Viraraghavan, Girija and Viru
Photo courtesy of mmanners
Rose author Listing last updated on 12 Dec 2017.
Girija and Viru, recipients of the 2006 Huntington ' Great Rosarians of the World' award, garden in S. India on a mountaintop. Viru is a breeder, working with 2 Indian species, R.clinophylla and R. gigantea , to create 'Evergreen' warm climate roses. Girija is researching the rose's history in India, and together they are endeavouring to put India on the rose map of the world.