THE NATIONAL ROSE GARDEN


The National Rose Garden at Woolmers, near Longford, was opened in December, 2001 and contains about 4,000 roses. There are 480 “names” from 30 “families”. The site area is 1.53 hectares and for the rose lover, this is Rose Heaven!

When Val and I visited on Sunday it was quite overcast and the peak of the blooming season had well and truly past. Undaunted, we found many fine specimens and I’ve included some today. There is certainly a lot of source material here for artists!

We are very fortunate to have this garden in Tasmania, it is magnificent in every respect.

Richard

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4 Responses to THE NATIONAL ROSE GARDEN

  1. Gillian says:

    How wonderful to think of roses still in bloom. Such an intoxicating scent. Thank you for reminding me of summer. It’s been snowing here again.

  2. Flowers says:

    Your blog looks wonderful. It was nice going through your blog. Keep it up the good work.

  3. Glad you liked the roses Gillian. Another warm day here, 26c and it’s going to be warmer over the weekend.

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