With suggestions of fire, citrus and glowing sunsets, orange roses make the perfect summertime bloom. Unique and vibrant, these tangerine blossoms have a way of bringing an invigorating energy to any joyful summer occasion. The perfect mix of contemporary and classic, this relatively new rose variety is a gift that is sure to light up someone’s day.

History and Meaning of Orange Roses

What is the Meaning of Orange Roses?

Blending the friendly association of the yellow rose with the romantic implication of the red rose resulted in a much subtler, more intriguing meaning of love emerging from friendship. While the fiery tone indicates passion and intensity, the orange rose is now appropriate for sending any message of enthusiasm—whether it’s one of love, thanks, friendship or congratulations.

The sweet yet intense hue gives this bloom a one-of-a-kind charm. A bouquet of these warm-colored beauties is the perfect gift to show anyone special how ardently you care.

What is the History of Orange Roses?

It was only around the turn of the 20th century that rose cultivators began experimenting with crossbreeding red and yellow roses to create orange. Suddenly, there was a whole new rose on the scene, giving a traditional flower a modern, fresh look.


Orange roses are particularly popular during the bright summer months. Whether you want to honor a sweet summer romance, or wish your bff a happy birthday, these beautiful blooms can bring bright plenty of zeal to someone’s day.


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