Roses

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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…

This rose was bred by David Austin Roses, and named for the The Brontë Society in remembrance of the bicentenary of the birth of the author Emily Brontë.  Emily Brontë is the sister of fellow novelists, Charlotte and Anne, who also stem from this renowned…

Rosa ‘Lady Emma Hamilton’ (Ausbrother) is a delightfully fragrant shrub rose, which produces tangerine-apricot coloured blooms with a delicious and powerful, fruity fragrance. Rosa ‘Lady Emma Hamilton’ is a compact rose, which is small and short in stature, making this rose an ideal choice for…

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…

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…

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…

Rosa ‘The Mill on the Floss’ (Austulliver) was bred by David Austin Roses.  This rose was introduced at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018.  David Austin Roses named this new rose after the novel of the same name, which was written by the famous female author…

Rosa ‘The Pilgrim’ (Auswalker) is a beautifully fragrant, climbing rose, which produces soft yellow, fragrant flowers from the end of May, until the frosts and very cold weather arrive in late autumn and early winter. The yellow flowers produced by Rosa ‘The Pilgrim’ are of an…

Rosa ‘Tottering-by-Gently’ (Auscartoon) was bred by David Austin Roses and christened to mark the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the weekly cartoon created by Annie Tempest.  The Tottering-by-Gently cartoon was first published in Country Life magazine in January 1994.  Rosa ‘Tottering-by-Gently’ was introduced at…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Rosa ‘Madame Isaac Pereire’ is a a very special rose, which was introduced in the 1880s.  This is a repeat flowering bourbon rose is a delight!  Its fuchsia-raspberry pink coloured blooms are large, sumptuous, and perfectly formed.  Each flower produces a powerful fragrance which really…

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,…

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…

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.…

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