Roses at Mottisfont House (10 images)

View: 100 | All
Garden visitor Sophie Wilkinson enjoys a morning stroll today through the walled gardens at Mottisfont House, Hampshire.

The National Trust property is home to the National Collection of pre-1900 shrub roses, which reach their peak in June. Visitors from all over the world flock to see this unique display.

Unlike modern species, old-fashioned roses tend to flower just once a year, so their full summer blooming is an extraordinary annual sight. On some evenings...
more »
View: 100 | All