Roses are the most popular flower for Valentine's Day, but did you know that different hues and varieties of roses have different meanings? If you're wondering how to best convey your passionate love, your chaste yearning, or alternatively, your disappointment in your relationship, there's a rose for you.
A fully bloomed, blood-red rose says “I love you,” and personifies youthful, breath-taking beauty.
The “language of flowers,” or the symbolism of flowers, was popularized in Victorian times. During this era, there was a proliferation of dictionaries and guides listing flowers and their respective meanings that provided the common man and woman with an opportunity to playfully exchange their romantic sentiments.