Introducing ‘Strawberry Hill’ David Austin Rose

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I don’t think there is a happier color in the world than pink. Especially the perfect shade of strawberry-pink like that of Austin’s ‘Strawberry Hill’ rose, actually named for Horace Walpole’s Gothic Castle in Twickenham. Introduced in 2006 (Registration name: Ausrimini), ‘Strawberry Hill’ has very full, very large blossoms borne in generous clusters. The scent [...]

Constance Spry

Constance Spry | Hedgerow Rose

Up until about 5 minutes ago I was feeling quite sassy thinking I had a nice nest egg of photos of the garden to pull from for the blog this winter. Nope. Not nearly as much as I thought (I blame my iPhone addiction which kept me from picking up the Nikon as much as [...]

Heart Shaped

Heart Shaped Rose | Princess Alexandra of Kent | Hedgerow Rose

I’ll be back soon with some more rosy posts. In the meantime, ‘Princess Alexandra of Kent’ would like to wish you a Happy Monday.

Revisiting ‘Heritage’ David Austin Rose

Heritage English Rose | David Austin Rose | Hedgerow Rose

In our former residence, our garden looked quite different than it does now as everything was squashed into containers on a postage-stamp sized patio. So, not a lot of room for roses although I did manage to grow a few including this David Austin beauty, ‘Heritage’. Blooming from spring until frost with shell pink flowers [...]