Love your rose Collections on Valentine’s Day

We have 11 National Plant Collections of Rosa, spanning the UK from Edinburgh to Hampshire.  From old English roses to Scottish and Japanese roses, rambling, shrub and ancient Gallica roses – there’s a Collection to woo all lovers of the nation’s favourite flower.  Wherever you live, why not plan some visits to see them this summer?

Rosa 'Etoile de Holland'
Rosa ‘Etoile de Holland’

AYRSHIRE: Rosa rugosa

BERWICKSHIRE, SCOTLAND: Rosa (pre 1900 Gallica cvs.)

CIRENCESTER: Rosa (rambling)

OPEN DAY: 25 June 2-6pm

EDINBURGH: National Trust for Scotland, Malleny Garden, Rosa (19th century shrubs)

ESSEX/EAST LONDON: St Francis Hospice, Rosa – intro by Pemberton & Bentall 1912-1939

HAMPSHIRE: National Trust, Mottisfont Abbey, Rosa (pre 1900 shrub roses)

LANCASHIRE: Rosa – hybrid musk intro by Pemberton & Bentall 1912-1939

OPEN WEEKEND 24-25 June 1-5pm

NORWICH: Rosa – Peter Beales Old Rose Collection

OPEN WEEKEND: 17-18 June (17 June 10am-6pm, 18 June 10am-5pm)

SHREWSBURY: Peter Boyd, Rosa spinosissima (syn. R. pimpinellifolia) Scots Roses & hybrids.

ST ALBANS: The Royal National Rose Society, Rosa spp. & cvs.

WOLVERHAMPTON: Rosa (English roses bred by David Austin)