The flower of the summer in my heart is a rose, and June is National Rose Month. A fun way to pick a color of rose is by the type of summer you are having.

If you are having a romantic, energetic, or passionate summer, then a red rose, like this one called “Freedom,” is the rose for you.

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This lavender rose named “Coolwater” is perfect for you if you have had a recent love at first sight or have recently been charmed by a lucky someone.

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White roses are a symbol of purity, humility, faithfulness and innocence. This “Polar Star” rose would be just the type of rose to represent your pure summer.

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If you would like to send a bouquet to congratulate a summer graduate for landing their first job, then this “Showtime Yellow Moon” rose is the one for you. Yellow is the color for congratulations, gladness, joy and friendship.

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If you have a secret crush, then this “Voodoo Orange” rose is the color you should be putting in your flower cart.

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Ask your local florist about the colors of roses that send the right message for you.