The white rose symbolized England's House of York. It's also known as a sign of purity and is a favorite at weddings.
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What important role did the Empress Josephine have in the history of rose culture? Before you hand over a bouquet of roses to your loved one this Valentine's Day, let Murph fill you in on the fun details, plus the particular needs of this most popular of flowers.