The rose is a type of flowering shrub that belong to the family of plants called Rosaceae. Roses are native primarily to the temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. Red roses are famous symbol of love and affection and the hearts on the cute white vase lends an extra romantic edge to this gift. Cultivation of roses started 500 years BC and resulted in creation of 13 000 varieties of roses # Roses are often used in literature and songs. There are over 13000 varieties of roses available all over world.