Light Pink Roses: If you want to show gentleness and admiration.
During the Victorian era, the pink rose was used to decorate everything from wallpaper to greeting cards.
Today, the pink rose has been cultivated in more contemporary treatments showing off its different shades of pink.
See: Pink symbolizes grace, sophistication and elegance.
Pink roses are expressions of platonic love and friendship. According to the legend, the Prophet Mohammed, while away fighting a war, was tormented by the idea that his wife, Aisha, was being unfaithful. Gabriel suggested that when he returned home Mohammed should ask his wife to drop whatever she was carrying into the water as a test.
Red and white striped roses or white Roses with red edges express unity and togetherness.
A typical rose is "York and Lancaster" which commemorates the end of the Wars of Roses between the House of Lancaster (red rose) and the House of York (white rose).Here’s a quick shade-by-shade guide for choosing the perfect pink to convey your feelings: Dark Pink Roses: If you want to express appreciation, gratitude, or to say thank you.Medium Pink Roses: If you have a first love, want to congratulate someone or want to cheer up a friend who’s grieving or healing.Believe it or not, the first trace of the pink rose was found in fossils dating back 40 million years!More recent historical evidence shows pink roses were grown in China’s Imperial rose gardens about 5,000 years ago and they have continued to play a part in history ever since.Differently colored roses represent different things in relationships.