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Antique roses have captivated romantics for centuries with their fragrance and myriad forms, their names a frequent tribute to celebrities and fables of the past. In this adapted excerpt from Pink Ladies & Crimson Gents: Portraits and Legends of 50 Roses, Molly and Don Glentzer showcase a few of the blossoms that have flourished on Texas soil.
Dozens of roses—and not just yellow ones—have flourished in Texas for more than a century, planted by immigrants who cherished them as sentimental reminders of home. Here are a few of our favorites.
Married for 32 years, my parents both died of AIDS, and we, their children, may never know why.