Published: 2/8/2010

AVON, Ohio (February 8, 2010) – Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it and if you’re looking for a creative way to express your feelings for your sweetheart, then Duck Tape® brand duct tape may have just the idea for you. The ancient symbol of love and beauty, the rose, has long been acquainted with Valentine’s Day festivities. But, the beautiful bouquet the Duck® brand is suggesting is free of thorns and might save you enough money to afford a delicious heart-shaped box of chocolates, too.
The Duck Tape Rose is an easy and affordable way to show your loved one you care. With no threat of wilting and no water required to keep them alive, these roses will be admired by all for years to come.

Before you begin making your bunch, you want to make sure it sends the right message. Each color rose has a specific meaning in the language of love. Duck Tape brand duct tape is available in more than 20 colors, so, with a little bit of help, the Duck brand has compiled the following list to help you this year:

“Duck Tape® brand duct tape Rose Color Chart of Love:”

Red – True Love 
Blue – Mystery
Green – Jealousy
Yellow – Friendship or apology
White – Eternal love, innocence, reverence
Beige – Unity
Brown – Sweet (like chocolate)
Black – Farewell 
Gray – Strength
Clear – Honesty
Camouflage – Tough love
Funky Flamingo® – Grace
Island Lime® – Escape
Atomic Yellow® – Cheerful, pure joy
Blaze Orange – Desire, passion
Maroon – Beauty 
Electric Blue – Peace
Aqua – Trust
Purple – Love at first sight
Totally Tie-Dye™ – Groovy love
Chrome – Love from the future

For more information on how to create your duct tape bouquet, head over to the Ducktivities page Here you will find step-by-step directions to create a fabulous piece of art your loved one can keep for years to come.

Duck Tape® brand duct tape is available nationally at mass merchandise, hardware and craft retailers. Duck Tape® brand duct tape is available in more than 20 colors and patterns, including aqua, camouflage, fluorescent green, pink, orange and yellow, standard silver, and an assortment of other traditional colors such as red, yellow, black and blue. More information on where to buy Duck Tape® brand duct tape is listed at

The Duck® brand offers an array of tapes, packaging supplies and home products that provide simple, imaginative and helpful solutions for a variety of tasks around the home, school and office.  for additional product information.

ShurTech Brands, LLC, markets do-it-yourself tapes, office and housewares products under the Duck®, Painter’s Mate Green®, Frog Tape® and Easy Liner® brands. The company is a subsidiary of Shurtape Technologies, LLC, Hickory, N.C., an industry-leading producer of pressure sensitive masking, duct, packaging and specialty tape products, with facilities in the United States, Canada, Germany, Mexico, Peru, United Arab Emirates and China. Shurtape services numerous markets, including industrial, packaging, HVAC, professional paint, auto, marine, aerospace, arts and entertainment, and retail. Shurtape also manufactures and markets the Shurtape™ and Kip™ brands. Visit for more information.

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