Investment in summer shows earns Fryer's Roses string of awards

Fryer's Roses, part of the Blue Diamond Group of garden centres, has seen its investment in flower shows this summer pay off with a string of awards.

Fryer's Roses' Duchess of Devonshire
Fryer's Roses' Duchess of Devonshire

The success started at RHS Chatsworth (7th – 11th June) with a 4 Rosette Award being given to the display in the Plant Village, designed and created by the team at Chatsworth Garden Centre.

This show also saw the launch of a brand new rose, "The Duchess of Devonshire", named on behalf of the Duchess.

Fryer’s Roses and Blue Diamond will be donating £1 from the sale of every "Duchess of Devonshire" rose to Helen’s Trust, a charity nominated by the Duchess.

At RHS Hampton Court Flower Show (4th – 9th July), a Silver Gilt was awarded to the display in the Festival of Roses Marquee as designed by Adam Leverett from Redfield’s Garden Centre and created by staff from various Blue Diamond garden centres.

Two new roses were also launched at this show. One on behalf of the charity "Tree Aid", called "Little Angel", and another rose named "Hope for Justice" on behalf of the charity of the same name. Again £1 from the sale of each of these roses will be donated to the respective charities.

RHS Tatton Park Flower Show (19th – 23rd July) in Knutsford, saw Fryer’s Roses celebrating even more success with Fryer’s being credited with another Silver Gilt Award for the display in the Floral Marquee as well as a 5 Rosette Award for Fryers’ display in the Plant Village.

At the show which is local to Fryer’s Roses, a new rose called "The Mayor" was launched on behalf of the former Mayor of Knutsford, Councillor Nicholson and the current Mayor of Knutsford Councillor Neil Forbes.


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