Types of roses

The Beauty and Romance Brought By Different Types Of Roses.

Aroseis a symbol of love, which has been appreciated for the elegancy and beauty it brings into our everyday life. Since ancient times these flowers have been identified with goddesses and have been the sign of deep love and respect. The beauty of a woman is compared to the beauty of arose gentle and multicolored. That is why it takes a special place ingardeningtoday, it is much more than a plant, more than a flower.


Europe establishedrose gardeningin the 19th century, when these beautiful plants were brought from China. Today, there are lots oftypes of rosesand it is not easy to decide which is better as they all possess special magic.


Today there are about 100 species of flowers and they are trailing or climbing plants, a group or erect shrubs which are armed with very sharp prickles.

CommonTypes Of Roses

There are various types, which are very alike and that caused a great divergence as to the quantity of types. But there are some common types, which are familiar to everyone.

Gallic RoseGallicRoseis a native flower in Turkey and the Caucasus. These roses share vegetative characters, forming low shrubs. They can be single. Their colors vary from pink to purple and white. They all are once flowering and can be cultivated.

Provence RosesProvence Roses were developed by the Dutch between the 17th and the 18th centuries. This is a hybrid flower and is also called a cabbage rose and Rose de Mai. Its history is not very well documented. This is a hybrid from a complex of different species moschata, canina and damascena.

Damask RoseDamaskRoseis commonly known among the othertypes of rosesasRoseof Castile - hybrid, which was delivered from moschata, gallica and fedschenkoana. These flowers are commercially harvested to get the oil that is used for making perfumes orrosewater. The flowers’ petals can flavor food and tea. They are absolutely safe for a human.

China roses China roses come from Hubei, Guizhou and Sichuan. Their leaves are pinnate and have three or five leaflets. The flowers are red and pink.

Tea RoseTeaRoseis a mixture of roses which appeared from cross-breading of 2 oppositetypes of roses. This flower is the oldest cultivar example, which is taken as a modern flower forgardening. These flowers are hardier than tender teas and are inclined to repeat flowering.

Modern Garden Roses

Thesetypes of rosesare used for home gardens or landscaping:

FloribundaFloribundais arosewith a flowers cluster, which has continuous bloom. The habit of growth is bushy and full. Theses roses are even hardier than hybrid teas.

Gardeningis impossible without miniature and mini-roses. They are a scaled down version of large modern roses. The height varies from six inches to a couple of feet tall. Both leaves and flowers are rather diminutive.

GrandifloraGrandiflora are vigorous and tall plants, which can produce flowers in clusters or singly. These flowers are similar to hybrid teas, but are of a different size.

Climbers are a group of roses, which have long canes and are trained on different supports fences, arbors, trellises, walls. The majority of flowers is repeat flowering, while others aren’t.

Old Garden Roses

These roses are called antique; they are a heritage of bushes roses: and it is difficult to imagine gardening without them:

Bourbon rosesBourbon roses are the 1st flowers that repeat the bloom. The title comes from the Isle of Bourbon, which is in the Indian Ocean. They are fragrant.

Alba rosesAlba is a white flowered or pink flower, which blooms only once. Its foliage is of a sage green color, but can be grayish green.

Damask flowerDamask flower is very fragrant and comes in many colors. Several plants repeat flower, others do not.

Moss is a once blooming fragrant flower, which produces sticky moss-like growth on buds and stems.

Everyrosehas its special smell and attraction and it is wrong to state that there are better or worsetypes of roses. In any case, it does not matter whatrosewe choose, what really matters is the intention we imply.