27 May 2015

A Sir Walter Scott Rose

Shropshire successes at Chelsea Flower Show
Two Shropshire nurseries are celebrating success at this year's Chelsea Flower Show.
David Austin Roses, based in Albrighton, has been awarded a gold medal for its Rose Garden exhibit. It takes the nursery's total to nineteen gold medals at the prestigious show.
Also celebrating are Wildegoose Nursery, from Munslow, near Craven Arms, which has won a silver-gilt medal for its violas.
David Austin Roses has unveiled new varieties of roses at this week’s national event in London. The new varieties are Desdemona, a white rose with an exceptionally long flowering season and The Ancient Mariner, a floriferous rose larger than the average shrub. ..
....The Sir Walter Scott...
which is a different character from the general run of English roses due to its Scottish rose heritage, was also unveiled at Chelsea....
...can't wait to smell it....