Roses

This page lists many of the roses featured throughout my website.

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Rosa ‘A Shropshire Lad’ (Ausled) is an English Leander Hybrid Climbing Rose, one of the English Roses, which was bred by David Austin Roses, that grows to about 3m (10ft) tall. Rosa ‘A Shropshire Lad’ is an almost thornless climbing rose, which produces delightful, warm apricot-pink coloured, fragrant flowers from late May, until the really … Continue Reading →

Rosa ‘Lovestruck’ was bred by Colin Dickson of Dickson Roses.  Rosa ‘Lovestruck’ is a floribunda rose, with a healthy vigour and demeanour, which produces vibrantly bright, crimson flowers from the end of May, until the frosts arrive in autumn or early winter. Rosa ‘Lovestruck’ was awarded the prestigious and coveted title of the Rose of … Continue Reading →

Rosa ‘Papworth’s Pride’ (‘Beamelon’) is a dusky-toned, red rose with healthy, bronze coloured foliage and a robust habit. One of Peter Beales new Modern Classic Roses, Rosa ‘Papworth’s Pride’ produces large, cupped, open flowers which are attractive to bees and other pollinating insects.  The blooms that this new rose produces are truly beautiful, their large size … Continue Reading →

Rosa ‘Scent From Heaven’ (‘Chewbabaluv’) (PBR) is an award winning rose, that was bred in the UK by Chris Warner.  This special rose has been presented with many accolades to recognise its healthy growing habit and pleasing fragrance; Rosa ‘Scent From Heaven’ (‘Chewbabaluv’) (PBR) was the winner of the Rose of the Year 2017 Competition. Rosa … Continue Reading →

Rosa SANDRINGHAM (‘Beamolly’) is a Modern Classic Rose that was bred by Peter Beales Roses, and introduced in 2016. Rosa SANDRINGHAM produces medium sized, double, china pink coloured, fragrant blooms from the end of May until the frosts and winter weather arrives in autumn to early wintertime. Rosa SANDRINGHAM grows to 1.5m (5ft) tall and … Continue Reading →

Rosa ‘Bathsheba’ (Auschimbley) is an English Leander Hybrid climbing rose, that was bred by David Austin Roses and launched at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016.  Rosa ‘Bathsheba’ grows to about 3m (10ft) tall. Rosa ‘Bathsheba’ produces medium sized, glowing apricot coloured, scented flowers that form attractive rosettes, which display much deeper coloured central petals … Continue Reading →

Rosa ‘Dame Judi Dench’ (Ausquaker) is a vigorous rose, which is tough, reliable, and healthy.  Rosa ‘Dame Judi Dench’ produces red-orange buds, which open to reveal rather charming, warm apricot coloured rosettes which have a pretty, yet informal and relaxed air.  The blooms cope well with prolonged periods of inclement weather – the petals drop … Continue Reading →

Rosa ‘Imogen’ (Austritch) is an English Shrub Rose, which was bred by David Austin, and introduced in 2016, at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Rosa ‘Imogen’ produces soft, creamy pale lemon yellow blooms, which are produced in profusion from the end of May, until the cold, winter weather arrives in autumn and early wintertime. Rosa … Continue Reading →

Rosa ‘James L. Austin’ (Auspike) is a shrub rose, an English Old Rose Hybrid, which was bred and named in honour of David Austin Senior’s son, the brother of David Austin Junior. Rosa ‘James L. Austin’ produces rather charming, vivid pink, rosette formed, fragrant blooms from late May, until the cold winter weather arrives in … Continue Reading →

Rosa ‘Roald Dahl’ (Ausowlish) is a shrub rose, an English Musk Hybrid, one of the English Roses that was bred by David Austin Roses. Rosa ‘Roald Dahl’ flowers from late May, until the frosts and cold winter weather arrive in late autumn or early winter, producing beautiful flowers, which are orange-red in bud.  The peach … Continue Reading →

Rosa ‘Susie’ (‘Harwhistle’) is a climbing rose, bred by Harkness Roses.  Rosa ‘Susie’ has been bred to have good disease resistance.  This climbing rose produces glossy, dark green leaves, and pretty, orange-red coloured rose buds, which open out as golden, apricot coloured, fragrant roses, which become more open as the flowers age.  The two colours … Continue Reading →

Rosa ‘Vanessa Bell’ (Auseasel) is a shrub rose, an English Musk Hybrid Rose, one of the English Roses, which was bred by David Austin Roses, and named in honour of Vanessa Bell, an actress and artist, who was a founder member of the Bloomsbury Group.  Rosa ‘Vanessa Bell’ was launched at the RHS Chelsea Flower … Continue Reading →