Bring nature indoors with beautiful floral-inspired paintings! Meaning of Roses – a symbol of love and passion. The ancient Greeks and Romans associated roses with Aphrodite and Venus, goddesses of love. Orange roses often stand for desire, fascination, enthusiasm, and energy. It can say “I am so proud of you” with their meaning of admiration and excitement. Feeling unenergized lately? Place a bouquet of these bold beauties in your house for a burst of energy!