In its beautiful mysteriousness, the black rose can have many meanings. The color black is usually goes with death and mourning and can be seen at funerals and around Halloween time. Black roses don’t exist in the real world but are often featured in fictional stories. Florists can also add dye to other colored roses to make them black.
Here are some common meanings for the black rose:
Death & Mourning
The most common of all the black rose is often associated with death and mourning.
They can also have a positive meaning. They can also represent rebirth and a new beginning.
End of a Major Event
Black roses can also mean the end of something (relationship, career, etc.)
Tragic Love & Hatred
Depending on the person they can mean a tragic love and for others, they can mean a deep and pure devotion to someone.
They can also symbolize hatred and revenge when sent to an enemy.
Still thinking about other types of roses? Check out our meaning of rose colors guide.