In 1985, the United States Senate passed a resolution asking the president to declare the rose as the national floral emblem. On November 20th, 1986, then president Ronald Reagan signed a proclamation certifying the rose as the national flower in a ceremony at the White House Rose Garden. Read more here.
DID YOU KNOW?
Did you know that there was an extensive campaign launched to put the marigold in the place of esteem instead of the rose? Read all about that here.
June is the perfect time to share our love of roses with those around us.
And, Rosefest is a great opportunity. Invite a friend to go!