General Knowledge Trivia Quiz

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Blue rose

In the Victorian-era language of flowers, a red rose means true love, a white rose innocence or purity. What does a blue rose mean?

A) Icy disregard
B) Mystery
C) Nothing — there is no blue rose
D) Naughtiness

Your answer — C) Nothing — there is no blue rose — was incorrect.

Blue roses do not occur in nature, but are made by dyeing white roses. Genetic engineers have made lilac or mauve roses, but the true blue color has not yet been achieved. Still, blue roses are popular in textiles and china designs.

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