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Fun Facts About Roses

June 10, 2009

Stop and Smell the Roses!

June is National Rose Month. Here are a few fun trivia facts about roses and a few beautiful images of roses to brighten up your day!

  • Since 1986, the rose has been the official National Floral Emblem of the United States.
  • The rose is the official state flower of: the District of Columbia, Georgia, Iowa, New York, and North Dakota.
  • George Washington was the first rose breeder in the United States.
  • Roses are native plants in the United States.
  • Roses are big business: 1.2 billion are sold annually.




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