His Banner of Love. This is the only rose that does not have thorns. This flower from the region of Sharon in Israel is actually not a rose, but is part of the hibiscus family. Its blooms are nonetheless beautiful and glorious, just as Isaiah depicted the millennial reign when the Bride of Messiah shines forth in all the radiance of her heavenly glory and beauty.

Song of Sol 2:1: “I am the rose of Sharon, the lily of the valleys.”