Rose Spectacular at Hunter Valley Gardens - 12th of October - 17th of November 2013
The 2013 Rose Spectacular at Hunter Valley Gardens is an event not to be missed - a truly breath-taking experience that the whole family will enjoy. The Spectacular will showcase an amazing 35,000 rose bushes with over 55 different rose varieties. Spend time exploring the 1.5 acre Rose garden with a centre garden of 50 metres diameter.
Make sure not to miss the exclusive 'Rosa Imelda' - a yellow flowering Floribunda Rose with a slight perfume especially commissioned by Bill Roche as a tribute to his wife, Imelda.
Another not to be missed feature is the 'Grandmother's Garden' aka 'Garden of Love' which is hard to miss, being the centre piece of the Rose Garden. The centre piece features a series of sculptures of Imelda Roche and her grandchildren built by talented artist Linda Klarfeld.
Make a day of the Rose Spectacular and enjoy what the show and the gardens have to offer. The event features a program of daily demonstrations and talks by our highly knowledgeable and qualified Horticultural Team along with the Hunter Regional Rose Society on the weekends.
- 10:30am - The story of the Rose
- 11:30am - Hunter Valley Gardens Rose talk
- 12:30pm - The story of the Rose
- 2:30pm - The history of the Hunter Valley Gardens
- Every Saturday & Sunday ONLY 11:30am - 1:30pm - How to grow better roses