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18 Most Beautiful Species Of Roses To Beautify Your Garden

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You are likely to be familiar with two or three different types of Roses sold by most florists, most of which are usually distinguished by color. There is the ever-popular red rose, and then there are pink roses, white roses, and yellow roses. Roses are a great flower to grow yourself not only because of their bright colors but also because of their longevity and their many different uses. If you’re intending to add some roses to your own garden, keep in mind that there are over 360 different species under the genus Rosa. Many debates have been had to determine what species fall under the category of pure rose, and over the past few centuries, numerous hybrid roses have been bred that are ideal for every garden. These are 18 beautiful different types of garden roses that will have your backyard bursting with vibrant colors.

1. Rosa La France, “La France rose”

18 Most Beautiful Species Of Roses To Beautify Your Garden

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The Rosa La France is widely accepted as one of the first hybrid tea roses which is why it is considered as the original contributor to the birth of the modern rose. These plants grow vigorously, up to 4 feet on average and are best kept in warm and dry climates or in glasshouses as their foliage is extremely susceptible to fungi.

2. Rosa Moschata, “Musk rose”

18 Most Beautiful Species Of Roses To Beautify Your Garden

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This rose grows on large shrubs in bundles and is known for its musky scent. Though this rose can be found in gardens, it has been hypothesized that there are no or very few wild musk roses still left, as this rose has been used for the cultivation of other hybrid and garden roses. It has an unusually long blooming season.

3. Rosa banksiae, “Lady Banks’ rose”

18 Most Beautiful Species Of Roses To Beautify Your Garden

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The Lady Banks rose is a flowering plant native to China. This shrubby vine can grow up to lengths of 20 feet. The flowers that bloom are usually small and essentially thornless, which is a rare quality in roses. It has a fragrant reminiscent of violets and flowers better in warmer climates.

4. Rosa pimpinellifolia, “Scots Rose” or “Burnet rose”

18 Most Beautiful Species Of Roses To Beautify Your Garden

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This species of rose has been found spread across Europe and Northwest Africa. They grow best on limestone pavements and in sand dunes, or in coastal areas. The plants of this species grow up to 6 feet, with prickly stems and bristles, and scarlet leaves which turn to maroon as the plant reaches maturity.

5. Rosa Rubiginosa, “Sweetbriar” or “Eglantine”

18 Most Beautiful Species Of Roses To Beautify Your Garden

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This deciduous shrub grows between 6 and 9 feet and was originally found in Western Asia and Europe. The stem of the flowers have numerous hooded thorns, and the leaflets tend to have glandular hairs. Blooming season is typically from late spring to mid-summer and the plant and flower both tend to give off an apple-like fragrance.

6. Rosa Foetida, “Austrian Copper rose” or “Persian Yellow rose”

18 Most Beautiful Species Of Roses To Beautify Your Garden

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From the foothills of the Caucasus Mountains, found in the Republic of Georgia, is this yellow species of rose. Yellow roses were not previously native to Europe and this particular species was introduced from Persia to contribute to the cultivation of roses. This bushy flower gives off a smell similar to that of flaxseed oil, though the pungency is believed to have reduced drastically over years of cultivation.



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