Danville's Flower Available For Purchase
Danville, VA -- You can now have a piece of Danville's history in your own yard. The city flower, the Lady Astor rose, is now on sale.
We've told you about how the rose was brought here years ago by Lady Astor of Langhorne House. The package is being sold for $100 for 3 one gallon size rose bushes. They have sold nearly 20 pre-order packages so far.
You also get a certificate of authenticity and a book about the history of the rose with your order. Langhorne House President, Patricia Maurakis, wrote the book years ago.
"This is very special because this is a very historic book and so when you get one of the roses you are going to get a piece of history," said Maurakis.They will deliver the flowers at the end of this month if you order them.
You can buy them by calling Chris Moore at (434) 710-6579.