Zinfandel RoseZinfandel is a popular fragrant rose. It is known as the "brightest flower in the world" by the British Rose Society. Zinfandel is a member of the rosaceae, which means any member of the family of roses. The word Zinfandel comes from the Latin word "zanthus," meaning yellow. The flowers are in the rose family also, but they are smaller than those in the rosaceae. Rose gardens are beautiful and romantic places to take your loved one on a walk or to visit with them. They add elegance to any home that nothing else can. Most roses are native to Europe, Australia, and California, where most gardeners have easy access to blooming roses. This rose family includes the classic rose, the Carnation, and the lily. Each one has a different fragrance, color, and size. Rose gardens are filled with roses. Each variety is named for the part of the plant it came from, so you can get a full blown rose bush or shrub, all in the same family. In addition, there are roses that bloom in the spring only, or in the summer only. A brilliant choice for these times is the Zinfandel rose. Most roses, in fact, bloom during the spring season, and this rose will bloom twice: once in the spring and again in the fall. It blooms for about two weeks. To keep its beauty throughout the year, it must be kept in a rich soil with a lot of sunlight. Sunlight is what plants need in order to absorb Vitamin D, and this is what they receive when they are planted in the garden. In addition, it must also be planted in a well drained, and cool location. Zinfandel roses are somewhat susceptible to bugs and disease. There are several different types of bugs, and caterpillars are especially attracted to the rose bush. To prevent the bugs from ruining your rose bushes, make sure that there is a reasonable amount of light available to them. This can be accomplished by placing the plants in a large pot and providing them with some artificial sun. If you have trouble finding Zinfandel roses for sale, then consider starting one yourself. This is not very hard to do with proper care. When you plant the roses, make sure that you dig them up about four inches deep, and then place them in peat moss, or compost if you're growing the plant indoors. You should also take good care to keep the roots warm, by mulching them with straw or woodchips. It is also a good idea to mulch the leaves and keep them well watered. When the rose bushes are growing well, they will produce flowers on their own. You may not see any blooms at first, but they will appear in time. If you plan to have an entire garden of roses, you can have several cuttings of each type planted, and they will grow side by side. One rose bush will eventually dominate the area, so be patient. In about two years time, you should be able to see several blooms. Once the plant blooms, you can remove the cuttings and keep the plant growing to produce the blooms for another two years or so. For those who do not live in a particularly sunny climate, or who want a garden rose that will not need all of the sunlight it needs, there are several hybrid varieties available. A good place to search for these types is on the Internet. Sometimes the local nurseries will sell a variety that has never before been bred, so you might be lucky enough to find something new. With patience and due diligence, you should be able to find and purchase a healthy plant to add to your Zinfandel rose bush collection.