HISTORY OF THE ROSE
THE FORERUNNERS
The first arch of the fresco in tribute to the 19th century rose growers illustrates the crucial influence of Lyon's botanists in the 18th century and of Josephine de Beauharnais, in the development of the first rose creators.

Fresco in tribute to the 19th century rose growers


Some pictures illustrating this period

Jean-Baptiste GUILLOT Father
Jean-Baptiste GUILLOT Father
François LACHARME
François LACHARME
Impératrice Joséphine
Impératrice Joséphine
Jacques PLANTIER
Jacques PLANTIER

Other rose growers not represented:

Some famous roses from this period

'Madame Plantier'
Rose 'Madame Plantier'
'Gloire des Rosomanes'
Rose 'Gloire des Rosomanes'
'Ardoisée de Lyon'
Rose 'Ardoisée de Lyon'
'Boule de Neige'
Rose 'Boule de Neige'

'Triomphe de la Duchère'
Rose 'Triomphe de la Duchère'
'Coquette des Blanches'
Rose 'Coquette des Blanches'
'Triomphe de la Guillotière'
Rose 'Triomphe de la Guillotière'
'Baron J.B. Gonella'
Rose 'Baron J.B. Gonella'

'Souvenir de la Malmaison'
Rose 'Souvenir de la Malmaison'
'Salet'
Rose 'Salet'
'Victor Verdier'
Rose 'Victor Verdier'
'Géant des Batailles'
Rose 'Géant des Batailles'