Opening a fantastic selection of gardens across Scotland to raise money for hundreds of charities
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A rose by any other name would smell as sweet

O Rose, thou flower of flowers, thou fragrant wonder,
Who shall describe thee in thy ruddy prime;
Christinna Rossetti

A summertime classic, and a staple of many a British flower bed. The rose encompasses grace and elegance, and with so many to choose you'd be hard pressed not to get carried away. Many of the gardens that open with Scotland's Gardens Scheme have lovely roses. Here's but just a few:

And here are some more delightful roses to feast your eyes upon: