It is dusky pink on the outside, fierce red on the inside and has a center as yellow as the sun.
The Rose is similar to the ones found in the Can'-Ka No Rey in that it produces singing that is more audible to some than others. Hearing this singing is described by Eddie and Roland as making everything feel "alright". The Rose also has a power of healing. One man said that standing outside the fence cured his acne.
The Rose is vital to the health of the Tower itself, as all nexuses are. If the Rose were to die or be plucked, its Tower would collapse.