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  LindaMae's Climbing Rose 'Graham Thomas' x 1

Plant: Rose (Rosa) | Variety: Graham Thomas

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I am trying to combat the constantly invading ivy which lines both side fences and intrudes all the time. So have decided to plant this climbing rose in the left hand bed that I have already cleared for the poppy and where I have also now planted a mass of grape hyacinths. It’s described as a vigorous rose which flowers abundantly through the summer. So I have high hopes for masses of lovely yellow flowers.
I have always found the habit of naming roses after people just a little strange – no idea who Graham Thomas is/was – and I don’t think I can bring myself to address it as Graham!

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  • Trisha

    Trisha wrote:

    Hi, just been looking up who ‘Graham Stuart Thomas’ was – plantsman, gardener, wrote books and painted flowers, worked for National Trust, known mainly for his work with shrub roses – for more info try book section of amazon.com

    Posted on 06 Dec 07 (over 6 years ago)

  • LindaMae

    LindaMae wrote:

    I rather like him – thanks for this – I may call it Graham after all!

    Posted on 07 Jan 08 (over 6 years ago)

  • Happibun

    Happibun wrote:

    He must have got about a bit, because I have 2 yellow flowering honeysuckles named after him. I suppose I’ll have to call one Graham, and the other Thomas.

    :-)

    Posted on 30 May 08 (about 6 years ago)

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