Rose Flower Facts and Rose Flower Trivia:
- Three separate nationally conducted public opinion polls, dating from 1975 to 1986, found the rose flower to be the number one flower choice of over 85 percent of those individuals surveyed.
- The rose flower is the official National Floral Emblem of the United States. This legislation was signed into law by President Ronald Reagan on November 20, 1986. The rose flower is also the state flower selected by Georgia, Iowa, New York, North Dakota and the District of Columbia.
- The rose flower s said to be native to the United States. The oldest fossilized imprint of a rose flower, estimated to be 35 million years old, was left on a slate deposit in Florisant, Colorado.