National Rose Month
Shreveport, LA – June is National Rose Month and what better way to spread the joy of roses than with the American Rose Society Headquartered in Shreveport, Louisiana, the American Rose Society is a national non-profit organization founded in 1892 dedicated exclusively to the culture, appreciation, and preservation of the rose. Our members put on rose shows, and educational seminars, maintain public gardens, support research of the newest and disease-resistant varieties of roses, provide arrangements and flowers for hundreds of local events, and do all they can to share the enjoyment of the rose.
Roses have a long and colorful history. They have been used to symbolize love, beauty, war, and peace. They are the subject
of art, music, literature, and poetry. On Nov. 20, 1986, President Ronald Reagan signed a resolution making the rose the
national floral emblem at a ceremony in the White House (https://rose.org/the-national-floral-emblem)
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