Sunday, 14 October 2018

Rose

Flower of the Month - October 2018



Valerie Swane
KINGDOM:  Plantae

FAMILY:  Rosaceae

SPECIES:  Rosa

GENUS:  Many many many






A rose is a woody perennial flowering plant of the genus Rosa, in the family Rosaceae, or the flower it bears. There are over three hundred species and thousands of cultivars. They form a group of plants that can be erect shrubs, climbing or trailing with stems that are often armed with sharp prickles.

Did you know: There are over 4000 songs dedicated to roses.

Thanks Wikipedia! (and Vice President Sue)

Further blog reading can be seen at - Flower of the Month Nov 2014

Also a post about pruning roses including timing pruning for a special event.

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