By Deliana
1 years ago

White roses, history & meaning

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While certainly a vibrant red or yellow rose can be stunning, white roses have a special significance. These blossoms are no doubt the ultimate floral symbol of innocence & they carry with them a certain serenity and peace that is bound to be felt by anyone who beholds them.
The color white has always been synonymous with purity and virtue. So, sincerity, purity, and chastity are some of the obvious meanings of a white rose. When you need to convince that your affections are straight from the heart and are as pure as virgin snow, use a white rose. But there are more hidden meanings in a white rose than meets the eye.
Sometimes called "the flower of light", one of the meanings of white roses is everlasting love - love stronger than death, an eternal love, undying and all sustaining.
A white rosebud seeks to convey a different shade of meaning. It speaks of youthful ignorance, and innocence.
The most famous meanings of the white rose arise from mythology. Many of these surround Aphrodite as Goddess of love. She sprang forth into life from the foaming sea, and where the foam fell to the ground, white roses grew. In one story she runs to help her wounded lover Adonis and catches her flesh on the thorns of the white rose bush. Her blood falling on the bush turns the roses red, symbolizing the way innocence and purity change to experience and motherhood.
In Christianity, the Virgin Mary is often linked with the white rose, she has been referred to as the Mystical Rose of Heaven.
Way back in 14th-century England the white rose was the heraldic sign of the Duke of York who faced off with the red-rose Lancaster family, giving the renowned War of Roses its name.
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Justin › Beautiful white rose dear and very interesting article
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dorageorg › So nice article!😘
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viktorija64 › nice article!
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maca1 › Very nice artikle
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frenchqueen › I always like the innocence of white.
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Violeta › Very nice article dear
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cathydkreations › Thank you dear for sharing I learned something different about the White Rose. Beautiful rose 🌹🌹🌹
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Tomi › Very good article
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soncee › Beautiful artikle
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senior1819 › War of the Roses, Greek myths, everlasting love. You said it all, wow😃
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carmen3521 › Great story!
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Jelenajeca › nice article
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Deliana › @senior1819 Thank you, my friend! 🌹🌹🌹
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Melsdename › Great article. Very pretty baby girl.
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kavinitu › So beautiful white rose dear...Lovely😗👍👍
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sanjad › So nice article!
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svetle76 › nice
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