Roses– most popular and recognized flowers in the world
Roses are the most popular and commonly sold flowers that are extensively used both for domestic and commercial purposes. Due to its exotic color and fragrance these perennial rose flowers have great value in perfume industry as well as in medicine. With the biological name of Rosa and family of Rosaceae, over hundreds of rose flowers species are available in extended array of colors.
Origin and symbolism:
- Basically originated from China, rose flowers are broadly cultivated and hybridized all across the world with Netherlands being the leading exporter among others. Even though most of the significant species are natives of Asia, North America, Europe and northwest Africa, some of them are widely grown in different parts of the world.
- Rose flowers are traditionally considered as the national flower of United States and England that symbolize love and appreciation universally. Based on the color and number of rose flowers in the bouquet the meaning and symbolism varies. For instance, the red roses are icons of love and marriage proposal, pink roses for admiration, grace and refinement, white roses for innocence& purity, purple roses for eternal love etc.