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Georgia State Flower

Georgia State Flower The Cherokee Rose (Rosa laevigata) is the state flower of Georgia. Cherokee Rose is a rose native to southern China, Taiwan, Laos and Vietnam. The word Cherokee Rose means Chinese climbing rose with fragrant white blossoms. The Cherokee Rose plant is an ornamental plant with scented Cherokee Rose flowers. Kingdom Plantae Phylum Embryophyta Class Magnoliopsida Order Rosales Family Rosaceae Genus Rosa Species laevigata The Cherokee Rose flower is also known as Snow-White Rose, Rosier Blanc de Neige, Rosa nivea.The Cherokee Rose flowers are 6-10 cm diameter, fragrant, with pure white petals and yellow stamens. Cherokee Rose flowers are followed by bright red and bristly hips (fruit), 2-4 cm in diameter. The Cherokee Rose petals are waxy white with what is sometimes described as a large golden center. Cherokee Rose flowers bloom in the early spring, but favorable conditions will produce the flowers in the fall of the year, a second flowering of this hardy plant. The Cherokee Rose flowers have a clove-like fragrance. The Cherokee Rose is tender and needs to be grown only in warm sunny climates. The hermaphrodite Cherokee Rose is a naturalized flower in Georgia, Florida and Alabama, and also in southern Japan. Facts About Cherokee Rose Cherokee Rose flowers are densely arranged along the length of the canes that form garlands of blossoms on the plant. The Cherokee Rose plant is a climbing shrub, scrambling over other shrubs and small trees to heights of up to 10 m. The evergreen climbing Cherokee Rose produces long, thorny, vine like canes that form a mound 10-12 ft (3-3.7 m) in height and about 15 ft (4.6 m) wide. Cherokee Rose is often seen sprawling across adjacent shrubs and other supports that it employs to climb to even greater heights. The Cherokee Rose flower has antibacterial, anticholesterolemic, astringent, carminative, depurative, diuretic properties. The flowers of Cherokee rose are used in the treatment of dysentery and to restore hair cover. There is a layer of hairs around the Cherokee Rose seeds just beneath the flesh of the fruit. These hairs can cause irritation to the mouth and digestive tract if ingested. The Cherokee Rose plant is excessively thorny and generously supplied with a vivid green leaves. The Cherokee Rose stem is also very bristly. In Chinese medicine, Cherokee rosehip is used for male sexual ailments. The fruit of the Cherokee rose is called a rosehip. Birds flock to the Cherokee rose to feast on the hips, the fruit being a tasty source of vitamin C. There are many online florists who deliver flowers to Georgia. You can send flowers, plants of your choice to your loved ones living in Georgia or from Georgia to other locations across the United States of America through these popular Georgia Online Florists. from our stores – Pickupflowers – the flower expert Facts About Georgia The capital of Georgia is Atlanta. Georgia received statehood on January 2, 1788. Georgia Flag was adopted on May 8th, 2003. Bordering states of Georgia are, South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, and North Carolina. The motto of Georgia is Wisdom, justice, and moderation. Nicknames of Georgia include Peach State, Goober state, Empire State of the South. Georgia’s state bird is the Brown Thrasher. Georgia’s climate is usually warm and the state has a healthy rainfall levels. Georgia is the Presidential Birthplace – James Earl Carter, Jr., born in Plains on October 1, 1924, was the 39th US President, serving from 1977 to 1981. Total land area of Georgia is 58,060 sq. mi., making it the 21st largest in the U.S. The state of Georgia was named in honor of King George II of England. Georgia’s major industries include textiles, transportation equipment, food processing, paper products, chemical products, electric equipment, and tourism. Historical sites of Georgia state include, Confederate Memorial at Stone Mountain, Andersonville Prison Park and National Cemetery, Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Etowah Mounds, Antebellum Trail, Historic Savannah, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, Martin Luther King, and Jr. Historical Site. Georgia is the nations number one producer of the three Ps–peanuts, pecans, and peaches. Berry College in Rome(US), Georgia has the world’s largest college campus. Chickamuga National Park in Georgia is the site of the bloodiest battle in American history. Places of interest in Georgia state are, Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Cumberland Island National Seashore, High Museum of Art, and Callaway Gardens. from our stores – Pickupflowers – the flower expert
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Georgia State Flower

Official State Floral Emblem of Georgia Georgia designated the Cherokee rose (Rosa laevigata) as the official state floral emblem in 1916 (with support from the Georgia Federation of Women’s Clubs). Georgia also recognizes an official state wildflower. All State Flowers The name “Cherokee Rose” is derived from the Cherokee native American tribe-, who widely distributed the plant. The flower is waxy white with a large golden center surrounded by vivid green leaves. The Cherokee rose is a hardy plant with a profusion of thorns, blooming in early spring (with sometimes a second flowering in the fall under favorable conditions). The rose has been around for about 35 million years and grows naturally throughout North America.  Roses are red, pink, white, or yellow and can have a wonderfully rich aroma.  The petals and rose hips are edible and have been used in medicines since ancient times.  Rose hips (the fruit of the rose which forms at base of the flower) are eaten in winter by wild birds and other animals. Roses have played an important role in myth, history, and poetry from ancient times to the present. The rose is our national flower and the state flower of New York. The Oklahoma rose is a symbol of Oklahoma, and the wild prairie rose is the state flower of Iowa and North Dakota.
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Georgia State Flower

Georgia State Flower Cherokee Rose Rosa laevigata In 1916, with the support of the Georgia Federation of Women’s Clubs, the Cherokee rose was named the state floral emblem. The name “Cherokee Rose” is a local designation derived from the Cherokee Indians who widely distributed the plant. The rose is excessively thorny and generously supplied with leaves of a vivid green. In color, it is waxy white with a large golden center. Blooming time is in the early spring, but favorable conditions will produce, in the fall of the year, a second flowering of this hardy plant.
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Georgia State Flower

The Cherokee Rose has a more joyful connotation in present-day Georgia and is honored through numerous events each year. The “Miss Georgia Rose Scholarship Pageant” is organized in Columbus, the “Cherokee Rose Storyteller Festival” takes place in a small town east of Atlanta, and a Cherokee Rose scholarship is handed out by the state’s garden association in Athens.
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Georgia State Flower

Roses have played an important role in myth, history, and poetry from ancient times to the present. The rose is our national flower and the state flower of New York. The Oklahoma rose is a symbol of Oklahoma, and the wild prairie rose is the state flower of Iowa and North Dakota.
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Georgia State Flower

Although Resolution No. 42 indicates that the Cherokee rose is native (“indigenous to its soil”) to the State of Georgia, it is generally accepted that the flower was introduced in North America from China, via England, sometime in the mid to late 18th century.
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The Cherokee Rose is tender and needs to be grown only in warm sunny climates. The hermaphrodite Cherokee Rose is a naturalized flower in Georgia, Florida and Alabama, and also in southern Japan.
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Cherokee Rose Rosa laevigata In 1916, with the support of the Georgia Federation of Women’s Clubs, the Cherokee rose was named the state floral emblem. The name “Cherokee Rose” is a local designation derived from the Cherokee Indians who widely distributed the plant. The rose is excessively thorny and generously supplied with leaves of a vivid green. In color, it is waxy white with a large golden center. Blooming time is in the early spring, but favorable conditions will produce, in the fall of the year, a second flowering of this hardy plant.
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The Cherokee Rose is an evergreen climbing shrub that grows to heights of up to 20 feet. Its small flowers have white petals and yellow centers. They blossom for only brief periods of time in late March and early April, but occasionally Cherokee Rose plants produce a second round of blossoms. It grows well throughout the state and thrives in many conditions, including in drought. What’s more, the Rose is also linked to Georgia’s past.
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Quilting Flowers of the States by Sue Harvey – A lovely 12-inch flower block for each of the 50 states. Techniques used are piecing, appliqu
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The Cherokee Rose flower is also known as Snow-White Rose, Rosier Blanc de Neige, Rosa nivea.The Cherokee Rose flowers are 6-10 cm diameter, fragrant, with pure white petals and yellow stamens. Cherokee Rose flowers are followed by bright red and bristly hips (fruit), 2-4 cm in diameter. The Cherokee Rose petals are waxy white with what is sometimes described as a large golden center. Cherokee Rose flowers bloom in the early spring, but favorable conditions will produce the flowers in the fall of the year, a second flowering of this hardy plant. The Cherokee Rose flowers have a clove-like fragrance.

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