These became popular in the late 1800's. They grow well in areas with hot summers.
They are characterised by their large flowers, strong colours and good scent. They repeat flower and are more hardy than the Teas in cold climates.
Pictured here are Gloire Lyonnaise - found in the Shrub and Gallica bed and Hugh Dickson on the South Bank
Also in the park are - Dr Hogg and others.