A rose is a flower that blooms in the mid-to-late spring and continues all summer. Roses are known for their amazing fragrance and are used to make many perfumes. Roses come in many different colors and can signify different meanings, such as red for love, white for purity, yellow for friendship, and pink for mature woman. Roses are very popular during valentines day, especially red roses. They are typically purchased by the dozen (twelve) to make a bouquet.