Roses have always been a part of nature's landscape design. Fossil evidence shows that roses have been around for at least thirty million years. Some type of rose has been discovered growing wild in almost every habitable place in the northern hemisphere of our planet
Botanically speaking, all roses belong to the genus Rosa, a member of the family Rosacea. Relatives include almonds, apples, peaches, raspberries, and strawberries. The genus Rosa contains about two hundred species, with countless crosses that have produced thousands of cultivars, hybrids, and varieties.
This is as much about flowers as BrainDead-Boy ever bothered to know. To find out more about flowers, and visit the former site of the Missouri Botanical Garden (online) press here.
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