Roses

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Rosa ‘Olivia Rose Austin’ (Ausmixture) is an English Shrub Rose, which was bred by David Austin Senior and named after his Granddaughter.  This English Shrub Rose was first introduced in 2014, at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. ‘Olivia Rose Austin’ is a rose that’s much…

Rosa ‘Our Beth’ is a Modern Shrub Rose that was bred by Peter Beales, of Peter Beales Roses.  Plants produce attractive rounded, double flowers, in a pretty shade of pale pink.  The blooms feature deeper, more concentrated pink toned petals in the centre; while the…

Rosa ‘Oxana’ (Dicovadatop) is a Floribunda Rose, which was bred by Colin Dickson of Dickson Roses, in Newtownards, Northern Ireland.  Plants produce medium pink flowers, which soften in colour as the blooms age; leaving the flowers with a gentle blush of colour over their petals. …

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 ‘President De Seze’ is an old rose that was first introduced back in 1836.  This is an old shrub rose that flowers just once a year; Rosa ‘President De Seze’ blooms in early summertime.  Plants produce double flowers of a medium pink colour.  The outer…

Rosa ‘Princess Alexandra of Kent’ (Ausmerchant) is an English Shrub Rose, which was bred by David Austin, and introduced at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2007.  This rose was named after Princess Alexandra, a cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, and a member of the British…

Rosa ‘Queen Anne’ (Austruck) is an English Shrub Rose that was bred by David Austin.  This rose was introduced in 2011, at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show; it was named in celebration of the anniversary of Ascot Race Course, which was founded in 1711 by…

Rosa ‘Rambling Rector’ is a substantial, vigorous rambling rose, which will require a strong and sturdy, robust support to hold the weight of this rose and its glorious snow white, scented flowers.  Plants produce strong, thick stems that feature large thorns, which aid the rose,…

Rosa Rhapsody in Blue = ‘Frantasia’ PBR is an award-winning rose that was bred by Frank Cowlishaw and released in 2003.  This tall shrub rose produces clusters of these rather glamorous, semi-double mauve flowers; as each bloom ages, the ashy grey tones of the flowers’…

Rosa ‘Rosemoor’ (Austough) is an English Shrub Rose that was bred by David Austin.  ‘Rosemoor’ was first introduced in May 2004, at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show.  This rose was introduced at the same time as three other roses, with each rose being…

Rosa ‘Rosy Cushion’ is a small shrub rose, that was bred by Peter Ilsink, and launched in 1979. Sadly ‘Rosy Cushion’ is not a fragrant rose, but this rose has a great selling point in that its flowers are accessible; these blooms provide food for…

Rosa ‘Royal Jubilee’ is an English Shrub Rose that was bred by David Austin and named in honour of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee.  This rose was first introduced in 2012, at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show.  Rosa ‘Royal Jubilee’ produces beautifully rounded,…

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…

Rosa ‘Silas Marner’ (Ausraveloe) is an English Shrub Rose that was bred by David Austin Roses and launched in 2020.  David Austin traditionally unveil their new rose introductions at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show in May, but the show was cancelled due to…

Rosa ‘St Ethelburga’ (Beabimbo) is a Modern Classic Rose, which was bred by Peter Beales, of Peter Beales Roses.  Plants were introduced, for the first time in 2003.  Peter Beales named Rosa ‘St Ethelburga’ especially for the St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, in…

Rosa ‘Strawberry Hill’ (Ausrimini) is an English Climbing Rose, which was bred by David Austin and introduced in May 2006, at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show.  Plants produce pretty pink buds, which open to reveal warm pink, slightly ruffled blooms, which are applauded…

Rosa ‘Sunny Sky’ (Rosa Sunny Sky = ‘Koraruli’ PBR) is an award winning rose that was bred by the acclaimed breeders, W. Kordes’ Söhne, in Germany.  A repeat flowering rose, Rosa ‘Sunny Sky’ plants produce golden yellow, double flowers, which are formed in the classic…

Rosa ‘The Alnwick Rose’ is an English Shrub Rose that was bred by David Austin.  ‘The Alnwick Rose’ was first introduced in 2001, at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show. This rose was named for Alnwick Castle, in Northumberland.  Around the time that this…

Rosa ‘The Country Parson’ (Ausclergy) is an English Shrub Rose that was bred by David Austin Roses and launched in 2020.  David Austin traditionally launch their new rose introductions in May, at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, but this show was cancelled due to COVID-19,…

Rosa ‘The Garland’ is a rambling rose that was bred by Wells.  This is an old rose, which was first introduced, back in 1835.  Rosa ‘The Garland’ produces sprays of peachy-pink coloured flower buds, that open up to reveal small ivory coloured blooms.  Although ‘The…

Rosa ‘The Generous Gardener’ (Ausdrawn) is an English Climbing Rose that was bred by David Austin.  Plants produce beautiful large pale pink coloured flowers that are somewhat peony like in their character.  The rose petals become ever paler, as the blooms age.  David Austin Roses…

Rosa ‘The Lark Ascending’ (Ausursula) is an English Shrub Rose that was bred by David Austin, and introduced in 2012 at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show. Although this rose possesses only a light fragrance, the plant produces open centred flowers, with accessible pollen…

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 climbing rose, an English Musk Hybrid, it’s one of many beautiful English Roses that were bred by David Austin Roses.  This rose was introduced in 1991, at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show. The yellow flowers produced by Rosa…

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…

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