The rose is one of the most famous and beloved of all flowers. For hundreds of years, the rose has been widely recognized as a symbol of love, sympathy or sorrow in many popular plays, novels, and films. The colour of a rose offers a distinct and different meaning. Green is the colour of harmony, of opulence, of fertility. It is also a colour indicative of peace and tranquillity. Green roses can symbolize best wishes for a prosperous new life or wishes for recovery of good health.