‘Downton Abbey’ characters inspire garden roses

If you aren’t ready to let go of “Downton Abbey,” which concludes its sixth and final season March 6, you could add a bit of the manor’s English garden to your own back yard.

When selecting varieties for the collection, Weeks looked for “outstanding roses that reflected the strength and personality of the characters in the show,” Christian B├ędard, the company’s research director, said in a statement.

A medium-tall grandiflora with golden petals that blush pink, with a glowing bronze reverse, it has a fruity fragrance with notes of apples and grapefruit. …read more

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