Roses rule the state: the famous flower is well adapted to the South Australian climate

Our seduction by roses started long ago. At Knossos on Crete, Sir Arthur Evans excavated a tiles decorated with roses from a frieze dating back to the sixteenth-century BC.

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Droughts Don’t Deter Roses

The drought has South Australians thinking about their gardens. It’s even been suggested to me (by one of the Review’s August columnists) that Adelaide’s gardens are the best they’ve ever looked this spring.

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