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My favourite roses are always those that have the romantic blooms of the old-fashioned roses of yesteryear.  The original varieties however often do not posess the repeat flowering properties of the modern roses, or their disease resistance.  Thankfully new breeding ensures we can have these gorgeous blooms with the garden performance we need from our[…]

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Whether Rose Black Baccara reminds you of the finest romance, or whether it puts you in mind of the darkest voodoo witchcraft, it is undoubtedly a stunning addition to the garden.  The sumptuous blooms just exude quality and exclusivity. It is the darkest most brooding of all roses I am aware of. It is also[…]

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U.K rose growers and breeders Dickson Roses have really come up trumps with this delightful Floribunda rose, which has been given the prestigious title of Rose Of The Year 2022 by Roses U.K.  To receive this award, a rose really needs to be outstanding to beat the competition.  Any rose that receives this award is[…]

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Rosa ‘Queen Elizabeth II’ has been produced to commemorate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. This stunning and exceptional plant has been officially selected by Her Majesty. Below are some of the benefits of this beautiful new variety. Grown by a U.K nursery. Gorgeous, large dusky pink blooms. Makes a perfect gift. Particularly fragrant flowers. Suited to[…]

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Famous rose breeders Meilland have really come up trumps this time with a truly innovative creation.  Rose Zepeti is the kind of plant that is a workaholic to earn it’s place in our gardens, with it’s vivid red semi-double blooms. Below are some of the reasons why I think it deserves a spot in your[…]

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Most roses are grown for their stunning blooms, and believe me these Incredible Roses possess beauty in spades full.  However there is a lot more to this series of roses than meets the eye, it is what meets the taste buds that is of additional interest here. On top of their beauty, each variety in[…]

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White flowers add brightness to the dingiest of corners.  Whole borders and even gardens have been based around white flowers against a foliage background of green or grey.  The most famous perhaps is the White Garden created by Vita Sackville-West at her home, Sissinghurst Castle in the Weald of Kent in England. In this part[…]

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It gives me great pleasure to be able to market the latest and most extraordinary breeding from some of the world’s greatest experts, and these varieties are no exception. Growing plants for cut flowers has become all the rage in recent years with perfect examples in gardens such as Sarah Raven’s Perch Hill.  Roses of[…]

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Introduced by the world renowned Danish breeder Poulsen, these stunning varieties have all the benefits of modern breeding alongside the delightful appearance of the romantic, traditional flower forms of times gone by. Below are some of the reasons why this astonishing range of plants undoubtedly deserve a place in our gardens. Large, colourful old rose[…]

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