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Happy June: Month of the Rose!

In a time when social etiquette strictly limited the scope of conversation and communication deemed “appropriate,” floriography or “the language of flowers” was popularly used as a secret code by which true feelings could be clandestinely expressed. Each flower held particular symbolic meaning. But in the special case of the rose, even color was significant.

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White: Purity, Innocence
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Yellow: Joy, Friendship
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Coral: Fascination, Desire
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Light Pink: Admiration, Appreciation
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Dark Pink: Gratitude
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Red: Passion, True Love
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Crimson:Mourning

 

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Written by Victorian Trading Co.

Preserving the richness of the most romantic eras, we capture antiquity in our unique gifts, clothing and home decor.

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