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David C.H. Austin
February 16, 1926 – December 18, 2018

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David C.H. Austin, founder and hybridizer emeritus of David Austin Roses Ltd. in Albrighton, England, died December 18, 2018 at his Shropshire home. He was 92. His death was announced by his son, David J.C. Austin, managing director of the company since 1993. David C.H. Austin will be remembered as the creator of English Roses.

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Michael Marriott

Michael Marriott is the technical director and senior rosarian of David Austin Roses, Shropshire, England. He is also one of the world’s most-respected rose experts and well-known for his rose garden design and his common sense approach to gardening. In his work he travels the globe, often sharing his expertise in lively radio, TV, newspaper and magazine interviews. He has been an integral part of David Austin roses for 35 years.

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