Today’s column is in honour of pink roses. Symbols of admiration, gratitude, happiness, appreciation, sympathy and modesty.

Ranging in colour from ice pink to deep cerise, salmon pink, rose pink, soft pink, warm pink, coral, fuchsia, magenta, ballerina and Barbie doll pink, shell pink and dawn pink.

And with evocative names including: April in Paris, Bouquet Parfait, Fragrant Cloud, Heaven on Earth, Voluptuous, New Dawn, Simply Marvellous, Moonstone, Tiffany Rose, Carefree Wonder and Zephirine Drouhin just to name a few.

What is your favourite pink rose? For all the details about the pink roses in my collection click here