Carruth, Tom
November 2010
American Rose;Nov/Dec2010 Annual, p25
The article discusses the history of the practice of reblooming roses. According to the author, reblooming roses became popular due to the efforts of Empress Josephine of France, wife of Napoleon Bonaparte. Josephine collected all the then-known roses in the world and placed them in her garden in Chateau Malmaison. The author invites artists, botanists, and scientist which helped draw attention to roses and their systematic breeding.


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