The classic romantic shoujo manga “Rose of Versailles” by Riyoko Ikeda is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. To commemorate the event, a special species of roses has been created by the French breeders from Meilland International SA.
According to the producers, the flower’s glamour and depth of the red colour are the perfect example of the atmosphere of the sotry in Rose of Versailles. This rose’s large flowers and intense crimson shade are easily the ideal depiction of what lies within the walls of a queen’s palace.
The flower’s specifications:
Name: La Rose de Versailles
Country of Production: France
Production year: 2012
Flower colour: Crimson
Number of petals: 28-32
Flower size: 13-14cm
Plant high: 1.6m
Here are additional photos of the roses. Click them to enlarge.
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