'Agatha Fatima' rose References
Article (newsletter) (1996) Page(s) 45.
Descemet was another great rose grower of the Empire period. His nursery was at St-Denis near Paris. In 1815 his nurseries were destroyed during the war and at that time he had imported or bred more than a hundred Gallicas -- in fact 109 are known. Only 15 of these remain -- this is one of them.
Book (1993) Page(s) 21. Includes photo(s).
Agathe Fatima Gallica. Known since 1820.
Photographed at Malmaison near Paris with a reconstruction of Josephine's summer-house in the background.