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Flowers have been long used to express affection and feelings. And when it comes to expressing true, deep love, the red flowers are the ones that represent it. May it be a single piece, a three-piece that signifies I Love You, or a creatively arranged bouquet, any man or woman who receives a red flower will surely be delighted.

What Red Flowers Symbolize

Like all flowers, red flowers also are given to express the story, feeling, or meaning behind it. The most popular that the red flower symbolizes is the feeling of love. Almost all occasions that involve the feeling of love, such as wedding proposals, engagement parties, weddings, and anniversaries, have red flowers in the scene.

The colour red also symbolizes courage and strength. Due to what it symbolizes, red flowers are always given to soldiers who are coming home after the war, for it is a means of saying how courageous and dedicated they are in serving their country.

Different Shades of Red Flowers and Its Meaning

Red flowers always please the eyes, thanks to its bright, classy colour. The red flowers come in different shades, and here are some of the shades that belong to the red flower family and meaning behind the red hue.

Vibrant Red:

Burning desire and passion


Liveliness and energy

Deep Cherry Red:

Love and romance

Crimson Red:

Sexuality and intimacy


Intense desire and passion

The Famous Red Flowers


Mention red flowers and the first thing that comes to mind is the rose. Being a classic example of how beautiful a red flower is, the rose mirrors what a red flower stands for: love and courage. In intimate occasions, red roses are often used to show and represent the undying love of the celebrants to each other.


Next to roses, what comes to mind when one mentions red flower is the anthurium. Not only its red colour symbolizes love, the heart shape of the anthurium itself is the best way to express an unending love to someone. In flower arrangements, it is not used as the highlight; rather, it becomes the accent of the entire piece.


The shade of red of the Gerbera varies from light red to very striking red. What is good about Gerbera is its ease in the arrangement. What a wise florist does is to put all gerberas in different shades of red together and you will instantly arrive to an elegant, striking, and bright creation.

Calla Lily:

This red flower comes in different shades of red such as crimson red, ruby, and burgundy red. Its interesting colour variety makes it a perfect choice of florists due to its beauty and uniqueness in shape.

SNO Name Common Names Description
1 Alpinia ginger prawn-like flower will open in
2 Alstroemeria peruvian lily miniature lilies‚ with spotted or striped markings‚ shaded colour‚ or
3 Amaranthus love lies bleeding Amaranthus are not well-known as cut flowers in the
4 Amaryllis knight star Amaryllis have large flamboyant starry trumpets which Spring from huge papery bulbs.
5 Anemone windflower Anemone flowers managed to produce in the last few years‚ are remarkable‚ and
6 Anigozanthos kangaroo paw Anigozanthas has long furry‚ velvety buds that open the tip of the stems
7 Anthurium flamingo flower Their unmistakable glossy heart-shaped flower
8 Astrantia masterwort Astrantia has clusters of tiny‚ delicate‚ starlike
9 Bouvardia Bouvardia Bouvardia are certainly not common flowers. If you study them closely‚ you find
10 Carnation Carnation The carnation isone large flower per stem‚ or a spray carnation with lots of
11 Chrysanthemum ox-eye daisy The chrysanthemum is depicted on Japan's imperial weapon and
12 Crocosmia montbretia Crocosmia are rich orange tube shaped
13 Dahlia Dahlia The native forms are quite simple and daisy-like‚ but breeding has resulted in some
14 Dendrobium Orchid King orchid Sprays of 10-12 dainty flowers on slender stems‚ often like daffodils in
15 Euphorbia fulgens scarlet plume Euphorbia has long‚ elegantly curved branches with tiny pointed leaves along the
16 Freesia Freesia Freesias are among the most popular and widely grown cut flowers in the world‚ with
17 Gerbera transvaal daisy Gerbera are little hairs on the stem act as gerbera?s leaves‚ so if they are put
18 Gladiolus sword lily Gladioli like a lot of water‚ and will suffer seriously if not given enough
19 Gloriosa flame lily The flower bears six delicate reflexed petals with scalloped yellow edges each measuring
20 Heliconia species lobster claw The variety shown here has upright facing flowers; some forms‚ called hanging
21 Hydrangea Hortensia Hydrangea are small‚ star-shaped flowers packed closely together to form a rounded
22 Hypericum st john's wort Remove the leaves as these fade quickly and are not as ornamental as the
23 Lily lilium The lily was the holy flower of the ancient
24 Nerine guernsey lily The nerine is an elegant and dainty flower with long stems showing off the slender petals
25 Orchids Orchids The world's largest orchid can grow to 20 metres
26 Pink Pink Pink is aFour rounded petals with a distinctive eye‚ on a greygreen
27 Ranunculus turban buttercup Ranunculus was so good-looking that he was loved by
28 Rose rose The red rose is the symbol of England and is worn on St George's Day. It is also the
29 Snapdragon snapdragon The Antirrhinum is reminiscent of English gardens with the tall stems grouped amongst
30 Stock stock Stock is a Tall‚ strong stem with a cluster of sweet-scented‚ double flowers
31 Tulip tulip Tulips are the third-biggest selling flower in Holland and are also very popular in the
32 Zinnia Zinnia The straight stems are topped by a pom-pom of bright candy