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BB Podcast Episode 50: Rosebie Morton

Nov 11, 2019

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Today we’re visiting with Rosebie Morton, founder/owner of The Real Flower Company located in Hampshire, England to discuss:

  • how her perplexity over the lack of scented roses propelled her to find and grow varieties with scent
  • the growth and diversity of her business over the years
  • how she increased stem length while maintaining the scent of the roses she grows
  • the experience which led her to grow roses under cover
  • pricing specialty roses
  • how she staffs The Real Flower Company farm, retail shops, and sweet pea nursery
  • why she felt it was necessary to partner with a sister company in Kenya
  • her thoughts on sustainability and education
  • her experience behind the scenes at the Chelsea Flower Show
  • handling the challenges of rose diseases

Links mentioned in Episode Fifty:

Tambuzi Garden Roses | Nanyuki, Kenya | The Real Flower Co’s ethical sister farm

Find Rosebie here:

Website | Personal InstagramCompany Instagram | Facebook  | Pinterest | Twitter

Chelsea Flower Show | Image of Rosebie Morton courtesy of Flowerona | Awarded Silver Gilt Medal

Today’s episode is brought to you by:

Click here to visit Mayesh Wholesale’s useful website – filled with tools & educational content like the Flower Library treasured by designers.

Co-Hosts: Amy McGee (Botanical Brouhaha) & Maggie Bailey (Bramble & Bee)

BB Podcast Sound Engineer: Landon McGee




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