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I am trying to find a rose named after my grandfather. It is called Charles F Warren and was raised by Oliver Mee in the early 1960's. It is a cross between Karl Herbst and Wilfrid Pickles and had good reviews after its trial at the NRS ground at St. Albans.
My youngest daughter gets married next May and I would love Grandad's rose in her bouquet. Unfortunately, those we had died off during house moves.
Could you let me know if there are suppliers who may have these old roses in stock or, alternatively, give me any ideas of appealing to a wide audience of rose lovers who may have one of these roses established in their garden.



Maureen, I've had no luck researching this so far, but please remove your address and telephone numbers immediately - this site is totally open to the public, so anyone out there is able to read all your details. the members of this site can contact you by answering this question as I just have, or sending you a private message by accessing your profile on this website.

14 May, 2011


I'm sure that you have already tried the RHS...but if all else fails, you could try contacting someone like Alan Titmarsh (not sure if I spelled it correctly!)...a person in his position is bound to have contacts... and nothing ventured, nothing gained! Hope you're successful, bon courage.

14 May, 2011


HI Maureen have you tried Pete Beale Roses they are very good and found me a rose for my friends baby that died
the phone number for them is 0845 481 0277
and they do mail order good luck

14 May, 2011


Thank you very much to the people who responded to my question.
It gives me a few more ways to try to find my grand-dad's rose.

18 May, 2011

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