The color of a rose can have a very different meaning from what you intend. To ensure that your love understands what the roses you bestow mean, check this guide to rose colors and their meanings:
Red roses proclaim "I love you." They are the ultimate symbol of romantic love and enduring passion.
Pale Pink Roses
Light Pink Roses
A joy to behold, light pink roses express fun and happiness.
Pure white roses symbolize truth and innocence. They also send other messages: "I miss you" and "You're heavenly."
Orange roses communicate enthusiasm and desire on the part of the sender.
Put two or more colors of roses together, and a new rose meaning arises:
White Roses + Yellow Roses
A symbol of harmony.
Red Roses + Yellow Roses
A message of happiness and celebration.
Red Roses + White Roses
An indication of bonding and harmony.
MORE ROSE SYMBOLISM
While roses are traditionally presented in bouquet form, these are also acceptable:
Single Red Rose
"I love you" (but I'm not going to go broke telling you).
Single Rose Any Color
"I thank you" (and I'm still not going to go broke saying so).
Two Roses Entwined
An engagement or marriage is imminent.