The biological name of this flower is Rosa.
The color of these flowers is red, yellow, pink, orange, white, and black.
The petals are round and grow on top of each other to form a whorl. They are also strongly scented.
Different species of roses are native to Africa, Europe, Asia, and America.
National Flower of Turkmenistan:
Roses are very easy to hybridize. This is why there are thousands of cultivars of this flower even though naturally only more than 300 species exist. The earliest traces of the flower are found in Persia and China.
Rosewater is extracted from the National flower which is used for skin care purposes. It is also used as a setting spray for makeup and to keep th skin moisturized. The Red Rose is the most common rose.
Roses can be very small in size, almost about the size of a thumbnail. They can also grow to a large size such as climbers.
Rose Facts and Uses:
- Rose holds a lot of cultural and artistic importance in different parts of the world.
- It is used for making perfumes and fragrances owing to its scented petals.
- The flower is also a symbol of love and harmony in the world.
- Rose petiole has thorns on it which are the defense mechanism of the plant against predators.
Rose Medicine Uses:
Rose is used for the treatment of digestive issues. It was used in Chinese medicine and is sometimes even still used today.
Rose Flower Art:
Being one of the most popular ornamental flowers in the world, the rose is used in the decoration on different occasions such as weddings.