Rosa Laevigata: National Flower of Georgia

Georgia is a country with quite a complex geography. Caucasus region of Eurasia is where this country is located. Georgia has a population of about 3.72 million as per the census of 2016. The system of government in the country is democracy and it is a semi-presidential republic. Before the complete democracy, the history of Georgia is full of Monarchs and some of the top kingdoms were of Colchis and Iberia. Since the 4th century, the adopted religion in the state is Christianity and that is mainly due to the influence of the Christian Kings. During the reign of King David IV and Queen Tamar, this country was one of the top ones in terms of economics and politics. The National Flower of Georgia is Rosa Laevigata, the Cherokee rose, which has a white color and a flower with beautiful fragrance. Let us tell you more about it.

Rosa laevigata: The National Flower of Georgia -Introduction and Importance:

Rosa Laevigata or the Cherokee rose is a white flower which grows mostly in Georgia, Taiwan, and China. It a beautiful flower with white color and a fragrance used to make many of the top perfumes in the world. The leaves of the the Cherokee rose are about 3-10 cm long. Each leaf of the tree has 5 or more leaflets and their color is usually green. As for the height of the tree, this flower grows at the height of 5-10 feet of its tree and presents quite a beautiful scenery.

The English name of the flower was not given until it reached United States around the year 1780 and this is when it first got its English name. One of the associations of the flower is the trail of tears which is symbolized in many places including an American drama series being shot in Georgia called The Walking Dead. So, this was some important information of the national flower of Georgia called the Cherokee rose or Rosa Laevigata. To get more of such useful info on national symbols and flowers of various states, keep visiting Helo National.

Updated: May 30, 2017 — 10:36 pm

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