What’s in a name

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What’s in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet

Shakespeare penned it correctly (from Romeo and Juliet). For weddings, roses are a popular flower and the great part is they are available all year long. This is great for those that love roses. There are three common types of roses: spray roses, standard roses and garden roses.


For theses that love color roses are an excellent option. Roses come in shades of white, red, pink, purple, yellow, green, peach/coral and orange.


Morris Gardens does an excellent job of providing the meanings of the shades of roses. Popular wedding color meanings are:

  • Red- love, beauty, romantic love
  • White- Happy love
  • Pink- Perfect happiness
  • Lavender- Love at first site

What every color you decide, roses can be an great choice for your wedding. Enjoy the image below from Flirty Fluer.


Orange Rose Study