“What’s in a name? That which we call a Rose. By any other name would smell as sweet.” – Shakespeare
When it comes to roses for bridal bouquets, my first choice will always be the David Austin roses. Their beauty is timeless and their scent is just divine.
All photos via David Austin Roses
And if you’d like to try your hand at growing some roses in your garden have a look at Dermot O’Neill’s beautifully illustrated Roses Revealed book- some 200 favourite roses and all the information you need on selecting, breeding and caring for the popular flower.