Castle Howard Rose Garden
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Public rose garden Listing last updated on 23 Jan 2019.
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[From A Heritage of Roses
, by Hazel Le Rougetel, p. 136:] Castle Howard Rose Garden, near York, where Jim Russell, who [as was Graham Stuart Thomas
] had also been associated with Sunningdale nursery, has amassed a comprehensive collection. This was originally conceived as a tribute to the memory of Lady Cecilia Howard and was completed in 1978... wide borders of old roses, including a particularly lovely one of Albas, are well planted with foliage plants and succeeding flowerers -- phlox, for example...