Benjamin Britten - David Austin Rose. Unusual colouring for an English Rose - strong salmon-pink that changes with age to a strong shade of pink. The fragrance is intensely fruity, with aspects of wine and pear drops. I think I may try this one out -- been eying it for a couple of years now.
The composer, Benjamin Britten (left), with his life-long companion, the tenor, Peter Pears (right), photographed by Cecil Beaton. The first of Britten's ten operas, 'Peter Grimes, was written for Pears