Close your eyes and let your imagination take you to an auditorium which is overflowing with a hundred varieties of real roses. The intoxicating scent that you breathe into your soul combines with the vivid color palette to create a floral fantasy world that leaves you breathless.
Now let your imagination become reality by attending the Queensland Rose Society Autumn Rose Show on May 12 and May 13, 2012 in the auditorium at the Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Cootha. Entry to the event is a mere $3.00, parking is free and light refreshments are available.
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In addition to the plethora of rose variations on display, there is floral artwork to be admired, demonstrations to observe and learn from and the Society's experts on hand to offer advice on rose growing.
This is not just an event for gardeners and old ladies, no one will be left untouched by the sensory sensations of this floral spectacular. On your way out, be sure to purchase one of the potted roses for mum. Or why not take mum along for Mother's Day and make a day of it? The Botanic Gardens has a number of attractions including a decent cafe and is well worth a visit at any time of the year.