Rosaceae, the rose family, is one of the most important plant families in the world, with more than 3,000 members. It comprises many of our best-loved garden plants and includes all types of plant from trees to alpines and includes roses, of course, plus Geum, Alchemilla and Potentilla. It also includes many fruits, such as apples, strawberries, raspberries, as well as almonds. Some species, especially roses, have scented flowers.
Plant families: Rosaceae
Find out about the Rosaceae family, which includes some of our most beautiful garden plants and delicious fruits.