The Chinese rose (Rosa chinensis) is a kind of shrub within the family of genus Rosa. The species, native to China, likes sunlight and warm environment and is not to choosy about what soil to grow in. It also easily propagates and grows after trimming. Various kinds of Chinese rose have been widely planted in Qingdao for many years. The flower was confirmed as Qigndao’s city flower by the local authority in 1988, and symbolizes the bright prospects of the city’s life and the people’s diligence and purity.