A collection of trivia and unusual facts about romantic flowers and roses from around the web.
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Adam & Eve
According to Biblical stories, there was a white rose that grew in the Garden of Eden and turned red as it blushed with shame upon Adam and Eve's fall from grace.
In Scotland, if a white rose bloomed in autumn it was a token of an early marriage.
Cupid and Psyche
'According to one myth, on the wedding day of Cupid (love) and Psyche (soul), roses were scattered all over the land, symbolizing a union.
Lovers and Roses
According some mythological tales, if a maiden had more than one lover, she should take write the names of her love on the leaves of roses then cast them into the wind. The leaf that falls to the ground first bears the name of the lover whom she will eventually marry.
It's said that throwing rose leaves into a burning flame will bring you good luck.
Roses in Love Potions
Roses have been used throughout history as a potent ingredient in love potions.
In Greek and Roman mythology, roses were symbolic of love, protection, and rebirth.