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Remembrance – The story of how the world famous rose got its name.

August 8, 2014 by

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  In the 1980s, a representative of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) arrived at the Harkness Nursery in England looking for suitable roses for their plantings. They needed a low growing variety which would not obscure the inscriptions on the graves, one that flowered a long time and one which would grow in many […]