Popular Valentine’s Day flowers and what they symbolise

Red roses

Red flowers are believed to be the ultimate symbol of romance and enduring love. You can give your loved one red roses to convey your passionate love for his/her. A rose is valued for its fragrance and beauty. Red roses SCREAM “in love”!

Yellow roses

Yellow roses stand for friendship and freedom. However, if your intentions are long lasting and you are committed, you should not be sending them to your beloved. Yellow roses are perfect to be given to friends.

Pale pink roses

Pale pink roses convey a sense of gratitude, love, grace and gentleness. They can be given at the beginning stages of love. You can also give pale roses to your close friends.

Light pink roses

Light pink roses express hope, fun, happiness and joy. If your relationship is fun-filled and you can imagine a future with your beloved, light pink roses are the right flowers to go for!



Tulips have become increasingly popular on Valentine’s Day and intend giving some competition to the favourite roses. Yellow tulips symbolise cheerfulness, hope and aspirations. A white tulip conveys forgiveness and purple represents royalty. Tulips, in any color are highly romantic.


Lilac is another favourite on the romantic occasion of Valentine’s Day. It is the ideal flower to express your affection towards your beloved because that’s exactly what lilac stands for – affection!


White lilies symbolise purity and you can send lilies to your loved one to show your deep, pure love for him/her. Any other lily represents friendship and devotion, which makes them a great choice for V-Day.

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