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Public rose garden   Listing last updated on 19 Jul 2018.
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[From A Book of Gardening: Ideas, Methods, Design, by Penelope Hobhouse, p. 111: Planting includes] the pink 'Else Poulsen' and the scarlet 'Kirsten Poulsen', original Floribundas dating from 1924... [p. 214:] at the bottom of the dry moat and well sheltered from cold winds, plants are grown against the east wall of the early-seventeenth-century house... The tender 'Cooper's Burma' rose, a cultivar of the Cherokee rose (Rosa laevigata) with white single flowers thrives here, and its success perhaps reflects the dry climate with plenty of hot sun in summer, which ripens the wood...
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