Now, being a florist it is unlikely that a big bunch of roses is winging its way to me this week. But if it was, what would I want in it? Well, I would be looking for something super special. I would want scented roses. To me a rose without scent is not quite right. It is the first thing we all do when we pick up roses - check for scent.
The first rose I picked was 'Mamy Blue', this is a fabulous rose with a colour reminiscent of the old French garden roses. Just glorious! It reminds me a little of the garden rose 'Rhapsody in Blue'.
I can see another rose, Rosa 'Real Rose', in a beautiful relaxed bouquet, maybe with blue clematis and garden foliage. Loose and flowing, perfect in an old vintage vase on the sideboard.Read More