Rose is a beautiful flower that has over 150 species and thousands of hybrids.
that types are available in many magnificent colors and shapes with sweet smells. One of these rose types is the Damask rose that has lots of benefits and applications in cosmetics, medicals, and perfume industries.
Damask roses need less attention and care, so they are easy to grow. They can bloom in every situation, with a few fertilizers, water, and proper soil. Damasca’s flowers have a main role in different industries to produce perfumes, rosewater, rose oil, and some medical creams for skin care. Good to know that Rosa Damascena extract is a fragrance which the specialists attain from a process called distillation. As mentioned above, this fragrance has a high value in the industries. Interestingly, damask petals have a good taste that can also go well with yogurt, cakes, desserts, and drinks either black tea or herbal tea. These petals, not only give a mild flavor to the food but also bring many health benefits to your mind and body.
When rose flowers go beyond our daily life
For centuries, the Damask rose has the symbol of beauty and love. Capturing the essence of the damask flower by making rose water, the middle eastern people have improved their health, products, and medicals notably. On the contrary, Modern Western people are not interested in rose water much.
What does each color of roses mean?
As you may know, natural flowers are also suitable for designs, bouquets, and gifts’ designs. In the following, we describe the meaning of each flower color so that you can decide better which flower is suitable for your purpose.
Red represents the sense of Passion, love, desire. It’s suitable for romantic occasions.
White has a sense of innocence, purity, and spirituality. We highly recommend it for spiritual events, weddings, and funerals.
Yellow rose conveys a sense of friendship. It’s a good choice for congratulation parties with friends.
Pink roses primarily mean respect, grace, innocence, and honor. Being a good choice, pink roses are almost proper for any occasion.
Orange connotes desire, fascination, and passion. It is appropriate for romantic occasions.
Peach shows sincerity, gratitude, and sympathy.
Burgundy is the symbol of unconscious beauty. It is also a good choice for romantic occasions.
Purple is a mysterious color that connotes enchantment, love at first sight (lilac), royalty, and admiration.
Black (not in nature, artificially made), is the best choice for death and loss. Funerals are the occasions for which you can use black flowers. Here comes the question that what colors are artificial and do not exist in nature? To answer this question, we refer to black and colorful roses that do not exist in nature. In other words, by a simple DIY, you can change the color of a rose to black, green, or even multiple colors. Let’s get to know more about the popular rose types.
As a matter of fact, a red rose is a pretty universal symbol of love and passion.
So universal that the price of red roses can increase notably on Valentine’s Day in some countries! However, all colors of this amazing flower have their unique symbolic connotations. Red is one of the most common and popular colors. The red rose is a symbol of beauty, passion, desire, and romantic love. It may be interesting to know that a dozen red roses firmly confess, “I love you,” while a single red rose expresses affection and commitment. Beyond their more passionate connotation, red roses are also suitable for sending congratulations or gratitude.
Correspondingly, white roses have a variety of symbolic associations. In the Christian culture, the white rose associates with the Virgin Mary. Therefore, it has a meaning of innocence, gentleness, and purity. It also associates with religiosity, love, and new beginnings. That’s why people use these flowers for funerals. However, it’s also a common wedding flower due to its relationship with marriage and deep love. Cream roses are, particularly for brides and weddings.
For someone you are friends with, the yellow rose sends a message of cheer, joy, caring, and nonsexual affection. Therefore, yellow ones are an excellent congratulatory type for a happy event. A new baby or an engagement are great reasons to send someone yellow flowers. You can also show your gratefulness by sending yellow roses to whom you are thankful.
Generally, pink symbolizes admiration, gentleness, dignity, elegance, innocence, and happiness. Different shades of pink can convey different shades of meaning. Paler pink roses mean grace and sweetness. Deeper pink roses express gratitude. Pink roses are available in the stores. They can represent either a romantic or platonic message. Bright pink roses are a good choice for the beginning of a romance. You can also send pink roses to a friend to felicitate or support them.
Orange ones send a strong message of fascination, enthusiasm, attraction, and desire. Coral roses in particular signify love. Peach roses communicate sincerity and appreciation. Besides, they have an alternative meaning of compassion. Pale peach roses mean timidity.
How to identify Damask rose?
As a matter of fact, there isn’t any certain way to identify the damask flower; however, you can guess the type from the smell, appearance, and the color. Damask roses are usually pink. Moreover, the petals are a little bigger than the other types of roses.