Roses are the most famous flowers in the world and perhaps the most beautiful. Despite the popularity of this beautiful flower, many don’t know that there’s a great variety of roses. From Verdissimo, the leading producer of preserved plants and flowers, we wanted to tell you in this article about different types of roses.
However, beforehand we’ll give you a brief overview of these flowers:
- Roses belong to the Rosaceae family.
- There are close to 100 different species.
- Most roses come from Asia, while others, though smaller, come from Europe, North America and Africa.
- They have multiple uses: decoration, fragrance and medicinal use.
3 types of roses
These are the main types of roses that exist:
Wild roses are those originating in nature, which the rest of roses are descended from.
Some of the most well-known wild rose species are: Field, California, Dog, Gallic, Moyes, Sweetbriar and Rosa pouzinii, among many others.
Old garden roses
These flowers are little known, as they originate from before the year 1867.
There are 13 species that come from old garden roses. We’ll mention some of the most representative roses of this type: China, Centifolia, Damask, Moss, Noisette and Sempervirens.
Modern garden roses
Modern garden roses are the most well-known today. Also, most roses belong to this type, nearly 95% of roses around the world.
Some well-known species are: Climbing, Miniature, Sarmentosa, Rambling, Polyantha, Grandiflora, Floribunda and Shrub.
Types of roses at Verdissimo
At Verdissimo, we have a great variety of preserved roses: Mini, Princess, Extra, Standard, Premium, King and Medium. There are types of red roses and roses of different colors, including: yellow, green, white and even some varieties that come in blue, lilac, etc.
If you like roses and are interested in knowing more details about them, we recommend reading our article “The meaning of red roses, their uses and varieties” and “The meaning of roses according to their colors”.
These articles won’t just give you info about your favorite flower, they’ll also help you select the best gift: a rose color with an important meaning for that special somebody in your life.
Also remember that preserved roses from Verdissimo need little to no maintenance: they keep their beauty over time without needing water or light.
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