Prophylactic self-isolation for rose appreciation. Day 86th.

The man lived long ago but still here in a shape of rose

Rose “Atrhur Bell” in the botanical garden, June 2020. Photo by Dr. A. Palatronis on


Rose “Arthur Bell” was bred by Sam Mcgredy in Northern Ireland in 1964. The new cultivar was named for the Scottish whisky manufacturer, Arthur Kinmond Bell (1868-1942).

However, the name Arthur Bell, could refer to more persons:

Arthur Bell may refer to:

  • Arthur Bell (martyr) (1590–1643), Franciscan and English martyr
  • Arthur Bell (distiller), (1825–1900) founded Bell’s whisky brand
  • Arthur Bell (cricketer) (1869-1946), New Zealand cricketer
  • Arthur Bell (engineer) (1856–1943), New Zealand engineer
  • Arthur Bell (footballer) (1882–1923), English footballer
  • Arthur Hornbui Bell (1891–1973), Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan in New Jersey
  • Arthur Bell (rower) (1899–1963), Canadian Olympic rower
  • Arthur Bell (journalist) (1939–1984), American journalist, author and LGBT rights activist
  • Arthur Kinmond Bell (1868–1942), Scottish distiller and philanthropist
  • Professor Ernest Arthur Bell (1926–2006), Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew from 1981 to 1988


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