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Antique Rose Emporium

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Address: Independence, TX
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+1 409-836-5548
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A wonderful store for buying roses

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So beautiful and relaxing just to stroll through the gardens. Even if you aren't wanting to buy a plant (you will be by the time you leave though) it is a pleasant half hour to... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2012
DtheDawg
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Texas
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

So beautiful and relaxing just to stroll through the gardens. Even if you aren't wanting to buy a plant (you will be by the time you leave though) it is a pleasant half hour to hour just walking around.

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College Station, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2012

So beautiful. I didn't know there were so many kinds of roses that would grow in Central Texas. The grounds are laid out for a lovely stroll; I got awesome photos that I still enjoy today. This is a great weekend afternoon outing.

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Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2012

The emporium has just about every variety of rose known to mankind plus lots of other interesting plants for sale. The grounds are beautiful. After strolling and buying at the nursery it is fun to eat at the Brenham airport diner.

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Thank casitica
Chappell Hill, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed June 15, 2012

Wonderful informative employees, and beautiful flower gardens. If you're visiting the area it is a great place to stop and tour...at no cost whatsoever!

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Thank Edward201125
Bellville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed May 27, 2012

They have every rose you can imagine, geat place to go get lost in looking at all the varieties.

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Thank Juliet M
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed May 7, 2012

We were from Houston and visited here in March. The three of us ladies enjoyed all of the plants besides all of the roses. Lots of neat gift items too!

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Spring, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed March 28, 2012

Had not been to the Emporium in about 15 years. My.......it has quadrupled and is quite interesting and beautiful to say the least. There are several types of plants to choose from as well as the wonderful rose selections. There are also gift houses with unusual finds. Everything is displayed in a terrific way. Helpful people there to guide you... More 

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Thank Bloom77373
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed March 27, 2012

The Antique Rose Emporium is first a nursery specializing in roses. But it is also a wonderful garden, full of great ideas. There are lots of little garden "rooms", making it fun to wander around and fantasize about how great your own garden would be if you just had the space, the time, the money, and the staff. Looks like... More 

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Thank amyemilia
Texas
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Reviewed March 25, 2012

Many of these pioneer roses were found at old cemeteries or alongside country roads. Don't want to sound like an ad for the emporium but seeing Old Blush reminded me of my great, grandmother's garden.. So many roses that you can purchase. Just remember it can be very hot out there.

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La Grange, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 23, 2012

Loved the setting for the roses. Spend the morning and pick out plants to take home and create your own garden.

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