Miniature Sheet Hong Kong China – Rainbow -2006

Miniature Sheet Hong Kong China – Rainbow -2006

Hong Kong Post issued a miniature sheet on 27 May 2006 to commemorate Hong Kong Post Participation in Washington 2006 International Stamp Exhibition.

The Miniature sheet combines many theme

  • Rainbow Colors
  • Children in Ethnic Costumes holding hands
  • Doves carrying letters in their beaks depict Postal Services connecting People
  • Bauhinia and American Beauty Rose -Floral emblems of HongKong and Washington DC.
MS HONG KONG RAINBOW
MS HONG KONG 2006- RAINBOW and other Themes

Bangladesh stamps 2010- Roses Cultivated varieties in Bangladesh

Bangladesh stamps 2010- Roses Cultivated varieties in Bangladesh

Bangladesh issued a set of 10 stamps on Rose Varieties cultivated in Bangladesh. A  miniature sheet was also issued. The rose varieties are Alec’s Red, Royal Highness, Queen Eliazabeth, Ballerina,Alexander,Blue Moon, Papa Meilland,Double Delight,Iceberg,Sonia, Sunblest, Piccadilly, Pascali.

ROSES BANGLADESH
ROSES CULTIVATED VARIETIES IN BANGLADESH -2010

Great Britain stamps on Roses 1976

Great Britain stamps on Roses 1976.

Great Britain issued a set of four stamps on 30 Jun 1976 to mark 100th Anniversary of Royal National Rose Society. The Four species of Roses on stamps were Elizabeth Of Glamis,Grandpa Dickson,Rosa Mundi and Sweet Briar.

Elizabeth of Glamis (Irish Beauty) – Introduced in 1964, Elizabeth of Glamis was named after Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother whose childhood home was Glamis Castle in Scotland. It is a sweet scented excellent cluster flowered rose with lush dark green foilage on a bushy medium sized plant. The petals are luminous salmon orange.

Grandpa Dickson Rose ( Irish Gold) – Introduced in 1966.A popular large flowered rose has full double blooms that are well formed and yellow. Has won many awards for its crispness.

Rosa Mundi – Derived from wild rose pale pink with splashed with crimson.

Sweet Briar Rose – This vigorous tall shrub has densely prickly fawny green stems covered by strong thorns. The dark green foliage smells strongly of apples when crushed. Flowers are scented,pink and beautiful.

ROSES GB
ROSES ON GREAT BRITAIN STAMPS 1976

Tea Roses Konrad Henkel & Maid of Honor on Canada stamps 2014

Tea Roses Konrad Henkel & Maid of Honor on Canada stamps 2014.

Canada Post issued a Miniature sheet with two stamps on roses to its popular flower series on 23 APR 2014.

Konrad Henkel – It is a hybrid tea rose registered in 1983. Grown on shrubs it has medium red color , very fragrant and blooms in late spring and early summer.

Maid of Honor – It is relatively new  hybrid tea rose introduced in 2007.It is a climber that grows on a plant that can rise up to 10 feet. Yellow white in color it is very fragrant.

The roses are courtesy Montreal Botanical Garden.

ROSES CANADA
KONRAD HENKEL AND MAID OF HONOR HYBRID TEA ROSES CANADA 2014

Roses in Malaysia – Stamps of Malaysia 2003

Roses in MalaysiaStamps of Malaysia 2003

Malaysia issued a set of stamps on roses on 22 Feb 2003. A miniature sheet with two stamps on roses was issued. The rose varieties on miniature sheet were Rosa Centifolia and Floribunda Miniature.

Rosa Centifolia – It is also known as Indian Cabbage rose or Provence rose or Rose de Mai developed by Dutch rose breeders in the period between 17th and 19th Century. Its parentage possibly includes rosa damascena but it may be a complex hybrid. It is a deciduous shrub growing to 1.5m and flowers from Jun to July and seeds ripen from Aug to Nov.

Miniature Floribunda – Floribunda (Latin meaning Many flowering )is a modern group of garden Roses that was developed by crossing hybrid teas with Polyantha roses.

 

ROSES MALAYSIA
ROSES IN MALAYSIASTAMPS OF MALAYSIA 2003