Sophie Adamson will talk on older roses focussing on their wonderful fragrances and forms. She will illustrate how the very essence of roses was sometimes neglected in breeding programs, but has gradually returned in the best of roses available today.
Sophie Adamson, Rosarian, is the former proprietor of The Perfumed Garden, a display garden and nursery at The Briars in Mt Martha. She has extensive experience and expertise in rose cultivation, garden design, old roses, Australian roses and rose gardens. For many years she held the registered collection of David Austin roses for the Garden Plant Conservation (GPCAA Botanic Gardens, Melbourne)
Roses arranged and photographed by Sophie Adamson