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Deborah James wants rose named after her to be in daughter's wedding bouquet

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Dame Deborah James has announced that she hopes a rose named after her will feature in her 12-year-old daughter's wedding bouquet one day.Deborah, who has so far raised over £6million for her bowel cancer fundraising efforts, revealed on Instagram on Friday The Harkness Rose Company is set to sell a flower named the Dame Deborah James Rose.Deborah, who is battling bowel cancer and receiving end-of-life care at her home, later shared snaps of her posing alongside a bouquet filled with the white and pale pink flowers, as she told how she hoped Eloise, would opt to include one in her nuptials.Discussing the flower named in her honour, she said: "It makes me sad but it fills me with so much joy that this rose can now be bred for years and years to come."Maybe one day Eloise will choose to have it in her wedding bouquet."From each flower sold £2.50 is set to go towards her Bowel Babe fund.Giving more detail on how the rose will raise funds for her charity, the podcast host added: "I actually cried when they asked me if they could name a rose after me.

The new rose is available to pre-order now for delivery in Autumn 2022 (link in stories and below)."Even better, £2.50 from the sale of each rose will be paid to the @Bowelbabefund.

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