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Named for the BBC radio series, The Archers.

Ambridge Rose 
David Austin | 1990 

Bred and introduced in 1982, Bonica has set the global benchmark for small shrub landscape roses with its exuberant flowering from spring to mid-winter. On the world stage, Bonica was inducted into the World Federation of Rose Societies’ Rose Hall of Fame in 2003. 

Shrub | 1982 

Named after the daughter of a Swiss rosarian Ulrich Brunner and frequently referred to as ‘The Sweetheart Rose’. 

Cecile Brunner 
China | 1881 

Named after Eglantyne Jebb, from Shropshire, who founded the Save the Children fund. 

David Austin | 1994 

Gruss an Aachen has been in constant production since it was introduced in Germany in 1909. Some experts regard this rose as “an early precursor of the popular David Austin English roses” 

Gruss an Aachen 
Floribunda | 1909 

Named in honour of General Jean Maximilien Lamarque, a French General (1770-1832).  Following the revolution, his death was the catalyst for the Parisian June Rebellion of 1832 which provided the background for events depicted in Victor Hugo’s novel, “Les Miserables”. 

Noisette | 1830 
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Included on the ‘What Not to Grow’ hit-list in 1921! The stems are almost always smooth with strong sharp prickles under some of the leaves. 

Mrs Dudley Cross 
Tea | 1907 
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Also known as ‘Lady Banks’ Rose’ and ‘Yellow Banksia Rose’, it is native to central and western China. It was inducted into the World Federation of Rose Societies’ Old Rose Hall of Fame in 2018. 

R. banksiae lutea 
Species | 1825 

Ralph Moore, famous for his mini roses, named this rose after his daughter’s childhood friend who passed away from serious illness. 

Climbing | 1954 

This rose has captured many hearts in most rose growing countries, and received numerous awards in rose trials and as a show rose throughout the world. 

Floribunda | 1988 

Described in the year of it’s release as a suberb flower having charm and a perfect form. 

Souvenir d’un Ami 
Tea | 1846 

The Reverend Joseph Pemberton used 'Trier' as the foundation for the Hybrid Musk roses. 

Rambler | 1904 
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Bred by Ducher in France in 1872. 

Anna Olivier 
Tea | 1872 
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Produced by Boerner, a USA breeder in 1967. 

Bridal Pink 
Floribunda | 1967 
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Widely known in Australian gardens as Countess Bertha and is considered one of the great survivors.  

Comtesse de Labarthe 
Tea | 1857 

Winner of multiple awards around the world and inducted into the World Federation of Rose Societies’ Rose Hall of Fame in 2006. 

Hybrid Tea | 1983 

Details to come...

Tea | 1927 

Inducted into the World Federation of Rose Societies’ Old Rose Hall of Fame in 2003. 

Mme Alfred Carriere 
Noisette | 1879 

While the breeder is unknown, this rose was probably introduced to horticulture in 1934 by a Swiss Botanist who obtained it from Prince Ghilberto Borromeo’s garden at Isola Bella. 

Old China | Pre 1894 
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Also known as Thornbury Castle, it is loved for its outstanding beauty, exceptional fragrance, and glossy foliage. 

Radox Bouquet 
Floribunda | 1980 

The preferred rootstock for the WA climate, despite it big more difficult to propagate compared to others such as Dr Huey. 

Rosa fortuniana 
Species | 1850 
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Named after an Omani princess at the request of her family 

Sharifa Asma 
David Austin | 1989 

Raised in Beluze, France, this rose was named for the Empress Josephine’s country house, Chateau de Malmaison 

Souvenir de la Malmaison 
Bourbon | 1843 
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Details to come...

Miniature Pink 
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Bred in France in 1968, one of its parents is the famous “Peace” rose. This rose remains very popular and is eagerly sought after by rose enthusiasts and has been awarded many gold medals in Rose Trial Gardens in Europe. 

Baronne E de Rothschild 
Hybrid Tea | 1968 
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Sometimes referred to by the family as the Esperance rose. Originally a gift from Sheila, a very close friend to Val Humphreys. 

Brooks Rose 
Esperance | Unknown 

Created by Dr. Niels D. Paulsen of Denmark in 1970 by crossing Pernille Poulsen with White Jewel. 

Floribunda | 1970 
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One of Australia’s best loved tea roses. Certainly here at Carlaminda where we have the highest number of any other variety on show (excluding the Standard Icebergs). Also well known as Jean Ducher. 

G. Nabonnand 
Tea | 1888 

Iceberg is one of the world’s most popular Floribunda roses, a universal best-seller for decades, and has won Gold Medals in numerous rose trials around the world. It was inducted into the World Federation of Rose Societies’ Rose Hall of Fame in 1983

Floribunda | 1968 
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Bred by Alexandre Bernaix in France in 1891. It was voted the number one Tea Rose in a worldwide plebiscite in 2010. A photo of the Carlaminda Monsieur Tillier rose is in The Tea Rose Book | Tea Roses: Old Roses for Warm Gardens, and was also published in the West Australian newspaper on 8 August 2008. 

Monsieur  Tillier 
Tea | 1891 
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Known in China since at least the 11th century, it was introduced to England in the middle of the 18th century, and by 1823 was said to be ‘in every English cottage garden’. 

Parson's Pink/Old Blush 
China | 1752 

Named after Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759-1840), one of the most famous of all rose painters. His watercolours included some 170 varieties of roses in the Empress Josephine’s gardens at Malmaison. 

David Austin | 1992 
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Bred by an amateur rose breeder, Robert Holmes, in the United Kingdom in 1976. Named after Sally Holmes who was born in Northern Ireland in the 1920s. Inducted into the World Federation of Rose Societies’ Rose Hall of Fame in 2012. 

Sally Holmes 
Climbing | 1976 

Also known as Jefferson Rose, it is a sister seedling of the famous miniature, ‘Rise ‘n Shine’. 

Climbing | 1991 
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Perfect for small spaces as it manages to be short and elegant at the same time. 

St Cecilia 
David Austin | 1987 
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