Red Rose is the unofficial national flower of Turkmenistan. There are six flowers in the national flower list but not yet selected which one going to be crowned. The flowers are Roses, White Callas, Carnations, spring flowers, Orchids, and Crocus. Most of them are found on the street and roadside throughout the country. The scientific name of Red Rose is Rosa Rugosa. It is a deciduous shrub of the Rosaceae family. It is also called Japanese Rose. The Red Rose, the national flower of Turkmenistan, is also the world’s most recognized symbol of love and beauty (also war and politics).
It is the ever best gift item that is well-accepted by all. There is no human being but loves Rose. It became the symbol of many emotions like the people of another country of the world. The perfumes of rose petals attracted humans very first and that is still going on. The Red Rose is native to the North and middle of China but now it is cultivated all over the country of Turkmenistan.
National flower of Turkmenistan, Red Rose grows in full sun to part shade, in humus-rich, well-drains, and moist soil. Its dense stems are covered in prickles. The leaves are pinnately compound with 5 to 9 leaflets with a corrugated surface.
Facts about National Flower of Turkmenistan [Red Rose]
- Common Name: Red Rose
- Genus: Rosa
- Species: R. Rugosa
- Found in: All over Togo and North & Middle of China
- Color: Blue, White, Pink, Red, Purple and yellow
- Number of petals: 5
- Number of Sepals: 5
- Period of blooming: All around the year, mostly in summer to early winter
- Purpose: Decoration, Food and herbal value
- Symbolism: love & beauty, honor, faith, devotion, passion and sensuality
The National Flower of Turkmenistan– Red Rose is a distinguished and significantly the most beloved flower in the universe. Rose has more than 100 different species, which lion part is growing in Asia. The rest of the part originated from Europe, North America, and Africa. Due to the commercial breeding in present Rose are available all over the world. As the Rose cultivation started in 500 years BC the variety of Roses reach more than 13000.
Many of the countries adopted the Rose as their national flowers such as Iraq, Czech, Ecuador, Iran, Luxemburg, Maldives, Rumania, and Slovakia. And also the state flower of Oklahoma, Georgia, Iowa, and North Dakota. The Rose has great historical importance to the Egyptians and Romans. It is a secret that Romans were kept them “under the Rose” by wearing string their neck, which is well decorated by color full Rose and also decorates their rooms by Rose.
The Rose represents her as a symbol by color species. Red Rose is the symbol of Love, white for purity, orange for excitement, pink for delight, and yellow for friendship. The dark Red Rose said as black is for sorrow or break up symbol.
In Mythology, the rose is associated with Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, which has often been depicted with roses around her head, feet, and neck. It is also said that a rosebush has grown in the heart of Adonis’ blood pool, the murdered lover of Aphrodite. In Christian mythology, it is also said that a rosebush would have grown on the site of the death of Christ.
The Red Rose- the national flower of Turkmenistan has a lot of health and nutrition value. Rose petal contains Potassium, Magnesium, Calcium, Iron, Phosphorous, Carbohydrate, Calories, and Dietary fiber. Many herbal medicines are made of rose petals and hip (Fruit of rose called hip). Hip varies species-wise, some hips are enormously rich with Vitamin C. Jam, Jelly can make by rosehip.
To sum up, the Red Rose national flower of Turkmenistan is the symbol of love & beauty, honor, faith, devotion, passion, and sensuality of the nation.