If you just want beautiful pictures, please go to the Rose Photo Gallery.

Roses are best known as ornamental plants grown for their flowers in the garden. Roses are a popular crop for both domestic and commercial cut flowers. Rose perfumes making from attar of roses or rose oil, which is a mixture of volatile essential oils obtained by steam distilling the crushed petals of roses.

Roses Pictures

There are many different groups of roses, but most of  roses growing today are "Modern Roses" which have been developed after 1867. Before 1867, all cultivated roses belong to "Old Garden Roses" class. 1867 is the year that new hybrid roses were produced by crossing between a hybrid perpetual with a tea rose. This new class of roses bloom repeatedly and abundantly from Spring to Fall and made rose to be the Queen of the Flower Garden! Roses in this flower site includes four most popular classifications of Modern Garden Roses: Hybrid Tea, Floribunda, Grandiflora and Shrub Roses.

These are samples of rose pictures in these rose pages: