Colours in General Floristry

Black: Mourning and sickness. Night, sin, evil, and the absence of God.

Black & white together: Humanity & purity of life.

Blue: Dignity, hope, royalty, sea, heaven, baptim. A quiet and cool colour. Not a good night colour and should be used carefully.

Gold: the sun and triumph.

Green: has both the cheerfulness of yellow and the coolness of blue. A restful colour and also the colour of spring, of new life, beginner, faith, the tree of life.

Grey:  Humility.

Pink: Boldness.

Purple: Kingship.

Orange: Has great warmth and decorative value. Not as bright as yellow or as aggressive as red. Tongues of fire, the Holy Spirit.

Violet: Sorrow and penitence. May be either warm or cool depending on the amount of red or blue in it.

Red: Love, passion, fire, zeal and joy. A positive, cheerful, stimulating colour.

Red Carnations: symbol of the Communist Party.

Silver:  Prince of Peace, moon, stars.

Violet: Sorrow, sin, mourning and penitence.

White: Purity, light and innocence (hence the traditional white flowers for brides.)

White: in Asia,  sorrow and respect.

Yellow: The sun, light. A positive, cheerful colour, friendship. Son of Righteousness, Jesus.

Yellow: in Asia, Love and Joy.

Yellow: On Continent, jealousy.