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.