In Brigard, roses are strongly associated with endings, particularly of relationships. As such, they are viewed in a very negative light and rarely grown in most gardens. This association has its origins in a folktale known as The Tragedy of Lord Chraenin, in which a kindhearted noble was murdered by his lover in a rose garden. Despite all this negativity, however, florists do still grow the flowers because some people find enjoyment in sending their former significant others a single rose as a way of announcing the end of the relationship.
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