The ubiquitous symbol of love has been enjoyed by cultures and generations across the world, from Ancient Egyptians to America's Founding Fathers.Why We Love Them
With their soft scent, these edible flowers are a classic garden feature that adds a romantic, timeless beauty to any landscape.Requirements
Full sun and loamy soil will keep everything coming up roses.A Storied Past
From 1455 to 1485, the War of the Roses raged in England (where the flower is the nation's emblem). This conflict was the basis for George R.R. Martin's Game of Thrones.As Old As The Hills
In Germany, growing along the wall of the Hildesheim Cathedral, is a rosebush that is at least 700 years old-- these are the oldest roses in the world.