The English rugby team have a red rose as their logo and their nick name is the ‘Red Roses’. Roses also appear in the English football teams logo.
War of the Roses Henry VII introduced the Tudor rose, combining a red rose, representing the House of Lancaster, and a white rose, representing the House of York, as a symbol of unity after the English civil wars of the 15th century which, long after, came to be called the Wars of the Roses. and made
Roses appear in artwork, textiles, pottery, clothing and home ware from past and present.
Gardens Gardens Traditional English gardens will contain roses and some will be devoted entirely to growing roses. Many English houses or cottages will have roses around their doors.
Victorian Colour Symbolism Red - Love Pink – Thanks Purple – Gentility and grace Peach - Sociability White – New start Yellow – Friendship Black – Death
This old-fashioned looking "William And Catherine" rose, which opens in a gentle apricot colour before fading to white, was launched at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2011. The Paul McCartney rose. As dramatic as its namesake, the Liz Taylor Rose is a shocking pink hybrid tea rose with darker edges. Roses named after famous English people.