Public rose garden Listing last updated on 19 Oct 2017.
[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...