Key to Codes

On colour illustrations


            cl           Climber

            c/cl       Courtyard™ Climber

            E            English Roses

            fl            Floribunda

            gc          Ground Cover

            h/t        Hybrid Tea

            p            “Patio” type

            p/cl      Patio Climber

            r            Rugosa

            R           Renaissance Roses

            s            Shrub & Species

Disease Resistance Guide


We observe the possibility of diseases under a regular spraying programme and mark varieties accordingly. Any variety which has a major problem is normally dropped from our selection. Those we retain with no indication of disease resistance are grown due to popular demand.

            GR       Good Resistance

            AR       Average Resistance to general disease

            TM      The main disease possibility is a tendency to mildew

Fragrance


            V. Fragrant       Exceptional fragrance

            Fragrant            Strongly scented

            Scented             Some scent                   

            Unmarked        There is no discernable scent

Guide to Height


            VS        Up to 38cm (15 inches)

            S           38-56cm (15-22 inches)

            M         56-76cm (22-30 inches)

            T           76-101cm (30-40 inches)

            VT       101cm+ and over (40 inches)

General information


            HT       Hybrid Tea

             *          Patented variety

            †           Blooms suitable also for exhibiting

            ‡           Floribundas suitable for show bench

            §           Also available as Standard


R.O.T.Y. Variety which has won a Rose of The Year Award.

Codes in Brackets after the selling name is the general international registered name and for information only.