It probably comes as no surprise that I’m a tulip lover, but my love of flowers goes far beyond tulips. Rose is one of my favorite classical names. It’s strong, it’s feminine, and it’s oh so sweet.
Did you know there are numerous types of roses? Here are some stunning and feminine names of roses that may work as an alternative to the name Rose, or as a way to honor a Rose in your life:
Victoriana – let’s start with a showstopper! Victoriana is a Floribunda rose with a yellow center that deepens into a burnt orange color. Victoriana is a variation of the name Victoria, meaning “victory”.
Cornelia – is a hybrid musk shrub full of numerous tiny rosettes bunched together. They come in a rich pink color with golden-copper centers. Cornelia is a feminization of the Latin name Cornelius, meaning “horn”.
Albertine – a rounded salmon-pink rose. Albertine is a French femininzaion and variation of the name Albert, meaning “noble and bright”
Jacqueline – The Jacqueline du Pre is a beautiful rose with off white scalloped petals and a deep red center. Jacqueline is a French feminization of the name Jacques, meaning “supplanter”.
Gloriana – Gloriana is a lovely climbing miniature rose that is a vibrant purple-pink color. Gloriana is a variation of the Latin name Gloria, meaning “glory”.
Elina – a precious hybrid tea rose that has ivory flowers with deep yellow centers. Elina is a variation of the name Helen, meaning “bright, shining one”.
Louise – the Louise Odier is a bourbon rose with pink and lilac tones. Louise is a feminization of the name Louis, meaning “renowned warrior”.
Or if you’re looking for a name with Rose in it, you might want to try one of these…
… my favorite is the simple, elegant Rose.
take some time to smell the flowers