DAVID AUSTIN

DAVID AUSTIN

In the early 1950s David Austin set out to create a more beautiful rose. Sixty years on, this simple objective remains.

From a hobby breeder as a young teenager David Austin has gone on to breed a collection of roses renowned across the world. Rose breeding is often described as being as much an art as a science.

All David Austin roses have a collective style and reflect one man’s vision. All have beautiful blooms and in most cases wonderful fragrance held on graceful attractive shrubs. A garden of these outstanding roses is hard to beat for sheer exuberance of flower and fragrance.

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Rosa 'Boscobel' (Auscousin)   6Ldp
Rosa 'Boscobel' (Auscousin) 6Ldp
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Rosa 'Charlotte' (Auspoly)   6Ldp
Rosa 'Charlotte' (Auspoly) 6Ldp
Has a STRONG fragrance. Repeat flowering. The beautiful yellow flowers are cup shaped. HEIGHT - 1.05cm (3.5ft). SPREAD - 75cm (2.5ft). Prefers an open site in sun or partial shade in moisture retentive, well-drained soil. Feed in Spring after pruning and again in mid-summer.

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Rosa 'Dame Judi Dench' (Ausquaker) 6Ldp
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Rosa 'Darcy Bussell' (Ausdecorum)   6Ldp
Rosa 'Darcy Bussell' (Ausdecorum) 6Ldp
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Rosa 'Gentle Hermoine' (Ausrumba)   6Ldp
Rosa 'Gentle Hermoine' (Ausrumba) 6Ldp
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Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll' (Ausbord)   6Ldp
Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll' (Ausbord) 6Ldp
Has a VERY STRONG fragrance. A repeat flowering Shrub rose. Large, rosette-shaped flowers of rich glowing pink. Prefers an open site in sun or partial shade in moisture retentive, well-drained soil. Feed in Spring after pruning and again in mid-summer. HEIGHT - 1.35m (4.5 ft). SPREAD - 1.05m (3.5ft). or 1.8-2.4m (6-8ft) as a Climber.
Rosa 'Golden Celebration' (Ausgold)   6Ldp
Rosa 'Golden Celebration' (Ausgold) 6Ldp
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Rosa 'James L. Austin' (Auspike) 6Ldp
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Rosa 'Lady Of Shalot' (Ausnyson)   6Ldp
Rosa 'Lady Of Shalot' (Ausnyson) 6Ldp
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Rosa 'Princess Anne' (Auskitchen)   6Ldp
Rosa 'Princess Anne' (Auskitchen) 6Ldp
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Rosa 'Roald Dahl' (Ausowlish) 6Ldp
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Rosa 'Susan Williams-Ellis' (Ausquirk)   6Ldp
Rosa 'Susan Williams-Ellis' (Ausquirk) 6Ldp
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Rosa 'The Alnwick Rose' (Ausgrab)   6Ldp
Rosa 'The Alnwick Rose' (Ausgrab) 6Ldp
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Rosa 'The Ancient Mariner' (Ausoutcry)   6Ldp
Rosa 'The Ancient Mariner' (Ausoutcry) 6Ldp
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Rosa 'The Mayflower' (Austilly)   6Ldp
Rosa 'The Mayflower' (Austilly) 6Ldp
Has a STRONG fragrance. Almost continuous flowering. Bears charming, deep rose pink blooms. So far as is known it is completely resistant to blackspot, powdery mildew and rust. HEIGHT - 1.2m (4ft). SPREAD - 90cm (3ft). Will thrive in most well-drained soils in sun or partial shade. Feed in Spring after pruning and again in mid-summer.

Rosa 'Thomas A Becket' (Auswinston)   6Ldp
Rosa 'Thomas A Becket' (Auswinston) 6Ldp
NEW. Has a MEDIUM old rose fragrance. Repeat flowering. The shallowly-cupped blooms are light red, paling to carmine red and nod attractively on the stem. HEIGHT - 1.2m (4ft). SPREAD - 90cm (3ft). Will grow in most well-drained soils in sun or part-shade. Feed in Spring after pruning and again in mid-Summer.

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Rosa 'Tottering-By-Gently' (Auscartoon) 6Ldp
A NEW variety. Light-Medium fragrance. Its beauty is found in the simplicity of its single yellow flowers and the spectacular display they create when viewed en masse. They are held in large, open sprays on a rounded, branching shrub. Named to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Annie Tempest’s classic weekly cartoon. HEIGHT & SPREAD - 1.2m (4ft). Will thrive in most well-drained soils in sun or...

Rosa 'Malvern Hills' (Auscanary)   6Ldp
Rosa 'Malvern Hills' (Auscanary) 6Ldp
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Rosa 'Snow Goose' (Auspom)   6Ldp
Rosa 'Snow Goose' (Auspom) 6Ldp
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Rosa 'The Albrighton Rambler' (Ausmobile)   6Ldp
Rosa 'The Albrighton Rambler' (Ausmobile) 6Ldp
NEW. Has a LIGHT Musk fragrance. A repeat-flowering rambler with small, cup-shaped flowers coloured soft pink that pale to blush. The petals are arranged with a little button eye and the blooms are held in large sprays. HEIGHT - 2.4-3.6m (8-12ft). Will thrive in most well-drained soils in sun or partial shade. Feed in spring after pruning, and again in mid-summer.

Rosa 'The Lady Of The Lake' (Ausherbert)   6Ldp
Rosa 'The Lady Of The Lake' (Ausherbert) 6Ldp
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