HomeBare root rosesOwn root roses2-Quart PotsEnglish Climbing RosesEnglish Roses as ShrubsFragrant rosesTree rosesNot sure which rose to choose?Request a free catalogRoses for mixed bordersRoses for climate zonesRoses for specific placesShop by colorSpecial offersContainer Gift RosesGifts for gardenersRose FoodMycorrhizal FungiContact usEnglish Roses in an American gardenHow to care for your roses'Gardening How-to' RecommendedFind your local David Austin Roses RetailerChange country
David Austin Recommended Variety
New deep crimson roses are always a welcome addition to our collection. The flowers of this variety are in fact light crimson in the bud but, as the centre gradually reveals itself, it becomes a very deep velvety crimson while the outer petals remain rather lighter in colour. They are of large size and cupped at first, becoming shallowly cupped with time. As the flower ages we get glimpses of the stigma and stamens amongst the petals.
The growth is quite bushy, forming a broad shrub with good disease-resistance. The leaves are mid-green; the younger leaves being red-bronze to form a nice contrast.
There is a strong Old Rose fragrance with a fruity note. Our fragrance expert, Robert Calkin, assesses this as ‘warm and fruity with blackberry, blueberry and damson’.
Munstead Wood was Gertrude Jekyll’s own garden in Surrey where she worked on her many gardening books.
3 ft. x 2.5 ft.
3+ $25.15 each