Jun 01, 2020 01:24 PM
Roses in American History
• As the most popular flower in America (and the world, for that matter), it’s no surprise that roses made their way into the most famous house in America — the White House.
• On November 20, 1986, President Ronald Reagan declared the rose the national floral emblem of the United States while standing in the White House Rose Garden.
• The rose is also the state flower for North Dakota, Georgia, Oklahoma, New York and Iowa.
• The White House Rose Garden was started i