Latest Rose Stories

2010-04-21 11:50:00

OAKLAND, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakland will be bursting with beautiful roses from the gardens of East Bay Rose Society members, along with donations from the city's Morcom Rose Garden, at a free show at the city's Lakeside Garden Center, 666 Bellevue, on May 16 from 1-5 p.m. Welcome spring in a delightful way! Come walk amid rooms full of sumptuous roses. "Celebrity Roses" is the theme for the show. Come find your favorite celeb's namesake rose, whether it's named after an...

2010-02-17 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- When Dianne Rose, D.D.S., and her partner, Anthony Paciello, D.M.D., inaugurated P&R Dental Strategies, Inc. over 20 years ago to provide third-party claim review services for national insurance companies, trade unions, self-administered corporations and other dental claims payers, they could not have imagined how far they would eventually be able to take the art of insurance claim review. "When we started," Dr. Rose says, "we were building upon the...

2010-02-08 15:38:00

Julia Roberts to receive recognition from Colombian flower growers LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8( )/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen thousand roses from Colombia will be part of the premiere activities for the movie, Valentine's Day, thanks to Asocolflores, the Association of Colombian Flower Exporters. Julia Roberts and her co-stars in the timely release by New Line Cinema productions, including Anne Hathaway, Jessica Biel, Jennifer Garner, Ashton Kutcher and Jamie Foxx, will each receive a...

2010-02-02 06:00:00

BURLINGAME, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- California Blooms (www.californiablooms.com), the premier internet retailer of fresh, boutique-grown roses from the central coast of California, has launched a new iPhone app - just in time for Valentine's Day! The CalBlooms App, currently available on the iTunes App Store for iPhone, iTouch and soon for the all new Apple iPad, allows customers to order the highest-quality, eco-friendly roses anytime and anywhere....

2009-09-29 09:30:00

BURLINGAME, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- California Blooms (www.californiablooms.com), the premier internet retailer of fresh boutique-grown roses from the central coast of California, will offer consumers a special pink bouquet throughout the month of October (Breast Cancer Awareness month). With the purchase of the 18-rose pink bouquet, a donation will be made to the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF), an organization dedicated to the fight against breast cancer. "We are...

2009-08-10 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Teleflora, the world's leading flower wire service offering only hand-arranged, hand-delivered floral arrangements, today announced its partnership with renowned artist Susan Winget, who frequently depicts nature and animals, drawing inspiration from her life on a farm in North Carolina. For Grandparents Day, Sunday, September 13, Teleflora honors familial ties with the release of a new line of arrangements featuring scenes of songbirds by the...

2009-06-22 05:00:00

Teleflora's Exquisite Flowers and MiGi Girls' Stylish Decor Make Unforgettable Bouquets to Welcome a Family's Newest Arrival LOS ANGELES, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Teleflora, the world's leading flower wire service offering only hand-arranged, hand-delivered floral arrangements, today announced its exclusive two-year partnership with MiGi(R), a design and lifestyle company known for embracing individual, affordable style. Designed by Teleflora and the trend-setting designers known as the...

2009-04-20 05:00:00

Administrative Professionals Week is April 20th - April 24th CARLE PLACE, N.Y., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The term secretary in the past was defined as "distinguished" or "set apart." The world's first secretaries were employed by royalty to manage private and confidential matters and were highly regarded.(i) Since 1952, National Secretaries Week has celebrated the tireless work of secretaries, assistants and receptionists. The occasion, now referred to as Administrative...

2009-04-15 09:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Here's some great news for local gardeners: horticulturists aren't letting the recession or drought stop them from growing America's most popular flower - the rose. In fact, just when Bay Area residents need rose-growing tips the most, the East Bay Rose Society is coming to the rescue by holding a free spring rose show in Oakland on May 3. "It'll be the perfect opportunity to drop by the Lakeside Garden Center, at 666 Bellevue Avenue, from 1-5 PM, to...

2009-02-18 09:50:16

Rose research shows best performers for low-maintenance gardens Roses have long been a favorite of gardeners, but they often require a lot of work to thrive. And the emphasis on organics has more home gardeners concerned about the environment and reluctant to use pesticides. W. A. Mackay of Texas A&M University led a study comparing several varieties of roses to determine which grow best with minimal care under certain conditions. The results were published in the American Society for...

Latest Rose Reference Libraries

2005-07-12 15:35:56

The Chinese hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, family Malvaceae) is an evergreen shrub indigenous to East Asia. Also known as China rose and Shoe flower, it is widely grown as an ornamental plant throughout the tropics and subtropics. The flowers are large, red, and firm, but lack any scent. Numerous cultivars, varieties, and hybrids have been created, with flower colors ranging from white through yellow and orange to scarlet and shades of pink, with both single and double sets of petals....

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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'