As Efrat Cybulkiewicz once said, “In a rose, all love stories fit, and in a love story the air smells of roses.” While their symbolic meaning can differ across colors—blue for mystery or white for innocence and purity—roses most often symbolize love, passion, and admiration. Their delicate petals are tucked into a cup shape and overlap in rows, making them easily distinguishable and an excellent centerpiece for a garden. But beware: looks can be deceiving, and every rose has its thorn.
Today, we’re showcasing various illustrations highlighting the alluring beauty of roses. What color roses are your favorite, and do you know what they stand for?