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All About Roses: Fun Facts, Varieties and Ordering

All About Roses: Fun Facts, Varieties and Ordering

posted: 2021-11-12 16:10:00 +0800

Roses are probably the most popular among all flowers. There are many species of roses and different colors have different meanings, but all of them means love and beauty primarily. In addition to a wonderful present to lovers, family and friends, rose is useful in food production and essential oil extraction.

- Fun Facts About Roses

1.World Records

The most expensive rose - Juliet

It took David Austin, the rose breeder, 15 years and about $5 million to breed. It was sold for $15.8 million in 2006.

The oldest living rose - around 1,000 years old

It was found on the wall of the Cathedral of Hildesheim in Germany and it was there since AD 815. Rose is also one of the oldest flowers. Archaeologists have discovered rose fossils that date back 35 million years.

The tallest rose - 5.689 m (18 ft. 8 in)

It was achieved by Christopher Rose (USA) in La Puente, California on 8 November 2017.

The largest rose - 33 inches in diameter

It was a pink rose bred by Nikita K. Rulhoksoffski from San Onofre, California.

Italy rose 99 bouquet

2.Roses in Different Colors Have Specific Meanings

Roses enjoy a wide variety of colors and each color has a different meaning. When red roses symbolizing love and romance, white roses represent innocence, purity and spirituality and orange roses exude pride, friendship and enthusiasm. You might need this guide to pick the right colour for your floral gifts.

Pink roses - Gratitude, admiration, elegance and sweetness

Yellow roses - friendship, warmth and cheer

Blue roses - Secret or unattainable love

Lavender roses - Love at first sight, unique

3.Roses Hips

It’s a common knowledge that roses can be used as flavoring or filling in food around the world. However, roses also grow a berry-shaped fruit called rose hips, which are rich in vitamin C and used for making jam, jelly, or brewed for tea. Hip seed oil is always used in skin and makeup products too.

- Varieties

Roses come in a stunning array of shapes, sizes, and colors so that there are more than 150 types of roses.

Rosa Carola

Rosa Carola is one of the most common roses in flower stores. Although there are many thorns, it’s gorgeous in bloom and its iconic red color is reminiscent of fiery love.

Rose Peach Avalanche

With a gentle and noble champagne color, it looks elegant and dignified, representing falling in love with you is the greatest happiness of my life.

Rosa Nirvana

From the romantic France, Rosa Nirvana is in light pink with faint fragrance.

Rosa hybrida Hort

This mysterious flower from France has similar but darker color to Rosa Carola with a velvety texture under the sunlight.

Queen's Day

Legend has it that in the Middle Ages, the vibrant orange roses made people smile in the freezing winter. After the Queen saw this gorgeous flower, she asked the maid to pick a rose by the bed every day. Therefore, when the Queen wakes up every morning, there was always a bright rose to remove the haze in her heart. And that’s why people call it Queen's Day.


It’s from Germany. Blooming from summer to autumn, Noblesse has a light and dreamy color of pink, representing romantic and tender love with a flower language of missing you is my sweetest pain.