Trying to pick the right color rose for your floral centerpieces? 35 million years old and still ravishing, to many flower enthusiasts roses are the most exquisite creation of nature. There are over 150 million species of roses worldwide, each with a unique color. But no matter what color they are, they will always smell like heaven! But which colors are most popular?
In the US, almost every color of roses is found and owing to the trends of wedding floral designs, some florists are even painting them with gold accents.
Besides providing us with a visual treat, roses tell tales of human emotions that have been associated with them for a long time. Finding which color rose color is right for your event will mean examining each one of the 8 most popular rose colors!
1. Peach color
Peach colored roses are symbols of humbleness and simplicity. Some of the peach colored rose varieties in the US are Sunset Beauty, which is a climbing rose, Renaissance (David-Austen Roses), Flower Carpet Coral (Groundcover Roses), and Buff Beauty (Hybrid Musk Roses). Peach is a warm colored variation of pink and pairs well with other warm colors, or let the orange/yellow tones provide a surprising pop against blue and purple, which are complementary colors.
2. White roses
The white color is a symbol of piousness. According to some sources, it also signifies the beginning of every creation. Catherine Mermet (Tea Roses), Madame Alfred Carriere (Noisette Roses), Blanc Double de Coubert(Hybrid Rugosa Roses), Maiden's Blush (Alba Roses), and Ballerina (Hybrid Musk Roses) are found throughout the US. White roses pair beautifully with both modern, minimalist acrylic and crystal event decor or with romantic, feminine, ornate, traditional event design. A truly neutral color that is beautiful on its own or as an accent to any other color you could want.
3. Yellow Roses
Yellow roses bring so much warmth and freshness, like a ray of spring sunshine! Here are the varieties you can go for if you don’t conform to the societal norms: Mollineux (Shrub Roses), Peace (Hybrid Tea Roses), Arthur Bell (Floribunda), and Graham Thomas (David Austen Roses). Wouldn’t yellow roses look absolutely amazing next to a navy blue linen?
4. Orange Roses
The orange roses signify energy and thus, energetic emotions. Go for Cricket (Miniature Roses) if you want a luxury orange rose. If you’re planning an autumn wedding, orange roses bring rustic warmth to the table.
5. Purple Roses
Purple roses look like lush royalty! Heidi Klum (Floribunda), Charles de Gaulle and Moon Shadow (Hybrid Tea), Blunette (Miniature), Tuscany Superb (Gallica), and Reine des Voilettes (Hybrid Perpetual) are some of the drool worthy purple roses. While they work all year, a purple rose is a deep color and would bring a lot of drama to a winter event theme as a contrasting pop of color.
6. Ivory/Cream Roses
Thought to express thoughtfulness and intelligence, ivory roses are found in abundance in the US in the form of Golden Wings (Shrub), Iceberg (Floribunda), Safrano (Tea Rose), and Madame Hardy (Damask Roses). Ivory roses set a tone of traditional elegance and would work well with rustic wedding decor, or conjure reminisces of luxurious Great Gatsby inspired decadence.
7. Blush Pink Roses
The light pink roses indicate grace and innocence altogether. One of the most popular trends of the last few years, blush pink centerpieces are delicate, feminine, and pair well with modern color palettes of all types. Blush pink and gold weddings are especially beautiful in 2018 and 2019, but if you want to add a layer of surprise, choose to go with blush pink and copper to get ahead in the trends. In the US, there are many varieties of them, including, Sunset Beauty (Climbing Roses), Pink Parfait and Queen Elizabeth (Grandiflora Roses), Sugar Baby (Miniature Roses), The Fairy and the Cecile Brunner (Polyantha Roses), Louise Odier (Bourbon Roses), Rose de Meaux and Bullata (Centifolia Roses), Duc De Cambridge (Damask Roses, La Reine (Hybrid Perpetual Roses), Crested Moss (Moss Roses), Blush (Noisette Roses), Comte de Chambord (Portland Roses), and Duchesse de Brabant (Tea Roses).
8. Red Roses
Certainly when you think of roses, the most traditional and well-known rose color is red! Deep, velvety red tones are a symbol of romance and love. It’s no wonder that red roses are the most popular rose colors of all! While you can design an absolutely STUNNING event around red roses with black and white accents, there are some modern ways to use this popular rose color in exciting combinations! Red and teal wedding color palettes are so fresh and invigorating because of the complementary color palette and high color contrast. Or mix red, pink, and purple for a dramatic ombre effect!
These are some of the varieties and colors found throughout the US. Is your favorite color rose on this list? Let us know in the comments!