Wednesday, May 21, 2008

The Rose: Nature's Little Beauty Queen

Red Rose: Scientific Name: Rosaceae

A beautiful Red Rose flowering in a garden in the village of Oliva Nova in Valencia, Spain.

Roses originate from Central Asia. In China the Rose was considered the flower of the Kings. The Romans use the fragrant rose petals to produce perfume and as a symbol of luxury.

A red rose is typically considered a symbol of love and romance.

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