Those looking for a garden rose with a wow factor need not look any further than the Augusta Louise rose. Her play of colours and a fruity fragrance make for a wonderful combination. What’s more this hardy rose lasts longer in bouquets and is easy to grow. Let’s have a closer look at this fascinating cabbage rose.
Peonies and garden roses are both gorgeous flowers, though when it comes to decoration and flower arrangement it can be hard to choose between them. But don’t worry! The peony pink rose variety has made this debate obsolete, the breed combines the best aspects of the two flowers, the peony’s high petal count and the large size of the rose, the result is a dense, soft peony-like look.
People may argue about the main highlight of the Hampton Court flower show 2016. Some may say that it is a butterfly house others may point out to their favourite garden, but for me, it was Roses Marquee and roses throughout the show. And judging by what was in people’s trolleys I am not the only one.
In the last couple of years fresh cut garden roses have become a big sensation in the world of blogging, flower and wedding magazines and floral news. And since then have become a must have in luxury wedding bouquets and popular Instagram feeds such that today it may feel like they are everywhere. Now it is hard to imagine that this fantastic rose has almost disappeared from the world. And was only recently brought back to floristry by breeder David Austin.