Rosa Generosa group recently bred by Guillot, France.
aka Belle Dijonnaise, Charles Bonnet,
Ingegnoli Prediletta, Mme Gustave Bonnet
Old bourbon rose, small climber suited to pillar or archway.
Bred in France released in 1868.
Pierre de Ronsard
aka Eden, Eden Rose 88 & Grimpant Pierre de Ronsard.
This rose trailed across a veranda at another rose garden
up the road a few ks from the heritage place.
Its not an olde world rose bred only recently in 1987
by the Meilland group, France.
Seen here bathing a shed with apricot-golden blooms.
This is an old noisette bred in France & released in 1904
La Belle Sultane
aka Gallica Maheca, Violacea
A tall arching shrub with long canes covered in red bristles.
The flowers are followed by red hips
York & Lancaster
aka Rosa damascena versicolor, Versicolor, York et Lancastre
A lanky lax-growing shrub of branching habit
Armed with sharp hooked thorns.
Of historical interest.
Arched walkway of Souv. d.l. Malmaison
A fantastic sight & wonderfully fragrant!
Souvenir de la Malmaison
A close-up of the rose thats featured
on the archway walk.
The most famous and possibly the most beautiful of the Bourbon roses,
was named for Empress Josephine's famous home in Paris.