- There are over 100 species of the rose
- The fruit of a rose is called a rose hip.
- For hundreds of years the rose has been widely recognized as a symbol of love, sympathy or sorrow.
- Twenty five species of Astilbe exist
- Range in height from 10 to 36 inches
- Astilbe is a perennial with beautiful, showy flowers atop glossy, fern–like foliage.