Cream and Gold…. roses don’t have to be pink

Just a small selection of fragrant shrub roses from the David Austin stable (with the exception of Ghislaine de Feligonde, a delightful and vigorous, repeat flowering  rambler) - and none of them pink. I'm particularly fond of the deep yellow/mustard rose Charles Austin, which has an antique, fin-de-siècle style.

Happy Hydrangeas

These galleries are almost all hydrangeas with big, cone-shaped flower-heads, (paniculata), rather than rounded mop-heads (though I have included Nymphe in the galleries) - and one oak-leaved hydrangea (with distinctive leaf shape and excellent autumn colour). They have all been photographed on the slopes of Battleston Hill in the gardens of RHS Wisley, where they…