See roses inspired by and named for celebrities, from Old Hollywood legends like Cary Grant and Marilyn Monroe to modern greats as far-reaching as Dolly Parton, Victoria Azarenka, Barbra Streisand and Amy Grant, and consider adding a little glitz, glam and name recognition to your own garden.
With buxom blooms, peachy complexion, blonde tips and light
citrus scent, there couldn’t be a more perfect way to embody the legend of Marilyn
Monroe in botanical form than ‘Marilyn Monroe’ rose. The rounded plants stand
tall and produce large blooms that are great for cutting and putting on
display. If a rose can have sex appeal, this is the one. Tour a Hollywood home whose list of former famous tenants includes Marilyn Monroe.
By Kelly Smith Trimble
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