Suggestions for roses like Grandmother's Hat?
Hi everyone, the previous owner of our house put in a lot of hybrid teas, some of which are underperforming. I would like to replace them slowly with antiques or OGRs. I have one Grandmother's Hat which I adore, Mme Alfred Carriere, and a few David Austins. Grandmother's Hat seems much healthier than the Austins and I'd love to get something similar. I'm fairly new (but enthusiastic!) to roses -- does anyone have any suggestions?
In terms of colour, I'm pretty flexible. Basically anything except red because the previous owner's HTs are overwhelmingly dark red. It's like living in Alice in Wonderland's Red Queen's garden!
Would also prefer something which is heavily scented. I live in Palo Alto, which is in the San Francisco peninsula area. The climate is fairly mild/Mediterranean, though we do get some hot spots. Thanks so much!