Have You Heard of Floribundas?
The American Rose Society did not at first accept the term 'floribunda'. Is a rose that is crossbred a true rose? I suppose that would be a matter of opinion. Roses are highly crossbred. A floribunda could be dubbed the modern rose. You might think of it as an enhanced rose, bred to bring out the best in a flowering plant.
The Rose: A Marian Symbol
In the Greco-Roman culture, the rose represented beauty, love and the season of spring. It also spoke of the fleetness of time, and therefore implied death and the next world.
Why You Should Enjoy the Famous Yellow Rose
Who hasn't heard of the song about 'The Yellow Rose of Texas'? The yellow rose is one of the most popular roses in history. The song, however, was actually about a lady a Civil War soldier is trying to find. Dolly Parton also wrote a song titled 'Yellow Roses' about a romance with someone who both began and ended the relationship with a yellow rose.