Roses have an ancient history, fossils of petals found from Norway to Mexico, Alaska and to the Balkans - all millions of years old.

Roses are one of the most popular flowers around the world. Over the centuries they have been a symbol of love but they also sometimes served as symbols in parts of royal coats of arms.

The first evidence of blossoming roses comes from a period 40-35 million years ago. The oldest known fossil was discovered in Colorado, USA. Fossils have also been found in Norway, Germany, Balkans, Alaska, Mexico, and some other locations. 

A Legendary Flower

In ancient times, roses appeared in myths and were appreciated by rulers and used during great celebrations and parties. They had a special place in Greek mythology. According to ancient legend, roses were created by Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love. She wanted to be remembered as a goddess whose signature scent was like roses. 

Know as the 'highest vibrational' flower the rose is pure beauty. Rose is medicine for the senses.