Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Mier Y Teran

Pioneer Rose Mier Y Teran a beautiful upright bush with large full roses. Lush light pink with a blush of yellow in the center.

Named for General Manuel Mier y Teran who was said to be "one of the outstanding intellects of Mexico; few men in that country in 1827 possessed the vast knowledge necessary for conducting a scientific expedition of the character contemplated… made him the best fitted man in the republic for the task before him." Read more about the part he played in Texas history here.

Smelling the Roses