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New Coventry Cathedral Rose
A new rose has been developed to mark Coventry Cathedral's golden jubilee.
The Coventry Cathedral Rose, described as being a soft peach colour with a hint of pink, was launched at the city's flower festival.
The cathedral's chief executive Jane Woodward said staff hoped to have a bouquet of the roses to present to the Princess Royal at a special service.
A £2 donation from each flower sold will go towards the upkeep of the building, staff said.
Ms Woodward said the rose has been bred by E Smith in Spalding, Lincolnshire.
The cathedral's 50th anniversary celebrations run until November and include concerts and a jubilee service on 25 May.
The decision to build the modern cathedral came after much of St Michael's was destroyed by incendiary bombs during World War II.
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