The Blushing Rose presents how to use roses to make your friendship intimate and lively
The practice of presenting flowers and more so roses has been prevalent from times immemorial. Among all the flowers Roses occupies predominant position. Roses are considered to be a symbol of love and affection. The flower is known for its elegance and immaculate beauty. A small rose garden in your house or in front of your office changes the entire atmosphere of the premises. As you may be aware, Rose is available in several colors and shades. Brief introductions to some of the rare varieties of roses are briefly given here.
1. White rose:
Some people even call this as iceberg rose. As the very name suggest, this rose is of white color. The flower is available with full and also with semi doubled formats. This variety of rose is resistant to pests and they last long. Some of the varieties of this rose also give out pink shade.
2. Dual color rose:
This type of rose is available with a combination of pink and yellow color. Some of the varieties are available with pink and yellow color. They normally blossom to about 16 cms in diameter. Once it fully blossoms, petals turn to full red color. If properly stored, the flower would remain fresh for at least four to five days. This variety of rose is pest resistant.
3. Red Rose:
This type of rose is available in different varieties. Some of the varieties of rose blossom to more than 20 Cms in diameter. At the same time, there are varieties of roses that blossom to about16 cms. This is one of the most sought after color and this type of rose is known for its flawless beauty and elegance. Of course, Red rose has comparatively low storage life. The rose is prone to pests.
4. Blue Rose:
Actually this is a light blue color rose with light purple shade. The rose has pleasing fragrance and it is resistant to pests. The rose lasts for at least three to four days. If stored properly it can last for about a week. The rose has long stem. The flower blossoms for about 14 cms in diameter.
5. Double bloom rose:
This is considered to be one of the wonderful varieties which is available in different colors like yellow, apricot and pink. The rose has medium but enchanting fragrance. The flower blossoms in cupped pattern. The shrub grows for a height of about six feet. The flowers are resistant to common pests.
6. Pinkish shrub rose:
As the very name suggests, this is a small variety of rose and it is available in pink color. The rose blossoms to about 7 cms in diameter. The plant grows to a height of about four feet and it is resistant to common pests. This variety of rose would last for about a week.
7. Purple color cup rose:
This is a wonderful color rose in purple color in cup formation with yellow color petals in the middle. The plant grows for about four feet and it is not resistant to pests. The flower would last for about three to four days.
8. Elegant yellow rose:
This is one of the most fascinating colors with refreshing fragrance. The plant normally grows to a height of about four feet and it is resistant to common diseases. This rose blossoms to about 14 cms in diameter. Some of the varieties of rose flower blossom in cup formation also.
9. Whitish pink rose:
This variety of rose has pinkish white petals and it blossoms in semi double petal formation. Normally, the plant grows to a height of about three feet and flowers of about 10 cms in diameter. The plant is resistant to common pests.
10. Small rose:
Some people even call this as ‘button rose’. It is available in different colors like pink, red, light blue and yellow. The flower blossoms for about 3 to 4 cms in diameter. If stored properly, the rose would last for about a week. The plant grows to a height of about four feet and it is resistant to common pests.
The Blushing Rose is an antique boutique owner with over 3,000 authentic vintage feedsack fabrics in inventory to create quilts, tablecloths, towels and more. The boutique also has vintage teacup lighting creations and beautiful designer quality baby quilt gift sets. The owner is a mother to four lovely children and loves to travel, especially to Holland, her favorite country. Her favorite quote is by Becky Robbins who gained tremendous courage after her divorce. The quote goes "Courage, determination, perseverance and faith all have a place in our lives, whether it's for adventure, in business, our personal lives or parenting". Her favorite film is Gone with the Wind, which she has seen innumerable times. She loves listening to music - Ava Maria & the Lords prayer, Classical, Rock & Roll and some Country. She loves her roses and lilacs and has massive floral gardens that she tends to. She is also heavily involved in raising funds for children's charities.