Cutflower Nomenclature

Scientific/Botanical Name

Genus: Rosa

Specie: hybrida


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Common Name


Botanical Family

Name in Latin: Rosaceae

Name in English: Rose

The Plant

Origin: Name comes from French( from Latin "rosa"), Roses are a woody perennial, erect shrubs and climbing or trailing plants , stems , often with sharp prickles.

Growth Habit: Native to to Asia , some native to Europe. North America and northwest Africa. Widely grown for beauty and fragrance.

Flower: showy. most species have five petals. Each petal is divided into two distinct lobes. Aggregate fruit of the rose is rose hip. Solitary, corymbose or panicled on erect stems. The heads area densely crowded with petals

Blooming Period: ) and hermaphroditic. text

Leaf: alternate on the stem . long pinnate leaflets that have a serrated margin , prickles.


multiuse. Popular for wedding work. Use in all design styles.

Care and Handling

Lasting Quality: varies form 3-14 days

Amount of water: moderate

Nutrition: preservative / food

Special handling: condition,

Special feature/remarks:

While the sharp objects along a rose stem are commonly called "thorns", they are technically prickles — outgrowths of the epidermis (the outer layer of tissue of the stem). Many varieties named after People.