Rose Stem SymbolismWhat's in a Number?
Traditionally, using roses to convey messages to your loved ones was all about the color and the variety. But over the years, roses have inspired people to develop a language of roses by adding a symbolic meaningto the number of roses you are gifting. The rose is considered the flower of love traditionally. Red roses are the best way to say” I love you” on Valentine’s day. When you choose a certain number of roses for a special person, you bring a whole new depth to the gesture of gifting roses. The rose experts compile a list of meaning of number of roses you are gifting. This is our guide to the numbers and meanings of roses. Some of these meanings have been derived from visual significance, while some have caught on from popular stories and myths.
One rose can convey “Love at first sight” or can convey many years later as “you are still the one."
Two roses signify “Mutual love and affection”.
Three roses are traditional three-month anniversary gift.
Six roses symbolize Infatuation, or "I want to be yours."
Nine rosessymbolize eternal love or "I want to be with you forever."
10 roses are gifted when you mean to say, "You are perfect."
12 roses are given when you want to say, "be mine."
13 roses can mean “we’ll be friends forever”, or it can also mean “you have a secret admirer”.
15 roses mean "I'm sorry."
20 roses mean "Believe me, I am sincere toward you."
21 roses were once popular among cheaters looking to be taken back and mean "I am dedicated to you".
24 roses - two dozen says, "I'm yours."
25 roses are gifted when you simply mean "Congratulations."
36 roses- Three dozen not only says "big spender," but it also says, "I'm head over heels in love" or "I will remember our romantic moments."
40 roses say, "My love for you is genuine."
50-plus rosescan mean a few things, and they're all big and boisterous. Traditionally, they mean my love, like my wallet, knows no bounds.