Kewdale grandmother devastated by theft of rose plant


Doris English had roses stolen from her garden on Knutsford Avenue, Kewdale. She had planted them in memory for her son. Picture: Matt Jelonek www.communitypix.com.au d480121
Doris English had roses stolen from her garden on Knutsford Avenue, Kewdale. She had planted them in memory for her son. Picture: Matt Jelonek www.communitypix.com.au d480121

KEWDALE grandmother Doris English was left devastated on Sunday morning when she discovered someone had stolen a rose plant that held sentimental value to her.

Mrs English planted the large pink and white rose stem, known as a Seduction rose, about two years ago after the passing of her son Trevor.

“I was very upset when I discovered it was gone, I’ve always tried to keep the front of my house looking nice and I had gone out the front to water my roses,” she said.

“It was quite a large rose stem, which was tied to a steel rod and they took everything except the roots.

“I like gardening and I have ladies that come around and comment that they love my roses.

“I’m hoping whoever took the plant will come back and I can put it back into a pot.”

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