John Gare Butler
Ken Nobbs Multiflora Rambler. Soft lilac-purple blooms, suggesting it descends from Veilchenblau. Thornless rambler, striking over an archway in summer. To 3m. John Gare Butler was a minister at Kerikeri. This rose and Rev John Gare Butler are featured in the book Missionaries, Wives & Roses by Ann Chapman.