an ancient cultivated rose (Rosa centifolia) from the Caucasus, ancestor of many modern roses
Origin of cabbage rosein allusion to its large, full flower with many petals, likened to the many leaves of a head of cabbage
A shrubby hybrid rose (Rosa centifolia) native to Eurasia, having fragrant pink double-petaled flowers and a prickly stem and widely cultivated as a source of attar. Also called moss rose.
Origin of cabbage roseFrom the resemblance of its flower to a head of cabbage .