Tag Archives: Mottisfont

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 … Continue reading

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Prize Day

The RHS Awards Ceremony held yesterday in the Lindley Hall rewarded several horticulturists associated with Plant Heritage.  James Alexander Sinclair, almost unrecognisable without his hat, compered with great aplomb and humour.  Here he stumbles over the word Rhodohypoxis and asks for … Continue reading

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Swimming in roses

Mottisfont, with its National Collection of roses, is an easy run from Joan Taylor’s garden in Romsey.  After the cold spring the roses are just coming into their prime, a couple of weeks late, and should be at their best … Continue reading

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