More from The New York Botanical Garden: The Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden
Treasures of New York explores the exquisite collection of The Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden at The New York Botanical Garden.
The Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden was inducted into the Rose Garden Hall of Fame in 2010.
At The Rose Garden there are 4,441 plants and 692 varieties of roses to see.
When renovations were made on the Rose Garden in 2006-2007 and the collection was redesigned based on Hybridization efforts. Since 2008, 99.4% of the collection has been replaced with disease resistant and sustainable plants.
In 2012, the garden was honored with the Award of Excellence by the World Federation of Rose Societies, recognizing it as one of the best rose gardens in the world.
The Rose Garden was originally designed and created in 1916, and was completed in 1988.
The Rose Garden is a total of 1.04 acres, with 83 different garden beds to enjoy.
The ‘Julia Child™’ Rose is a golden flower named after the famous chef, Julia Child.