The flower of choice for Valentine's Day is without a doubt the rose. The rose symbolizes many different things and the color of the rose you chose to give to someone on Valentine's Day reveals a lot about how you feel about them. If you're planning on giving roses as a symbol of something this Valentine's Day - make sure you send the right color and the right message!

Here are a few of the most common colors of roses and their meanings from ProFlowers.com:

  • Red Rose

    love - romance

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  • Pink Rose

    gratitude - appreciation

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  • White Rose

    new beginnings - spiritual - marriage - purity - innocence

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  • Orange Rose

    passion - enthusiasm - desire

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  • Yellow Rose

    friendship - joy - good health

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  • Lavender Rose

    love at first sight

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  • Black Rose

    death - farewell

    (these are artificially created)

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