Living Coral, Pantone color of 2019


”Vibrant, yet mellow PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral embraces us with warmth and nourishment to provide comfort and buoyancy in our continually shifting environment.In reaction to the onslaught of digital technology and social media increasingly embedding into daily life, we are seeking authentic and immersive experiences that enable connection and intimacy. Sociable and spirited, the engaging nature of PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral welcomes and encourages lighthearted activity. Symbolizing our innate need for optimism and joyful pursuits, PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral embodies our desire for playful expression. Representing the fusion of modern life, PANTONE Living Coral is a nurturing color that appears in our natural surroundings and at the same time, displays a lively presence within social media.”

PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral emits the desired, familiar, and energizing aspects of color found in nature.


”PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral emits the desired, familiar, and energizing aspects of color found in nature. In its glorious, yet unfortunately more elusive, display beneath the sea, this vivifying and effervescent color mesmerizes the eye and mind. Lying at the center of our naturally vivid and chromatic ecosystem, PANTONE Living Coral is evocative of how coral reefs provide shelter to a diverse kaleidoscope of color.”

We obviously couldn’t be happier with this year’s PANTONE color, Living Coral. It’s one that listens closely to nature and thus incorporates really well into the floral industry. In our wide selection of roses you will find several varieties in coral shades that we expect to be popular choices for 2019.

Pantone’s Color of the Year has influenced product development and purchasing decisions in multiple industries for the past 20 years. This includes in fashion, home furnishings, and industrial design, as well as product, packaging, and graphic design. For more information about the Patone Color Institute and this year’s Color of the Year, please visit

Now, on to the good stuff!

We have selected four varieties from our scented, garden, Meilland and David Austin collection that truly embody the color of the year. Our picks are four stunning varieties, each with their own outstanding qualities, and a year-round availability. For instance the classic garden beauty David Austin ”Juliet” or the apricot scented French Meilland rose ”René Goscinny”. Click/tab on the style sheets below to read more about each variety.

We have many more varieties and we’re sure you will find something that matches your wishes. Just head over to our assortment page to see all the roses in our collection. If you need any help finding a wholesaler or florist in your area, please contact us at [email protected]. We’re happy to help ?

PS. Want more inspiration? More roses? Come join us on Instagram! And don’t forget tag us in your pictures of scented roses! 

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