Roses have been cultivated and admired for many centuries. The first
cultivated roses were grown in China and Africa thousands of years ago!
The ancient Greeks, Romans and Egyptians were also familiar with roses
and liked to use them.
There are several versions of the origin of the name Camellia.One explanation is that Camellia is named after Josephus Camellus, an Englishman who was a missionary in the Philippines at the end of the 17th century.
When choosing and purchasing a climbing rose, almost everyone has a romantic vision of a sweet smelling cascade of flowers enriching their garden. Taking note of the following will help make this dream a reality.