David Austin remembered for his horticultural feats

By Fiona Ogilvie
January 19 2019 - 5:00am
Rose ‘Graham Thomas’ was the first of a long line of successful English Roses bred by the late David Austin. (Photographed in Dave and Sue Monahan’s garden Upton Oaks, Blenheim, NZ.) Photo by Fiona Ogilvie.
Rose ‘Graham Thomas’ was the first of a long line of successful English Roses bred by the late David Austin. (Photographed in Dave and Sue Monahan’s garden Upton Oaks, Blenheim, NZ.) Photo by Fiona Ogilvie.

David Austin, one of England’s greatest 20th century rose breeders, has died at his Shropshire home aged 92.

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