Rockcastle Florist serves the Honeoye Falls New York area

May is the wonderful month when flowers, trees and plants are blooming. It is also the thrilling month when school graduation plans are starting to take shape. School students from preschool age and above are filled with excitement and enthusiasm as they prepare to move up to the next level of their education.  Throughout the educational and ultimate graduation process, we cannot forget the teachers, professors and parents that have helped students reach graduation. Honor all of these individuals with thoughtful and elegant Graduation Flowers from Rockcastle Florist.

Rockcastle Florist congratulates all graduates and admires their accomplishments.  Our professional award-winning floral designers will help you honor that accomplished graduate, teacher or parent. They will be so proud to receive a Rockcastle Florist Flower arrangement, or bouquet and you will be proud to give it to them.

Graduation is a major event in people’s lives. It is yet another chapter and an exciting time of progression. Flowers are a great way to recognize the accomplishments of a graduate, or anyone related to the graduate like a mom or teacher. The culmination of years of hard work to get to the point of graduation reflects determination and a great deal of pride.  As parents and family are always proud, giving flowers or a lovely gift basket is a great way to show thoughtfulness and pride.

Flowers have been an important symbol of thoughtfulness, love and caring for many centuries. Dating back to the Roman the goddess of love Venus often pictured surrounded with different varieties of flowers. In the 19th century, many writers referenced the “language of flowers”.  That language defined symbolic meaning to colors and types of flowers.

Flowers will add to the joy of your friend’s or loved one’s graduation day. The color and symbolism of blossoming into the world are perfect for the occasion. There are numerous varieties of flowers each presenting different meanings. Below are some of the options of flowers that you might choose.


Peonies are a very popular springtime flower. They are frequently used in weddings and baby showers. In Victorian flower language they symbolize a more modest lifestyle of being shy with a happy life. So, if your graduate is more of the introvert type, peonies are the perfect flower. The Chinese culture considers peonies as the “king of flowers” and symbolize wealth and power.


Symbolizing the “gratitude for being understood”, hydrangeas are a lovely choice for a gift. They come in shades of purple, pink, blue or white and are very soft.


Roses are a widely accepted favorite flower. Used as confetti in celebrations, the ancient Romans also used roses as perfume.  Some royalty in the 17th century used roses as legal tender. Typically, we tend to think of roses as a symbol of romantic love, However, they can also be used to show admiration and affection for a graduate.

White roses symbolize a new beginning, purity, and genuine respect.
Pink roses symbolize happiness.
Yellow roses symbolize friendship, new beginnings, and joy.
Orange roses represent enthusiasm and desire.


Having what some refer to as a spicy floral scent, carnations are always popular.  The carnation means “flower of gods,” in Greek and Roman times. This is why they were often used in garlands. This makes them perfect for a graduate to wear as a boutonniere or corsage.

Red carnations show your admiration.
Pink carnations tell a graduate you will never forget them.
White carnations tell a graduate that your love for them is pure.


Roc Spring Bouquet

This tall bouquet features gerbera daisies, hydrangea, roses accented with other premium flowers. Shades of coral, yellow, peach with a touch of lavender.

Rockcastle Florist Graduation Flowers

Rockcastle Florist serves the Honeoye Falls New York area. We are a second generation, family owned and operated floral design firm. Many of the flowers we purchase come direct from domestic and international flower farms. Buying direct offers great advantages for our customers.

The flowers we sell are the finest, freshest, highest quality flowers available. Fresher flowers mean longer vase life for recipients of our products. In addition to fresh flowers, we offer the best selection of sympathy, get well flowers, wedding and event flowers in Rochester NY.

Rockcastle Florist offers the best selection of beautiful fresh flowers in Rochester New York. We purchase many of the flowers we sell, direct from both domestic and international flower farms. Buying direct means our customers always have access to the finest, freshest, highest quality floral products available.

We invite you to shop our website or stop by either of our two floral design centers to see our all of our gorgeous floral collections. We operate a design center in Rochester and another in Canandaigua.


Designer Choice Vased Arrangement Pastel

Allow our talented designers to create a custom floral masterpiece specifically for you. We will use our freshest and most beautiful flowers to create an artful vase for your occasion. Flowers are not as shown, photo represents colors Designers may choose.



Rockcastle Florist offers wonderful Graduation Flowers
870 Long Pond Road
Rochester, New York 14612
Toll Free – 1(800) 222-7790
Local – (585) 225-3640
Fax -(585) 225-0781