Wild Rose

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A thorny shrub native to the northern hemisphere with a vitamin C-rich fruit known as rose hips; wild rose syrup is a folk remedy for sore throat and colds
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Rachel to the wild rose bushes out of the fulness of her heart; but if she could have seen the child who was waiting patiently at the Bright River station at that very moment her pity would have been still deeper and more profound.
Brooke, still watching the river, and playing with the wild rose in his buttonhole.
She bounded before me, and returned to my side, and was off again like a young greyhound; and, at first, I found plenty of entertainment in listening to the larks singing far and near, and enjoying the sweet, warm sunshine; and watching her, my pet and my delight, with her golden ringlets flying loose behind, and her bright cheek, as soft and pure in its bloom as a wild rose, and her eyes radiant with cloudless pleasure.
'The cherry blossom is in demand so far and I plant wild roses because they are easier to grow and bear flowers quickly,' she added.
Sheaves of wheat, representing Alberta's prairies, and wild roses, the floral emblem of Alberta, are engraved alternately on-the crown.
From calaminth and lovage to wild foods such as wild roses and sorrel, this provides growing and foraging information for these uncommon garden plants, keys to using and preserving them, and easy recipes.
They resemble wild roses but are hellebores; the Helleborus orientalis is also known as the Lenten rose.
Wild roses have bright red single flowers which appear in May or June, followed by the 5cm-long hips.
Rose syrup industry has become more profitable after the extinction of many wide rose species as each kilogram of wild roses costs S.P150 (USD3).Housewife Om Yaser said "There are many stages for producing rose water.
DON'T think roses are just for Valentine's Day, treat yourself to some wild roses that make great year-round displays.
Though I loved Where The Wild Roses Grow," she said, referring to Cave's 1995 duet with Kylie.