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According to Homer's Iliad, the body of the great Greek warrior Hector was anointed with a balsam, prepared from roses, before burial. The rose was later adopted as a symbol of pleasure by the Romans & the flower appeared at their feasts, where its petals were floated on the surface of their favorite Falernian wine.

70. #Brass Band - 76 Gorgeous Roses You'll Wish You #Could Grow ... → #Gardening #Roses

Tropicana Rose. to all the women that need to be showed Love today in a special way. [ Guitar man ] 3/3/14

Crimson Rose by shinichiro*_busy on flickr