Photo by Heidi Wirth

Photos by Heidi Wirth

Julia Child, Pope John Paul II and Miranda Lambert have all got something in common…

Saturday marked the 26th annual Maplewood Rose Celebration, and with more than 270 varieties of roses in Maplewood Park, it’s no surprise the names of some are a nod to famous personalities and, in the case of John Paul II, the saintly.

More than a thousand people made their way to the park this weekend, said Maplewood neighborhood liaison Cindy Kaleh. Visitors had the chance to walk through the garden and see the 3,500-plus rose bushes in full bloom.

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