History of roses

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What is the origin of modern roses?

The rose is one of the most known appreciated flowers throughout the world. It may be regarded as a garden flower and also as a flower to be cut in order to put it into a vase or to gift it.

The rose growing as an ornamental bush has been attributed to the Arab culture. Historically speaking, the origin of the modern rose can be explained in the following way:

Group A

(Center-Asiatic group)

Rosa sinensis

Rosa indica

Tea rose

Group B

(Persia and Asia Minor)

New varieties (Bourbon, Porland etc.)

Hybrid perpetual

Tea Rose

Hybrid tea rose

Hybrid tea rose

Hybrid teas

Polyantha roses

Floribunda Roses

Floribundas, showing many big persistent flowers, are considered, together with the Hybrid teas and Polianthas, modern roses.

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

19 March, 2019

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