Holland Park is a public park in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, in west London. It has a reputation as an affluent and fashionable area, partially due to the neighbourhood and partially due to a variety of landscape designs used within the park. The park is best known for Kyoto Garden and has 3 distinct parts: semi-wild woodland, garden areas, and the sports ground. But it’s true gemstone is its small rose garden.
Pink Rose Carmeline features a stunning blend of pink petals that will leave you breathless but after you smell it you will definitely fell in love with it. A ruffled, bubbly pink center eye delicately fades to a creamier pink that will make this rose the absolute perfect accent flower for your arrangement! These lovely blooms have an incredibly high petal count and a whirly, swirly center. What is not to like here.
If you’re looking for a statement rose with a mountainous dose of glamour, the Caramel Antike rose is a stellar choice. Its mix of yellow and apricot colours is the epitome of elegance, with light vanilla edges making way to darker center. Grown in Colombia, these blooms have a giant, full-petalled cups. They feature a slight to medium fragrance and are the perfect garden rose for a romantic wedding bouquet or arrangement.
There is something a little special about piano roses – unusual shape of their blooms. All piano roses have pompon like buds which later on develop into big lush cupped blooms. The deeply cupped flowers of the rose are usually accompanied by side shoots that normally have smaller buds on them. Such unusual structure and its bright pink colour make Pink Piano Rose a great addition to any bouquet as it brings its old garden rose charm as well as adds more volume than a standard single-head rose.
Rose Baronesse is a variety of classic Old Rose that outshines most bright pink roses with its beauty. What makes this variety extra special is that unlike conventional pink cut roses, Baronesses large blooms open virtually flat when fully open and form extremely blousy blooms that exude the natural character and charm of old garden roses.
Quicksand roses are one of the most thought after bridal blooms. Each of these beautiful flowers features an elegant light beige colour that looks especially stunning when paired with dusty greenery. This rose is the perfect choice for a rustic look as it will add a pop of lush florals without over the top effect, so other blooms will still be noticeable. If you are on the look for an elegant rose look no further.
You know our coffee obsession has gone too far when even roses are named like Starbucks drinks. Meet Rose Cafe latte; a very unusual rose with a unique ethereal colour of copper bronze, opening fully with a light vanilla scent.
Rose classification can be quite puzzling at a time when there are over a hundred species and thousands of cultivars, created by crossing species of roses. So it is quite common to see a rose being mislabeled, especially old garden roses. Read on to learn all about old garden roses classification and their history. So if someone asks you about antique roses you’ll know what to say.
Pink is the colour we most associate with roses. A classic symbol of grace and elegance, the pink rose is often presented as a token of admiration and appreciation. Whatever is the message you can convey it with pink roses as there are so many shades of pink. Pink tones range from softest blush pink to pure rose pink, right through to bright magenta pink. Indeed, there is no other colour among roses that offers the possibility of so much variation and so a pink rose bouquet will create a bright spot in a special someone’s day. If you want to show gentleness and admiration then O’Hara and Avalanche are your perfect roses.
Just this year David Austin launched 3 roses named after people, so it would not come as a big surprise that there are many roses named after famous people. If you are deciding which varieties of roses to plant in your garden, you can choose ones named after your favourite celebrities or American presidents.