Rosebie Morton Flowers

Archives: November 2015

The Last of the Margaret Merrills

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This is the very last bunch of Margaret Merrills as glorious and scented as they were in June, having taken their final curtain as the Rose Paddock is dismantled and put to bed for the winter. I can’t remember another year when the roses have flowered for so long and set against a stark backdrop of leafless trees and leaden skies they looked quite breathtaking. The hedge trimmer has been out, chomping its way through the rose stems which are now a shadow of their former selves and they will remain like this until February when the main pruning begins.

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