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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 66,102

    Can't get anywhere with that link Snoodle image

    This site has a similar search facility http://www.classicroses.co.uk/ 

    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • chickychicky SurreyPosts: 9,368

    Here's my Gertrude Jekyll, if that helps - certainly a strong scent (heavenlyimage)

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  • Just seen all these amazing replies. I'll come back to you on this as soon as I have a photo (foliage included). Please bear with me.

    Thank you to everybody!

    The Grateful Deadhead

  • Orchid LadyOrchid Lady Posts: 5,800

    If it's Gertrude Jekyll GDH then it is an amazing rose, I'm not an owner of one yet but hope to be soon, I hope your SIL is better soon.

  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 15,269

    Here is a page of pink roses from David Austin, so you see identifying, even with a photo, is difficult.  http://www.davidaustinroses.co.uk/american/searchlist.asp  Sorry, had a look and all the pink roses that were on that page have gone, don't know how to delete reply. 

    Dordogne and Norfolk
  • SupernoodleSupernoodle Posts: 954
    Typo in mine above. Should have been apuldramroses.co.uk.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 66,102

    I'll put it in as a link Snoodle http://www.apuldramroses.co.uk/ .  

    Not a nursery I know - interesting image

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  • SupernoodleSupernoodle Posts: 954
    Ta Dove. I see others have given on alternatives so superfluous anyway. But I thought I'd give the correction in case anyone interested. I bought 14 roses from there in the winter. All doing very well. I liked their search engine so may be of use to G Deadhead.
  • AirwavesAirwaves Posts: 82

    I have no catalogues handy, so please excuse any spelling mistakes I may make. One rose that came to mind was an older one Zepherine Druid. This can be grown as a climber or as a column, it too has a wonderful scent, and is bright pink.. Try to find a picture it may be of help.

  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 6,274

    Gertrude Jekyll - you wont be disappointed. A beautiful spicy and strong scent.

    This rose was chosen to make essential oil of roses in the UK.

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