Rose is a flower belonging to the plant family Rosa. There are more than 100 species of roses. Also there are different colors of them varying on the type of breed. From ancient times rose is considered as the “symbol of love”.
This flower originated in Asia and also in some parts of Europe. Rose is the national flower of The United States of America. The different colors of rose signifies different emotions like red for love, yellow for friendship, white for purity and some. Currently rose is found in every part of the world due to its commercialization. However red rose is the most commonly bred color of rose.
Roses are also used as a fragrant agent is which around 2 thousand flowers are required for the preparation of 1 gram of rose oil. These flowers are also edible and they are used in the preparation of some desserts. Dried rose petals are also used for some dishes.
These colorful flowers are also grown in houses. They require proper maintenance as they are prone to certain infections. Developments in the field of genetic engineering led to impossible colors of rose like the blue rose. There are also multicolored rose flowers.