Roses have symbolized love, friendship and beauty—across cultures and throughout time. It was not until the 1940s, however, that roses became so closely associated with Valentine’s Day.



Roses have symbolized love, friendship and beauty—across cultures and throughout time. It was not until the 1940s, however, that roses became so closely associated with Valentine’s Day.
Today, roses are the most requested flowers to send for this special holiday. More than 100 million roses in more than a thousand different varieties are sold each year on Feb. 14.
Whether one’s taste leans to the subtle, the flamboyant or the delicate, there is a rose to please. Red...

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