The Quiz: Which flower is the symbol of Yorkshire?
A A red tulip
B A white rose
C A pink carnation
The White Rose of York was adopted in the 14th century as the House of York’s heraldic badge. The red rose is the heraldic badge of the House of Lancaster. The 15th century battles between the two royal houses over the English throne were known as the Wars of the Roses.These days the white rose is used more broadly as a symbol of the county.
The correct answer to this quiz is A white rose.