

Azaleas
carnations
lilies
roses
Orangeenthusiasm
excitement
Orange flowers include:

lilies
marigolds
roses
tulips
zinnias
Whiteinnocence
purity
sympathy
White flowers include:

carnations
daisies
orchids
roses
Bluepeace
relaxation
tranquility
Blue flowers include:

cornflowers
hydrangeas
morning glories
Purpleadmiration
royalty
success
tradition
Purple flowers include:

allium
bellflower
clematis
iris
roses
Lavenderelegance
grace
youth
Lavender flowers include:

daisies
lilacs
orchids
petunias
roses
Greengood fortune
good health
rebirth
renewal
youthfulness
Green flowers include:

anthurium
bells of Ireland
button flowers
green cymbidium orchids

We hope that you found this a fun and informative post about the meanings of flower colors. Please keep coming back to see what else we have posted and leave a comment if you’d like. We love to hear from you!

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