Quantcast
Last updated on April 17, 2014 at 21:23 EDT

Latest Roses Stories

2013-12-23 16:20:07

- Measures an unprecedented 274 feet in length, a Rose Parade float record TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda will lead the 125(th) annual Tournament of Roses Parade with the "Keeping Dreams on Track" historic-meets-futuristic train-themed float, powered by a specially-configured Honda hybrid engine. The premier float of the 2014 Rose Parade will measure an unprecedented 274 feet in length, and is set to break the record as the longest Rose Parade float,...

2013-12-03 12:26:32

A New Fundraising Campaign to Support Employment Programs for Adults with Autism GUILFORD, Conn., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Roses for Autism has announced the launch of Rose-A-Thon, a new fundraising campaign that seeks to raise $100,000 to support career training programs for adults on the autism spectrum. Based in Guilford, Connecticut, Roses for Autism - a subsidiary of Ability Beyond - is a non-profit social enterprise that fosters the thoughtful transition of individuals...

2013-03-24 23:01:01

The new series of 100% pure steam-distilled USDA Organic rare flower waters and massage oils marry tradition with modern plant research to provide innovative consumer choices in the Organic Skin Care field. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2013 At the 2013 Natural Products Expo West, Alteya Organics, a beauty company with its own organic rose farm in the heart of the Bulgarian Rose Valley, announced the launch of its award-winning pure USDA Organic Bulgarian Flower Waters at Whole Foods...

2012-10-23 11:26:25

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr.Hauschka Skin Care is proud to announce their support of the Terra PLC Damask Rose Farm, a new fair trade initiative in Ethiopia. Dr.Hauschka Skin Care manufacturer WALA Heilmittel is helping to create a self-reliant and economically sustainable community by establishing a biodynamic resource for Damask rose essential oil, a key ingredient in the Dr.Hauschka range. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121023/NY98241) Seven years ago,...

2012-10-04 02:29:22

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tournament of Roses and Miracle-Gro announced today a new multi-year relationship that designates Miracle-Gro as the "Official Rose and Flower Care Partner". The relationship encompasses sponsorship, licensing, and "Miracle-Gro Gardens" in community parks and garden refurbishments. Miracle-Gro will be the Presenting Sponsor of the Post Parade: A Showcase of the Floats. "We are very happy to welcome Miracle-Gro into this new relationship with...

2012-04-25 10:21:26

PASADENA, Calif., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® revealed today that Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, will serve as the Grand Marshal of the 2013 Tournament of Roses festivities. On New Year's Day, in front of a world television audience, Dr. Goodall will ride in the 124th Rose Parade® presented by Honda and themed "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" She will then toss the coin before the 99th Rose Bowl...

2012-02-22 13:50:00

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® announced today that William B. Flinn will assume the role of executive director, effective March 1, 2012. Flinn has been serving as both interim executive director and chief operating officer since September 2011. As executive director, Flinn will be administratively responsible for leading the professional staff and supporting the association's leadership and the 935 volunteers in planning and staging the...

2011-11-01 15:15:00

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® revealed today that J.R. Martinez, retired soldier, actor and spokesman, will serve as the Grand Marshal of the 2012 Tournament of Roses festivities. Themed Just Imagine..., the 2012 Rose Parade® presented by Honda celebrates the power of imagination, inspiration and determination to encourage people to reach higher and try harder. (Photo:...

2011-10-27 18:08:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® crowned the 94th Rose Queen, Drew Washington, today in an official coronation ceremony presented by Citizens Business Bank at the Pasadena Convention Center. The event was supported by Royal Court sponsors Macy(*)s and Mikimoto. Queen Drew was officially crowned by the 2012 Tournament of Roses President Richard Jackson. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111027/LA95503) "Queen...

2011-10-18 14:32:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pasadena Tournament of Roses named Drew Helen Washington as the 94th Rose Queen today. This announcement concludes a month-long process that began with approximately 1,000 Pasadena-area young women who participated in the Tournament of Roses Royal Court tryouts. Queen Drew was selected from the recently appointed seven-member Royal Court. The Rose Queen and Royal Court will reign over the 2012 Tournament of Roses festivities,...


Latest Roses Reference Libraries

Blue Rose
2013-10-02 08:33:40

A Blue Rose is a flower of the genus Rosa belonging to the family Rosaceae that presents blue to violet pigmentation instead of the more common white, red, or yellow coloration. Blue roses are frequently portrayed in literature and art as a symbol of love and prosperity to those who seek it, but don’t exist in nature as a result of genetic limitations. In 2004, researchers utilized genetic modification to produce roses that contain the blue pigment delphinidin. After 13 years of...

More Articles (1 articles) »