Orange is a colour associated with the fall season. It stimulates creativity and feelings of joy. People who like orange are said to be thoughtful and sincere. A powerful ‘impact colour, orange is difficult to miss and is very effective as an attention grabber. Although regarded as dynamic and powerful, orange is nevertheless thought of in a healing context, perhaps because for Buddhists it represents enlightenment. The perception of orange depends on the percentage of red it contains. When equal amounts of red and yellow are present, orange conveys feelings of calm and optimism. Add more red and reactions become warmer, reflecting the heat of the sun. Reduce the red and increase the yellow and you get less of a feeling of harmony. Orange flowers are widespread and popular, in spring; orange flowers are fresh and cheerful, whereas in the fall they are more likely to be associated with the falling leaves of New England.
SPECIAL EFFECTS OF ORANGE FLOWERS
Orange is more dominant than yellow and is perfect as an accent or emphasis colour.