Rose FAQs:


Q: Is rose a woody perennial flowering plant of the genus Rosa?

A: Yes, and in the family Rosaceae, or the flower it bears.

Q: Are roses hybrids that were bred for their flowers?

A: Yes.

Q: Are roses a favored subject in art and appear in portraits?

A: Yes, and illustrations, on stamps, as ornaments or as architectural elements.

Q: Are roses frequently browsed by deer?

A: Yes.

Q: Are roses a popular crop for both domestic and commercial cut flowers?

A: Yes.

Q: Are roses artificially coloured using dyed water?

A: Yes, and like rainbow roses.

Q: Are roses often grown in glasshouses?

A: Yes, and in warmer countries they may also be grown under cover in order to ensure that the flowers are not damaged by weather and that pest and disease control can be carried out effectively.

Q: Are roses often subject to severe damage from insect?

A: Yes, and arachnid and fungal pests and diseases.

Q: Are roses insect-pollinated in nature?

A: Yes.

Q: Are roses the fragrant alcohols geraniol and L-citronellol and rose camphor?

A: Yes, and an odorless solid composed of alkanes, which separates from rose oil.

Q: Are roses deciduous but a few are evergreen or nearly so?

A: Yes.

Q: Are roses best known as ornamental plants grown for their flowers in the garden and sometimes indoors?

A: Yes.

Q: Are roses an ingredient?

A: Yes.

Q: Is rose a berry-like structure called a rose hip?

A: Yes.

Q: Are roses host plants for a number of pests and diseases?

A: Yes.