The Rose is the national flower of Bulgaria.Its local name in Bulgaria is RamanasRose. Scientific name of Rose is Rosa Rugosa. It is a deciduous shrub of the Rosaceae family. It is also called Japanese Rose. The Rose, national flower of Bulgaria, also the world’s most recognized symbol of love and beauty.
Bulgarian national flower symbol, Rose is also the symbol of also war and politics. It is the best gift item ever that is well accepted to all. There is no human being but loves Rose. The first appearance of Rose in Bulgaria was 35 million years ago, the world was very different at that time.
It became the symbol of many emotions like the people of other country of the world. The perfume of rose petal always attracted human. The Rose is native to North and middle of China but now it is cultivated all over the country of Bulgaria.
Facts about National Flower of Bulgaria (Rose)
- Common Name: Ramanas Rose
- Genus: Rosa
- Species: Rugosa
- Found in: All over Bulgaria
- 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 Bulgaria–Rose is the most distinguished and significantly most beloved flower in the universe. Rose has more than 100 different species, lion’s shareof which is growing in Asia. The rest grows is Europe, North America and Africa.
Due to the commercial breeding in present time Roses are available all over the world. As the Rose cultivation started in 500 years BC, the variety of Roses reach more than 13000.National flower of Bulgaria, Rose grows in full Sun to partly shade, in humus-rich, well-drains and moist soil.
Its dense stems are covered in prickles. The leaves of rose are innately compound with 5 to 9 leaflets with a corrugated surface.Many of the countries adopted the Rose as their national flower such as Bulgaria, Czech, Ecuador, Iran, Luxemburg, Maldives, Rumania and Slovakia. And it is also the state flower of Oklahoma, Georgia, Iowa and North Dakota. The Rose has great historical importance for the Egyptians and Romans. Romans decorated their rooms with colorful Roses.
The Rose represents different symbols by color species. Red Rose is the symbol of Love, white is the symbol of purity, orange of excitement, pink of delight and yellow of friendship. The dark Red Rose is known as black. It is a symbol of sorrow or symbol of separation. In Mythology, the rose is associated with Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, which has often been illustrated 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.To sum up,national flower of Bulgaria, roseis the symbol of love & beauty, the honor, the faith, the devotion, passion and sensuality. So, it is natural to choose Rose as the national flower of Bulgaria.