Commandant Beaurepaire

An old rose (Bourbons) with large double, fragrant light-pink¬†flowers striped and flecked¬†with deep-pink, purple and scarlet. This Bourbon rose is named for Nicholas Joseph Beaurepaire, a retired colonel in the French army who, after the Revolution and on the invasion of France by Prussia and Austria, was called to defend the town of Verdun withContinue reading “Commandant Beaurepaire”