Meaning of Lavender Roses


Lavender roses are more rare than other colors, making them a special gift. Their color comes as close as possible to blue, an unattainable rose color. For this reason, they are associated with enchantment and magic.

Lavender Means Adoration

Lavender roses can mean "I adore you" or "I am falling in love with you."

Fairy Tale Flowers

Lavender roses also represent a fairy tale kind of love, like the prince had for Cinderella.

Love at First Sight

Lavender roses can symbolize love at first sight, and they tell someone that the sender finds her enchanting.

Lavender Is Unique

Giving lavender roses can tell someone that she is as unique and special as an unusual flower.

A Royal Color

Since the color purple has long been associated with royalty, a lavender or light purple rose also can stand for majesty.


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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.