7 Times Country Music Told A Great Love Story With Roses
Country music is known for the way it can tell a great love story, but in the spirit of Valentine ’s Day, here are 7 times artists did it with roses.
1. Alan Jackson couldn’t have said it better when he sang, “I Love You like Red on a Rose.”
2. Want to win your girl back? Well if you ask Shenandoah, the best way to do it is with “Two Dozen Roses.”
3. You can’t talk about love and country music without heartbreak. Dolly Parton’s song, “I Will Forever Hate Roses” does just that.
4. Don’t know if your girl is coming back? Cole Swindell will tell ya that “A Dozen Roses and a Six-Pack” will help with that.
5. Hank Williams Jr. says that to a woman roses say more than a man can say, in his song, “Eleven Roses.”
6. Waiting on your love? “18 Wheels and a Dozen Roses” by Kathy Mattea Says it will be worth it.
7. And even country music realizes that no love story is perfect. Lynn Anderson says there’s gotta be a little rain sometimes, in her song, “I Beg Your Pardon, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden.”
And while we're at it, here are some fun facts about your beloved Valentine's Day flower:
- Len Busch Roses in Minnesota is one of the only operations in the U.S. that still grows and sells roses. They grow roses and other speciality flowers year round using indoor cultivation and heating and ventilation systems.
- Almost all roses are grown in Ecuador and Colombia. South America is closer to the equator, providing the perfect temperature, allowing the flowers to grow outside.
- Being grown in South America also allows the rose to have the “ideal” look. The key to growing a rose that has the large head size that everyone looks for is to drop the temperature at night. Most roses in South America are grown on Mountain sides, giving them warm temperatures during the day and cooler temperatures at night.