Inside: Explore our exquisite collection of botanical rose prints, perfect for Valentine’s Day and home decor. Discover watercolour paintings of old garden roses, white roses, and more, ideal for adding a touch of elegance to your living room or as beautiful art prints.
The rose, often considered the garden’s largest and most showy flower, is universally associated with love and beauty. As Valentine’s Day approaches, it’s the perfect time to explore our beautiful botanical rose prints collection. These prints, featuring varieties like the old garden roses, the classic red rose, and the elegant white rose, encapsulate the essence of the rose garden in each detailed depiction.
A Spectrum of Colors in Watercolor Paintings
Over three hundred species of roses are captured in thousands of cultivars, ranging from the purest whites to vibrant yellows and deep reds.
Each botanical rose print is a testament to the diversity and allure of these flowers. The delicate watercolour paintings on a white background bring out the intricate beauty of each rose flower, making them perfect as decorative elements or as a centrepiece in your living room.
Gorgeous Botanical Prints for Every Occasion
Whether you’re looking for a beautiful print for a Valentine’s card or planning to craft something special with a floral composition, these botanical rose prints are ideal. The decorative elements of each print, from the thornless rose to the French rose, are rendered in exquisite detail by artists like Pierre-Joseph Redouté.
Transforming Spaces with Rose Art Prints
Imagine a gallery wall in your living room adorned with these floral prints, each capturing the unique beauty of roses in different colours and sizes. From entire rose trees in the Larousse tree posters collection to detailed rose illustrations from vintage catalogues, our collection offers a captivating visual journey through the world of roses.
The Vintage Botanical Rose Prints
To download the vintage rose images, click on the highlighted title link, and a higher resolution jpg will automatically download to your device.
This gorgeous red Jacqueminot Rose is the classic Valentine’s Day rose. Whether given as a single red rose or a bunch of a dozen, this is the rose you will likely receive on Valentine’s Day.
This botanical rose print is from the book “Roses and Rose Culture” printed in 1892 by Thomas B. Jenkins. In 1853 France gave us General Jacqueminot, leader of the hybrid perpetuate, the grand, dark, crimson rose, so sturdy ingrowth, rich in bloom and powerful in odour. The great half-blown/dusky crimson buds have slept on the bosom of every belle since that day, and they have been sold by the hundred for as many dollars to New York dealers and were retailed, no doubt, for twice that sum.
Another beautiful rose print from the book “Roses and Rose Culture” was printed in 1892 by Thomas B. Jenkins. This pink rose is called PERLE DES JARDINS (Tea Rose.)
“This magnificent rose still retains the foremost position as one of the finest tea roses of this color. The color varies from canary to golden yellow, flowers are large and beautifully formed on stiff stems, handsome in every stage and development from the smallest bud to the largest flower.”
A botanical and scientific dissection of the rose plant showing all the parts of a rose plant. From the roots and leaves to the stamens and rose hips.
A thornless rose, the Rosa Inermis. Painted by the famous Belgian painter and botanist Pierre-Joseph Redouté in 1817
Another beautiful botanical rose print to download by Pierre-Joseph Redoute. This is a beautiful example of a Rosa Centifolia, a cabbage rose.
I don’t know much about this rose print except that it was painted in 1883. I included it as I love the composition and the Japanese text.
The colour of this French Rose (Rosa Gallica) is gorgeous—another beautiful botanical rose print by Pierre-Joseph Redouté.
The gorgeous yellow
This lovely rose botanical painting is from ” The Canadian horticulturist (monthly), 1889.
There is a gorgeous print of a group of roses in the Temple of Flora.
Roses from the Theatrum Florae by Daniel Rabel.
This botanical rose watercolour painting is from the beautiful collection of art prints from Charlotte Younge’s illustrations of the vegetable world.
This beautiful watercolour of the White Rose is an Elizabeth Blackwell Print from “A Curious Herbal”.
Another Elizabeth Blackwell vintage rose print from her herbal book.
Other Floral Prints
Another popular showy flower to check out is the Chrysanthemum.
A collection of these vintage botanical rose prints would look fabulous on a gallery wall. I love roses so much that I have made my map roses.
Lilies also symbolize love and are a wonderful alternative to roses in a romantic bouquet.
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