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Meet Frida Kahlo (the rose) at annual auction

Frida Kahlo, named for the famous Mexican artist, is a new floribunda introduced by Weeks Roses. It will be among the new varieties for sale at the annual Sacramento Rose Society auction Feb. 8.
Frida Kahlo, named for the famous Mexican artist, is a new floribunda introduced by Weeks Roses. It will be among the new varieties for sale at the annual Sacramento Rose Society auction Feb. 8.

Sacramento rose auction

Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento

When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8

Admission: Free

Details: www.sactorose.org

Thinking of planting some new roses? The Sacramento Rose Society hosts this annual fundraiser featuring new rose varieties as well as some rare oldies donated by local rose expert Baldo Villegas. Among the new introductions is the colorful floribunda Frida Kahlo, named for the famous Mexican artist. Public welcome; cash or check only.

Debbie Arrington

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