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Amazing Rose Photos

Roses are one of the most popular flowers. These amazing rose photos show the versatility of the popular plant.

Roses make great cut flowers, are right at home in any perennial garden, and are easy to grow. They also come in an astounding number of shades, sizes, and petal colors. Roses are one of the world's most popular flowers. They are easy to grow and come in so many varieties. These amazing rose photos will inspire you to grow them in your garden.

This rose by Shakespeare says it all:

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet.
William Shakespeare
From Romeo and Juliet, 2. 2.

There is nothing quite like a rose in the world of gardening.  It is steeped in emotional meaning and used to show so many sentiments.    Rose colors all have a meaning and each is unique.

It’s Time to Smell the Roses with these Amazing Rose Photos!

When we think of roses, red roses often come to mind, but there are so many other colors, as well.  Did you know that each rose color actually means something? See what the colors of roses signify here. 

White roses are so simple and elegantWhite roses have a pristine romantic look to them and are often uses for christenings and weddings.

The blue rose is very rare

Unusual blue rose – not seen in nature.  Most blue roses have been dyed from white roses?  What do you think? Is it photoshopped? 

This pink rose has a delicate edging to the petals.

Some of my favorite roses are those that have a solid color but pink edging to the petals. So delicate!White Rose - pink edged petals

This white rose with pink edging is delicate and romantic. It is perfection in nature!

Photoshopped Osiria rose

Osiria Rose took the internet by storm a few years ago. This photo is heavily photo-shopped but you can read about the real Osiria rose here.

Pink and white polka dot rose

This polka dot rose looks as though someone took a paint brush and splattered a white rose. Source: Deviant Art.

Black baccara rose

This rose is called Black Baccara Rose.  It is deep deep red and is just amazing in the rain. Source:  Flickr.

Pink rose after a frost.

This pink rose with frost on the petals shows how tenacious roses are. Any other flower would be long gone!

pressing roses in a book.

Roses are often pressed in a book after special occasions like weddings. This is not the only way to preserve flowers. Flowers can also be dried with a combination of Borax and cornmeal..

multiflora rose

Not all roses are long stemmed beauties. This multiflora rose is a mass of petals in my garden right now.  Many heads form at the end of one branch for a splash of vibrant color.  The photo below shows it in all its glory!

Multiflora pink rose

Do you have some amazing rose photos to share?  Please upload them to the comments below!

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Monday 15th of July 2013

Since they do not exist in nature as roses lack the specific gene that has the ability to produce a "true blue" color, blue roses are traditionally created by dyeing white roses.

There is no blue rose plant that I am aware of.



Monday 15th of July 2013

Where can I order some of these blue roses and how much do they cost.

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