Her Majesty the Rose

 

It has been determined by history that the rose itself is a man-made phenomenon. What we call “roses” are actually man-made cultivars of representatives of the biological genus Briar or Wild rose (Rosa), a plant of the Rosaceae family. The vast majority of varieties of roses are obtained through breeding: by crossing and selection. There are about 400 species of Briar and, according to va…
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