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A Rose with a Difference

December 14, 2010

Do you know what these roses are?They are called “Dog Roses.”This variety of roses was brought to Sri Lanka by the British.They planted it in Nuwara Eliya.It has five petals which are open.,they are pale pink in colour.It has an edible fruit.It is very rich in Vitamin C, and is used to make syrup,tea and marmalade.The syrup is called ‘rose hip syrup’.This plant is planted as a nurse or ‘cover crop’ or stabilizing plant.                                                                                                                             Go to site                              

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