[SOLVED] Which China Rose Does Enya Sing About?

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Editor of Vocaloid & co.
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Hi all!

There is a song by Enya titled China Roses. The thing is, there are two kinds of flowers called that name, and I need to know which one she's singing about, because I want to get my Czech translation right (and because I love to nibble in such unimportant things).

Chinese hibiscus - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hibiscus_rosa-sinensis, and Chinese rose - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosa_chinensis.

Personally, I think it's the hibiscus. What are your opinions?

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The second one "Rosa chinensis"

"From Where I Am" is the album's second of three instrumental tracks on the album. The title of "China Roses" makes reference to the flower Rosa chinensis. Its lyrics refers to the plants Christmas holly and Angel's tears, the red-tailed comet, the Keys of Heaven, and the One Thousand and One Nights stories.


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Ohh, thanks a bunch! ^^