Delicate Colours

We are all fairly aware of the meaning of ‘Delicate’

our defines DELICATE as pleasing in its lightness, mildness, subtlety.

Merriam Webster dictionary defines DELICATE as pleasing to the senses.

But the specific meaning of ‘Delicate Colours’ ??

My guess is pleasantly subtle in tone. Pleasant but not strong.( adjective )

What better example one can give other than Roses.

Pink Rose

“I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.”    Emma Goldman

Roses come in many colours from red to pink to violet to yellow to even black….it goes on. But pink colour takes the cake.

Why is Pink ?

“Pink is a beautiful color,because it is one of the colours that the Sun makes at Twilight and in the Dawns”   C.Joybell.C

Why is pink a delicate color?

Pink means romantic,sweet and feminine.

Pink represents universal color of Love  💕

Pink colour brings harmony and  friendship.

Pink colour is said to have a calming effect,bringing peace of mind 

Pink Roses are popular on ‘Valentine’s day.

Pink represents gentleness.


Do you know how many shades of Pink and the names of each ?

Totally 20

  • Pink
  • Rose
  • Fascia
  • Punch
  • Blush
  • Watermelon
  • Flamingo
  • Rogue
  • Salmon
  • Coral
  • Peach
  • Strawberry
  • Rosewood
  • Lemonade
  • Taffy
  • Bubble gum
  • Ballet slipper
  • Crepe
  • Magenta
  • Hot pick

Source- correct names of shades

We are Grateful to the flowers and you know why ?

“Flowers always make people better,happier and more helpful; they are sunshine,food and medicine for the soul.”   Luther Burban

This post is in response to   Lens-Artists Photo Challenge#98 – Delicate Colours

Thank you. Namaste  🙏🙏🙏

Philosophy Through Photography

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  13 comments for “Delicate Colours

  1. May 26, 2020 at 4:50 pm

    Such a wonderful way to describe pink, “one of the colous that the Sun makes at Twilight and in the Dawns.”

    You are right, the pink we find in roses is delicate by the vary nature of the flower. Pull a petal and it will wither and dry in no time, its shade never the same.

    Lovely post.

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  2. May 26, 2020 at 5:04 pm

    Thank you Patricia Furstenberg for the encouraging words and also stopping by.

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  3. May 26, 2020 at 5:56 pm

    Loved your pink list—who knew?! And the image represents it perfectly

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    • May 26, 2020 at 6:02 pm

      Thank you Tina Schell,though I am aware that there is variation in each colour,but I too did not know that each colour shade is given a name.
      Thank you for stopping by


  4. May 26, 2020 at 7:29 pm

    aw the pink list is cute, ballet slipper pink is my fave I think x

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  5. May 26, 2020 at 7:42 pm

    Thank you my friend


  6. May 27, 2020 at 1:16 am

    A treat, that list of shades! Let me guess, your flowers might be…Flamingo?

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    • May 27, 2020 at 7:01 am

      Thank you Ann-Christine,
      Exactly Flamingo !
      Thank you for stopping by.
      Thanks a ton for the inspiration.


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  7. May 27, 2020 at 7:18 pm

    WOW. Beautiful flowers! Insightful comments. Well done.

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  8. June 9, 2020 at 8:17 am

    I love the title 🙂

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