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SammymummySammymummy SurreyPosts: 198

Hi

I know it may be a tough question knowing there are thousands of roses in the world, but I'd really like to know the name of this rose in my neighbour's garden so that I could buy one for myself. The owner didn't plant it so has no idea. It's about 8 ft tall and has lovely smell. Any idea?

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  • iceice Posts: 332

    No idea but if you get on with them ask if you could take cuttings

  • SammymummySammymummy SurreyPosts: 198

    Thanks Ice, I may do that.

  • wakeshinewakeshine Posts: 967

    If you send photos to Peter Beales Roses they might be able to identify it for you. They identified from photos loads of my roses which old owners planted. I was amazed at their skill in identifying.

  • Flora rosaFlora rosa Posts: 262

    what a beautiful colour - send a cutting this way too please image

  • SammymummySammymummy SurreyPosts: 198

    Good idea, wakeshine! I'll try that and post their answer.

  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 20,545
    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • SammymummySammymummy SurreyPosts: 198

    Hi pansyface, thank you for the link. That IS a beautiful rose too, but I don't think that's what my neighbour's got. I've just emailed Peter Beales Roses but was unable to attach the photos. I'll see if they email me back.

  • SammymummySammymummy SurreyPosts: 198

    Thank you Mike. I know there are literally thousands of variety and agree it will be extremely difficult to identify any rose by photos only.

  • wakeshinewakeshine Posts: 967

    Peter Beales won't be able to identify it for you if you dont attach the photos! I agree it's difficult, but not that difficult for Rosarians. I was really impressed - they have been spot on with mine. I compared my photos with the ones in their catalogue and online and they were 100% right with all the roses they identified for me.

  • SammymummySammymummy SurreyPosts: 198

    Hi wakeshine, Peter Beales responded very quickly and I sent them some photos. So watch this space!

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