These sweeties smell like turkish delight... And are as thorny as the devil! Such a shame that they only flower once and only for around 2 weeks. Last year the flowers shrivelled without opening. Rescued from old sites in central Victoria.
Another cloudburst (24mls) overnight has brought out the spiciness of the rose bank. I have been trying to work out which ones I have: this one is Paul Ridault, the others quatre saisons, pompon blanc parfait?? Centrefolias anyway, from my mother's garden transplanted here and doing well.