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How the Rose Became the World's Most Beloved Flower

Roses are one of the most popular flowers in the world. They are also the most common flower used to express love and romance. Roses are a symbol of love, and they have been an important symbol in western cultures for centuries. The history of roses is as diverse and complex as the many varieties of roses that exist today. From the ancient Greeks to Victorian England, roses have been a symbol of love, beauty and luxury.

The first roses were cultivated from wild roses in ancient Persia and China, but they were not grown to be as beautiful as we know them today. It was not until the 17th century that roses became a popular ornamental plant in Europe. In France, Louis XIV had a garden with over 100 types of roses. The French Revolution saw many people using a red rose as their symbol of rebellion because they saw it as a symbol of freedom and equality.

In Victorian England, Queen Victoria became famous for her love affair with red roses, which she gave to her beloved husband Prince Albert on their wedding day in 1840. During Victorian times, flowers became more affordable and commoners could afford to put flowers in their hair. In fact, the rose was the flower most often chosen for women’s hairstyles. The rose also became a symbol of love through poetry and literature when people used it to represent romantic love.

The reason why roses are so popular is that they come in a wide variety of colors and sizes, making them perfect for any occasion. The rose has many meanings in different cultures. For example in China, the red rose is symbolic for good luck and fortune, while white roses are seen as an omen for death. In England, the red or pink roses signify admiration or respect while yellow roses symbolize friendship or gratitude.

Here are some of the many reasons why giving roses is still considered an ideal gift:

1)  Roses are beautiful and will always be remembered;

2) Roses have different meanings depending on their colors;

3) Roses can be given any time of year;

4) When you give roses, you show your feelings in a way that other gifts cannot do.

Here at Clare Florist we have a great selection of Roses available to order for your loved one. Our gorgeous hand-arranged bouquets are the perfect way to show you're thinking of them! Best of all, each order comes with free standard delivery making it easy for you to find the gift you want.

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