How Did the Confederate Rose Get It's Name?

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The name of the flower is from an event during the Civil War. As the story goes: A confederate soldier was wounded and fell onto a white rose. It took 2 days for him to die and over the course of the 2 days his blood fell on the flower and colored it completely red. When the last bloom was red he and the rose died. The Confederate rose opens white and over the course of 2 days it turn red to honor the Confederate soldier.
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