Throughout course of time, black roses have conjured up a variety of symbolic meanings. From unnatural worlds to death, vengeance, farewell or rebirth, black rose has come to be viewed in a number of different ways depending on occasion.
Though symbolic meanings may differ, interesting truth is that black roses do not even exist. What many believe to be black roses are actually dark-red colored roses, which have such a deep color that they appear to be black. Perhaps someday not too far in future a black rose will exist as many in field are working with myriad of rose varieties and colors to come up with coveted black formula.
In meantime, there are quite a few roses come which come close. Here are a couple of more well-known varieties of "black roses" gardened in different climates all over world: