Red roses signify love and beauty all over the world. Though lots of folks think that red roses can only be a sign of romantic love, you will find nearly as many who strongly feel that red roses can be given to any loved one. They are given to a sibling, a parent, a friend, a family that has just moved into the neighborhood and needs to be welcomed with affection, and of course, a lover.
They wonder about what can be called’improved etiquette’. These are unwritten’rose norms’ that traditionalists like to follow. According to those, single roses are meant to express liking, as opposed to love, bouquets speak volumes about love, long stem roses are for those who have a marked style and exude elegance, and dark red roses express the language of passion and yearning.
Many individuals also wonder why the magic of the red rose surpasses those of other flowers, if it does. They wonder why several men and women who set out to purchase other flowers wind up buying red roses. The solution is in the universal appeal of the red rose that stands out due to its remarkable beauty and personality even in a bunch of lovely lilies, merry carnations, adorable tulips, pretty orchids and attractive roses of all colors other than red.
It’s no surprise, therefore, that no matter where it’s placed, and in what sort of vase it is decorated, it announces its presence with panache. It is practically impossible to miss a red rose in an office, a mall, a home, and a resort, in the hands of a bride or pinned to the lapel of a statesman. If a woman crossed a busy street with a single rose in her hand on Valentine’s Day, heads turn to notice.
In fact, the timeless symbolism of the red rose is the reason behind its presence on greeting cards for all kinds of occasions. The red rose brings people closer and chooses the expression of liking, love, elegance and passion into a degree that transcends language.