Sending a mixture of pink and red roses, as opposed to roses of a single color, sets you apart as a person with some imagination. You can use the "language of flowers" to give voice to the feelings of your heart.
Roses--and their color--send a message.
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Pink and red roses say, "I think you are young and beautiful." Since they signify youthful passion, they are appropriate for a young couple or a couple with a young attitude.
Dark Pink and Red
Dark pink roses are a sweet message saying, "I appreciate you," making a mixture of dark pink and red appropriate as an anniversary message about romance still being alive in a long partnership.
About this Author
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.