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  1. 1. Roses A presentation byAhmad Tariq Bhatti
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  3. 3. Roses Roses are more than 2500 years old friends of humanbeings. They have very strong appeal to human aesthetics. This is why, they are with human beings for such a long period of time. A rose is a woody perennial of the genus Rosa, within thefamily Rosacea. There are more than 100 species of roses known today. Most of rose species are native of Asia, with a smaller number of rose species native of Europe, North America, and Northwest Africa. Species like cultivars and hybrids are all widely grown for their beautiful appearance and appreciated for their pleasant fragrance. Roses 3
  4. 4. Quotations “Roses and thorns are parts of the same plant. Somehow though, somepeople are concerned mainly about the roses. The rose is not on the plant for more than a week, but the thorns are there forever. Roses are teaching that the beauty of life will bloom, once you have taught yourself the lessons given by living with the thorns.” ― Grigoris Deoudis “But he who dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose.” ― Anne Brontë Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, But which will bloom most constantly? ― Emily Bronte Roses 4
  5. 5. QuotationsMan is harder than iron, stronger than stone and more fragile than a rose. - Turkish ProverbThe optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose. - Khalil Gibran Whats in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. - William Shakespeare Transliteration of an Urdu verse Phool ki pati se kat sakta hay heeray ka jigar! -Allama Iqbal Translation Even a petal of a flower can cut the core of a diamond! Roses 5
  6. 6. Symbolism Rose colors symbolize soft feelings for many special occasions. They reflect true feelings of hearts. A proverb goes on to signify this as, “A word said is a word lost.” In order to save a word, choose the right color of a rose for afriend. Its no surprise that roses are among the most admired and evocative of all flowers. They convey the inner feelings of a friend to another in a most sophisticated manner. Roses 6
  7. 7. Pink Rose As a symbol of grace and elegance, the pink rose is often given as an expression of admiration.Pink roses can also convey appreciation as well as joyfulness. Pink rose bouquets often impart agentler meaning than their red counterparts. Happiness, Romance, Ad miration, Sweetness Roses 7
  8. 8. Yellow Rose The bright, sunny color of yellow roses evokes a feeling of warmth and happiness. The warm feelings related with theyellow rose are often akin to those shared with a true friend. As such, the yellow rose is an ideal symbol for joy and friendship. Welcome or Welcome Back, Friendship, Caring, Joy Roses 8
  9. 9. Red RoseRed roses are the traditional symbol for love and romance, and a time- honored way to say, "I loveyou." The red rose has longbeen symbolized for beautyand perfection. A bouquet ofred roses is the perfect way to express your deep feelings for someone very special to you. Passion, Love, Respect, Courage, Congratulations Roses 9
  10. 10. White Rose White roses represent innocence and purity andare traditionally associated with marriages and newbeginnings. The white rose is also a symbol of honor and reverence, and white rose arrangements are often used as an expression of Innocence, Purity, Secrecy, remembrance. Reverence, Worthiness Roses 10
  11. 11. Orange Rose With their blazing hidden power, orange roses arethe embodiment of desire and enthusiasm. Orange roses often symbolize passion and excitementand are an expression of fervent romance. A bouquet of orange roses will send a meaningful Desire, Enthusiasm, Pride message. Roses 11
  12. 12. Lavender Rose The unique beauty of the lavender rose has captured many hearts and imaginations. With their fantastical appearance,lavender roses are a perfectsymbol of enchantment. The lavender rose is alsotraditionally used to expressfeelings of love at first sight. Deep Adoration, Majestic, Opulent Roses 12
  13. 13. Peach RosePeach roses send a message of appreciation or gratitude and are also often sent as an expression of sympathy. Gratitude, Appreciation, S incerity, Modesty Roses 13
  14. 14. Black Rose Sometimes the darkest redroses are called black roses and while they do symbolize, the death of an idea or say farewell, they can send a positivemessage of rebirth and new beginnings. It is the symbol of sadness and farewell. New Beginnings, Rebirth, Death of an Idea Roses 14
  15. 15. Blue Rose Blue roses symbolize something that is impossible to achieve; something that is unattainable that will only remain a dream that can never be realized.In love, a blue rose can represent a hope for a love that is impossible or unrequited. In that way, it can also signify a hope for a miracle to happen.Blue roses also signify new beginnings. The excitement for the untold beginnings of a new venture is often expressed with blue roses. In a way, blue roses can also represent caution; the need to tread carefully in new territories that is still much Impossible, Unattainable, unknown. Caution Roses 15
  16. 16. Purple RoseThe giver of the purple rose seeks to convey that he or she has fallen in love with the recipient at the very first sight. A deep magnetism and charm that makes the recipientalmost irresistible is what the purplerose seeks to convey. The very first meeting has totally enticed thesender of these flowers, who simply cannot resist the object of his/her desire. Enchantment, Magnetism, Opul ence, Majesty, Glory Roses 16
  17. 17. Rose BouquetA multicolored rose bouquet will often have combinations of red and yellow roses, which signifies happiness and laughter, or red, white and yellowroses, which indicates friendship andunity. Without yellow rose, a red andwhite roses combination signifies solidunity, and is quite popular as a bridal bouquet. Roses 17
  18. 18. Thank you! A presentation by Ahmad Tariq Bhatti Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Roses 18