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The national flower of Britain is..........

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Asked by Prakash, 14 Jul '10 09:37 am
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What are Britains national flowers?

The national flower of England is the rose. The flower has been adopted as Englands emblem since the time of the Wars of the Roses civil wars (1455-1485) between the royal house of Lancaster (whose emblem was a red rose) and the royal house of York (whose emblem was a white rose).

The Yorkist regime ended with the defeat of King Richard III by the future Henry VII at Bosworth on 22 August 1485, and the two roses were united into the Tudor rose (a red rose witha white centre) by Henry VII when he married Elizabeth of York.

The national flower of Northern Ireland is the shamrock, a three-leafed plant similar to clover which is said to have been used by St. Patrick to illustrate the doctrine of the Holy Trinity.

The Scottish national flower is the thistle, a prickly-leafed purple flower which was first used in the 15th century as a symbol of defence.

The three flowers rose, thistle and shamrock are often displayed beneath the shiel ...more
Answered by anantharaman, 14 Jul '10 10:09 am

 
  
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Rose
Answered by radika d, 14 Jul '10 12:28 pm

 
  
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Rose
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 14 Jul '10 10:16 am

 
  
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Britain doesnot have national flower.the national flower of england is the ROSE.
Answered by hena akhtar, 14 Jul '10 09:42 am

 
  
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