Meaning of Coral Roses
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The message of the coral rose is a step down from the red rose's message of "I love you." The coral rose could be called the rose of flirting, since it symbolizes interest in someone without necessarily a commitment.
Coral for Flirting
Coral roses are not as intense as red roses, so they don't indicate the same intensity of feeling. They are a way to say, "You've got my attention."
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Gwen Bruno has been a full-time freelance writer since 2009, with her gardening-related articles appearing on DavesGarden. She is a former teacher and librarian, and she holds a bachelor's degree in education from Augustana College and master's degrees in education and library science from North Park University and the University of Wisconsin.