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Stop and Smell the Roses with These Interesting Facts About Flowers

Americans purchased more than 1.2 billion fresh cut roses last year. That’s 4.67 roses for every man, woman, and child nationwide.

Congress voted in 1986 to make the rose America’s national flower.

According to studies, men prefer red roses, while women like pastel colored roses.

Did you know that some flowers are edible? Among those that you can use in recipes are carnation, chrysanthemum, dandelion, geranium, honeysuckle, violet, rose, sunflower, and violet.

Once a flower is named and registered in Holland, it can never be renamed.

California is the source for nearly 60 percent of all U.S.-grown fresh cut flowers.

Carnations are the best selling cut flowers in the world.

It’s always beneficial to learn something new! At the Village at Broadstone Station Apartments in Apex, North Carolina, we love to provide you with thought-provoking facts that will make you reflect on different aspects of life.

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