meaning and symbolism of rose

Red Rose

Red Rose Symbolism, Meaning, & Dream Interpretation

The red rose is often seen as a classic, perhaps stereotypical, symbol of love, affection, romance, drama, melodrama, beauty, sexuality, and desire. Its rich red color, desirable scent, and delicate nature make it a good candidate for displays of emotion.

In relationships the rose is offered as initiation of courtship, celebration of romantic milestones, and even like an olive branch to ask forgiveness. On the societal level the red rose can signify congratulations or sometimes condolence for a tragedy.

Roses are generally perceived to have a dramatic character, inspiring high and low drama throughout literature, movies, poetry, and art.

Red Rose Stories, Folklore, Mythology, & Legend

Please note that all meanings and personal mythologies listed on MyMythos are subjective to every individual.

Having Red Rose In Your Personal Mythology Could Mean You

  • Value beauty and feminine aesthetics.
  • Romanticize life or pain and drama.
  • Find pleasure in some traditional rituals.
  • Have experienced a deep love for someone.

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