Make a Wish

067copyOoh … it has been so long since I did a rose post.  These posts are called Rose of the Week and it has been more than a week since my last one.  Sorry, I have been a bit slack.

Back to the task at hand … Make a Wish, as you most certainly would have guessed, is named for the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Australia which grants wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses.  $1.00 from the sale of each rose in Australia is donated to the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Continue reading

Winchester Cathedral

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As with Redoute, Winchester Cathedral is a sport of Mary Rose.

Most books say that Winchester Cathedral is identical to Mary Rose in every way except colour.  One book did say, however, that Winchester Cathedral is more susceptible to black spot than Mary Rose.  I have not noticed this trait. Continue reading