Now there are more than 30 thousand varieties of roses. Several of them deserve attention because of their uniqueness – an unusual color or size. It is believed that roses can be of all colors and shades, except black and blue. This is due to the fact that they do not have the corresponding pigments. Some breeders see this statement as a challenge and try to bring out blue and black roses. And the first steps have already been taken in this direction.
BLACK TURKISH ROSES
Black roses Today in the shops you can find roses of any color, including black and blue. But most often these beauties are grown in greenhouses and stained artificially. However, in the vicinity of the Turkish village of Halfeti, natural black roses grow. These are one of the rarest and most expensive flowers in the world. Nowhere else on the globe do such roses grow and cannot grow. Only here, thanks to the unique soil composition, burgundy roses darken and turn black during their flowering period. So far, no chemist has been able to repeat the chemical composition of this soil. Continue reading