Home Sutra: Vastu Tips For Placing Rose Plants
Roses are considered to be apt to express your love and gratitude for someone. One of the most commonly found and loved by all, roses are valued for their beauty and fragrance. It is also known to possess certain medicinal properties. Flower petals and leaves of the woody and thorny rose plant is commonly available in our homes as oils, rose water and Gulkand.
Though Vastu Shastra, the ancient science of architecture, prohibits keeping thorny plants like a cactus in homes, the rose plant is an exception as it has numerous benefits. The plant is considered auspicious as it can absorb negative energies.
Here is a quick guide for growing a rose plant in your garden:
Flowering plants such as the rose should be grown in the southwest corner of the house. The south is also a compatible direction for keeping plants with red flowers. This is believed to enhance social status of the house owner.
Dos and Don'ts
- Always keep the plant or flower pot outside the house on the patio or in the garden.
- Growing thorny plants inside the house should be avoided as they bring negative energies. Keeping rose plant inside the house can cause disputes in the family.
- Dried petals and leaves of plants symbolise bad luck and should be removed. It is important to prune and water the plant as required.