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La Vie en Rose
(Jun 1999)  Page(s) 101.  
 
Rosa gallica officinalis One of the roses Josephine grew at Malmaison and that is still available today...
(Jun 1999)  Page(s) 101.  Includes photo(s).
 
Redouté's version
(Jun 1999)  Page(s) 103.  Includes photo(s).
 
Rosa indica One of the roses Josephine grew at Malmaison and that is still available today...Until its introduction from China and northern India, Western gardens never had a rose capable of blooming from month to month. R. indica caught the eye of Joséphine's gardeners, who began to cultivate new hybrids... the China rose... Rediscovered in Bermuda in the 1950s, R. indica is now called 'Belfield', after the estate where it was found...
[Image is Redoute's version]
(Jun 1999)  Page(s) 98.  Includes photo(s).
 
Page 98: [Illustration from Redoute] Rosa centifolia One of the roses Josephine grew at Malmaison and that is still available today...
(Jun 1999)  Page(s) 99.  Includes photo(s).
 
Rosa eglanteria Redouté & Thory One of the roses Josephine grew at Malmaison and that is still available today... Redouté's R. eglanteria is today known as R. foetida, or 'Austrian Yellow'... Scientists have proven that R. foetida is most susceptible to foliage disease and might even be the genetic source for black spot in other roses... 'Austrian Yellow' was popular in Colonial New England, where it's now often found near abandoned cellar holes...
(Jun 1999)  Page(s) 100.  
 
Rosa moschata flore semi-plena One of the roses Josephine grew at Malmaison and that is still available today... The musk rose, first illustrated in a 16th-century herbal, is one of the oldest cultivated roses. More recently thought to be extinct, this ancient species has been rediscovered in American Civil Was cemeteries and old homesteads in the southeastern United States...
(Jun 1999)  Page(s) 102.  Includes photo(s).
 
Rosa multiflora platyphylla One of the roses Josephine grew at Malmaison and that is still available today... Paris nurseryman Louis Noisette ordered the seeds for this climber from Japan in hopes of impressing the empress with its massive clusters of purple-pink. Alas, Joséphine died in 1814, five years before it bloomed...
(Jun 1999)  Page(s) 104.  Includes photo(s).
 
Rosa damascena variegata one of the roses grown in Joséphine's garden at Malmaison... the York and Lancaster rose is one of the most fragrant varieties...
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