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Trevor Griffiths Rose Garden

Opened in December 2001, the Trevor Griffiths Rose Garden, in Timaru, has a superb collection of old rose varieties and modern hybrids. It is named in honour of a local nurseryman and author who led renewed interest in growing old rose varieties. The garden, designed by Miles Warren, comprises 60 rose beds encircling a central pergola, and contains around 1,200 types of rose.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Public gardens - Types of public garden', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 September 2020)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008