• Suzie Scott, Artisanal Floral Design by Florestina

Roses in June

Updated: Jun 15, 2020

Aroseis a woodyperennialflowering plantof thegenusRosa, in the familyRosaceae, or the flower it bears.[1]There are over three hundredspeciesandtens of thousandsofcultivars.[2]They form a group ofplantsthat can be erectshrubs, climbing, or trailing, with stems that are often armed with sharpprickles.


Flowersvary in size and shape and are usually large and showy, in colours ranging from white through yellows and reds.[4]Most species are native toAsia, with smaller numbers native toEurope,North America, and northwesterAfrica.


 

Floral abundance in June
Floral abundance in June


[5]Species,cultivarsandhybridsare all widely grown for their beauty and often are fragrant. Roses have acquired cultural significance in many societies.[6]Rose plants range in size from compact, miniature roses, to climbers that can reach seven meters in height.[7]Different species hybridize easily, and this has been used in the development of the wide range ofgarden roses.[8


[5]Species,cultivarsandhybridsare all widely grown for their beauty and often are fragrant. Roses have acquired cultural significance in many societies.[6]Rose plants range in size from


compact, miniature roses, to climbers that can reach seven meters in height.[7]Different species hybridize easily, and this has been used in the development of the wide range ofgarden roses.[8


[5]Species,cultivarsandhybridsare all widely grown for their beauty and often are fragrant. Roses have acquired cultural significance in many societies.[6]Rose plants range in size from compact, miniature roses, to climbers that can reach seven meters in height.[7]Different species hybridize easily, and this has been used in the development of the wide range ofgarden roses.[8


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