Interesting Facts About Roses


Roses have been around for a very long time and come in many beautiful colours, they were believed to symbolise love, beauty, creativity and charm. This video shares 22 interesting facts about Roses.



  • Roses are the favourite flower of 85% of all people.
  • The oldest fossils of roses were found in Colorado. It was estimated that they were more than 35 million years old.
  • The leading country in exporting roses is Holland or the Netherlands. They use 8000 hectares of land to cultivate roses.
  • The hips of roses contain more vitamin C than any citrus type fruit or vegetable.
  • The oldest representation of a rose is depicted on a wall in the palace of Knossos in Crete, Greece.
  • Roses are the official flower of the United States.
  • 74% of people buying roses are males.
  • 32% of roses purchased by women are sent to their mother.