Ludwig Taschner
3 minute read
7 Dec 2020
10:20 am

Rose bush for a personal gift

Ludwig Taschner

Longlasting: What other present under R200 can give pleasure for 15 - 20 years?

Beautiful pink roses on the green bush. Image: iStock

With many more people staying home this festive season and on constrained budgets, the present of a rose bush is an idea to be considered. What other gift for under R200 can give pleasure for 15 to 20 years, which is the average lifespan of a rose? What’s in a name? Roses are easy to personalise. Many roses have people’s names (mostly women) and what could be nicer than being presented with a bush that shares your name? Think of Amy’s Rose (yellow/ coral Spire), Antoinette (apricot cream hybrid tea), Kayla (deep pink mini), Monica (cream gold hybrid tea), Nomzamo...