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Rose Trivia - Questions about roses

A rose is either a woody perennial flowering plant of the genus Rosa, in the family Rosaceae, or what?
A: The flower it bears.

How many species of roses are there?
A: Over three hundred and there are tens of thousands of cultivars.

They form a group of plants that can be erect shrubs, climbing, or trailing, with stems that are often what?
A: Armed with sharp prickles.

Their flowers vary in size and shape and are usually large and showy in what colors?
A: In colors ranging from white through yellows and reds.

Where are the most species native to?
A: Asia, with smaller numbers native to Europe, North America, and northwestern Africa.


Species, cultivars, and hybrids are all widely grown for what?
A: Their beauty and often are fragrant.

Rose plants range in size from compact, miniature roses, to climbers that can reach what height?
A: Seven meters.

Different species hybridize easily, and this has been used in the development of the wide range of what?
A: Garden roses.

Most roses are deciduous, but a few (particularly from Southeast Asia) are what?
A: Evergreen or nearly so.

The flowers of most species have how many petals?
A: Five, except for Rosa sericea, which usually has only four.


Each petal is divided into what?
A: Two distinct lobes and is usually white or pink, though in a few species yellow or red.

In nature, how are roses pollinated?
A: Roses are insect pollinated.

The aggregate fruit of the rose is a berry-like structure called what?
A: A rose hip.

Why do many of the domestic cultivars not produce hips?
A: The flowers are so tightly petalled that they do not provide access for pollination.

The hips are eaten by what?
A: Fruit-eating birds such as thrushes and waxwings, which then disperse the seeds in their droppings.


The sharp growths along a rose stem, though commonly called "thorns", are technically what?
A: Prickles, outgrowths of the epidermis (the outer layer of tissue of the stem), unlike true thorns, which are modified stems.

Rose prickles are typically sickle-shaped hooks, which aid the rose in what?
A: Hanging onto other vegetation when growing over it.

Despite the presence of prickles, roses are frequently browsed by what?
A: Deer.

Today's garden roses come from where?
A: 18th-century China.

Roses are best known as what?
A: Ornamental plants grown for their flowers in the garden and sometimes indoors.

They have been also used for commercial what?
A: Perfumery and commercial cut flower crops.

Some are used as landscape plants, for hedging and for other utilitarian purposes such as what?
A: Game cover and slope stabilization.


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