Delbard (France 1950 - Present)

Delbard (France 1950 – Present)

Hugely commercially successful Delbard of France is a world pioneer in Apple, Rose and later Dahlia breeding. George Delbard introduced some superb varieties most noteworthy are his ‘Painters’ collections. These are named after famous painters, due to the fact their stripes look as if they are by an artist’s brush. Two fine striped examples are Henri Matisse and Rose des Cisterciens, both strikingly beautiful.