Princess Grace of Monaco Rose Garden
Re-opening of the Princess Grace of Monaco Rose Garden Refurbished and Enlarged with the Support of Piaget in the presence of LL.AA.SS the Prince and the Princess de Monaco, of S.A.R. the Princess de Hanovre, of Mister Piaget and Mister Philippe Léopold Metzger
This love and admiration for the rose is shared by both Mr Piaget and the late Princess Grace of Monaco, a muse herself to many fashion designers and artists. As an international style icon, the princess is still admired today for her heavenly beauty, and her legendary elegance. Author of "My Book of Flowers" published in 1980 and founder of the Garden Club of Monaco, she was a passionate gardener recognized during her lifetime for her outstanding expertise in horticulture. Like Mr Piaget, her passion for flowers, and the rose in particular was celebrated in 1956, when a sublime tea rose, feminine and delicate with its silvery pink colour and subtle fragrance, was named "Grace of Monaco" by horticulturist Meilland in honour of her marriage to Prince Rainier III.
Charlène de Monaco and Yves Piaget