When it comes to love and passion, roses are truly the most significant gesture. However, earlier, you want to say sorry, you would send a red rose; you want to propose, you give a red rose; you want to congratulate someone, you send red roses. But it could get so confusing, couldn't it?

These days, thanks to research, and newer ways to grow roses, you can get the flower in so many shades that you'll find it difficult to choose from. But did you know that different coloured roses signify different feelings? Take a look at this.

Purple or lilac rose This Valentine's is the perfect day to proclaim your love. And what better way to do it than with a purple rose, signifying love at first sight? To some, purple also means having a sense of protection and faith.