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A Rose by any name would still be the birth flower for the month of June

roseOrigins

Flowers in the Rosa genus belong to the Rosaceae family, which includes more than 20,000 cultivars of the world's most popular cut flowers--commonly called roses. These timelessly beautiful blooms originated more than 4,000 years ago, growing in the fertile land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in the Middle East. Today, roses come in many shapes, sizes and colors, including three popular types: sweetheart, spray and tea.

rosesAvailability and Vase Life

Because of their widespread cultivation, roses are available in many different colors and sizes year-round. Vase life ranges from 6-12 days, depending on the cultivar and the care-and-handling quality.

Care and Handling

rosesRemove any leaves that will fall below the water line. Then provide a fresh underwater cut about one inch from the stems' base. Place them in a fresh flower-food solution, which will provide nourishment and prevent bacterial growth. Cut rose stems under water and add fresh flower food to vases.

Design Uses

rosesRoses are versatile flowers, often associated with romance and elegance. They make beautiful vase arrangements and single stem gifts. They're often used in bridal bouquets, corsages and boutonnieres, and other special-occasion arrangements. Their broad appeal is enhanced by the wide variety of rose colors and styles available on today's market.

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Roses of any color will make a big impact in your favorite room with this arrangement of
Domed Roses

Domed roses arrangement

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Stardreamer DayliliesBe good to the environment by planting daylilies.  Drought and pest resistant, they need nothing nature doesn't already provide.

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