Roses come in many shapes, colours and sizes with each colour representing a different meaning. In this article, we are going to go through why roses make the perfect gift for almost any occasion.
Let’s kick off with some fun facts about roses. Roses the flowers that we all know and love today according to fossil evidence have been around for 35 million years! with over 150 different species having been spread across the northern hemisphere. They were first cultivated en masse in gardens amongst greater China some 5,000 years ago.
Roses have timelessly symbolised love and beauty throughout the ages and are believed to have been sacred to a number of goddesses including Aphrodite, Isis and Venus. In Greek mythology, Aphrodite – The Goddess of Love, is said to have given life to roses from her teardrops and with the blood of her lover, Adonis.
Here are some of the top reasons why roses are the perfect gift idea.
They have a long and romantic tradition.
Roses have a unique place in history and are arguably one of the most widely recognised symbols of love and affection in western culture, from poetry to artwork and every other form of media, roses, and red roses, in particular, are a timeless symbol of romantic love.
They can brighten up any space.
Brightly coloured roses are one of the best ways to brighten up a space within a household, not only can they brighten up and completely transform a space, they can help to uplift anyone’s mood.
They can put a smile on anyone’s face.
Roses, the gorgeous flowers that given the colour can symbolise love, passion, purity, innocence, elegance or friendship will put a smile on that special someone’s face. Giving roses as a gift is one of the best and easiest ways to remind that person just how important they are to you.
They won’t break the bank.
Not only are roses gorgeous and elegant, but they also make for quite an affordable gift, our roses start at only $45.
They are non-toxic to pets.
Roses are non-toxic to your furry pets, which makes them a great option for pet owners, even if the rose petals fall off and are consumed by your fur baby, your pet will be perfectly fine.
They have a fast delivery time and online delivery.
Roses and flowers, in general, are a timely gift that can be quickly delivered for that special someone. We offer free and same-day delivery to the suburbs that we actively service.
What do the rose colours mean?
We sell our roses in red, yellow, pink and white colours. Let’s go through what each colour represents.
What do red roses mean?
Red roses stand for love, passion, romance and desire, which makes them a very popular choice of rose for Valentine’s day, dark red roses are said to represent unconscious beauty and humility.
What do white roses mean?
White roses are known to represent innocence and purity and are very popular at weddings due to their association with new beginnings and eternal loyalty.
What do yellow roses mean?
Yellow roses symbolise, joy and friendship and are commonly used as a sign of warmth, affection or remembrance. Yellow roses are likely to brighten up anyones day that needs a little bit of cheering up!
What do pink roses mean?
Pink roses typically represent elegance and femininity, darker shades of pink can represent appreciation, while pale shades of pink give a sense of joy and gentleness.
How long do cut roses last?
Freshly cut roses, in general, last up to one week, but sometimes they can last for much longer if they’re kept in a cool place with some flower food. That said, they can last longer than a week by following additional care tips.
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