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Along with cards and chocolates, a lot of flowers are going to be delivered by East Texas florists on Wednesday for Valentine's Day as guys and girls show their love and affection for each other. However, you'll want to make sure you're conveying the right message with those flowers.

If you've been dating someone for three years, sending them yellow roses for Valentine's Day is probably going to be a bad idea. Just trying to keep you out of trouble right now, because the yellow rose is the symbol of friendship in the rose-colored world. So, if you've been in a relationship for a while, you'd probably want to send another color.

The flower of choice for Valentine's Day without a doubt is the rose. The rose symbolizes many different things and the color of the rose you chose to give to someone on Valentine's Day reveals a lot about how you feel about them. If you're planning on giving roses as a symbol of something this Valentine's Day - make sure you send the right color and the right message!

Here are a few of the most common colors of roses and their meanings from ProFlowers:

Dozen Red Roses / Proposal/ Selective focus

Red Rose
symbolizes love and romance

Pink rose bouquet laying on wooden table top

Pink Rose
symbolizes deep affection, gratitude, and appreciation

Buoquet of roses

White Rose
symbolizes new beginnings, spiritual, marriage, purity, innocence

single orange rose

Orange Rose
symbolizes passion, enthusiasm, and desire

Bouquet of yellow roses on rustic wooden background.

Yellow Rose
symbolizes friendship, joy, and good health

Lovely Lavender Rose Flower

Lavender Rose
symbolizes love at first sight

Close up of a rose with black petals

Black Rose
symbolizes death and is a farewell message.  The black rose is artificially created and often spray-painted

Even the flower itself can have a special meaning. The rose is a symbol of love, lillies are a sign of friendship, according to Forbes, while daisies are playful, sweet, and innocent.

Knowing what the color and flower itself symbolize can make a huge difference this Valentine's Day.

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