Roses are woody perennial flowering plants that capture everyone’s hearts and minds. There are over 300 species of roses and probably more cultivars and hybrids than any other genus. Large bold flowers that bloom over a long time, long lasting cut flowers, heady fragrance, multiple different forms and sizes – just a few of the reasons why they are so loved. Most roses come from Asia but there are other dotted around Europe, North America and Northern Africa.
Name Derivation: Referring to the rose genus, or the color
Common Name: Rose
Rosa is in the family Rosaceae.