Astonishing Facts About Roses : Petals Gallery

Facts About Roses : Rose has been the most popular flower among every other, across the World. It comes it various colors, fragrances and types. Every type of Rose has its own importance and relevance for different occasions.

Let us share some really interesting facts about Roses that are bound to astonish you:

  • From way back in time, Rose has been a symbol of peace, love and even War at some phase. Depending on the type and color of the Rose, the significance keeps switching.
  • The birthplace of the cultivated Rose was probably Northern Persia, on the Caspian, or Faristan on the Gulf of Persia.
  • The English were already cultivating and hybridizing Roses in the 15th Century when the English War of Roses took place. The winner of the war, Tudor Henry VII, created the Rose of England by crossbreeding other Roses.
  • While no Black Rose yet exists, there are some of such a deep Red color as to suggest Black.
  • Roses are universal and grown across the world.
  • The Netherlands is the world’s leading exporter of Roses.
  • Roses can grow quite tall. The tallest ever recorded rose bush stands at over 23 feet (7 metres) tall.
  • There are over 100 species of the Rose.
  • Cavriglia in Italy is the largest private rose garden in the world, having over 7,500 different varieties of roses.
  • The buds of the tiniest roses are the size of a grain of rice.
  • Roses can live for a very long time. There are rose fossils discovered that date back 35 million years.

We hope you found these facts about roses handy and if you are really fond of Roses and would like to order a bouquet or a bunch of Red Roses in Dehradun then Petals Gallery is the place to visit. You may also visit for online flower delivery in Dehardun or contact us on our Facebook page and we also specialize in wedding flowers in Dehradun.

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