Known as “the queen of flowers,” the rose is the world’s most popular flower. With a history dating as far back as 35 million years, roses come in a wide array of colors and make a wonderful gift for almost every special occasion.
Most associated with love and romance, the rose was attributed to the Greek and Roman goddesses of beauty and love, Aphrodite and Venus, and the meaning has endured for centuries. The bloom carries multiple meanings determined by color. Red roses symbolize love and romance. Yellow roses symbolize friendship. White roses mean innocence, purity, and sympathy.
Gift the rose to celebrate love, friendship, innocence, and beauty. It’s also a popular choice for birthdays, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, and as a 15th wedding anniversary gift.