• Breeders of english roses
  • Winners of 22 chelsea flower show gold medals
  • 5 Year Guarantee

About us

A lifetime of breeding excellence

A lifetime of breeding excellence

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.

Today, David Austin Roses remains a family business. David Austin has been joined by his son David and his grandson, Richard.

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  • Our plant center & gardens

    Our plant center & gardens

    Our UK Plant Center is a little different from most others. We attract visitors from all around the world, many of whom travel thousands of miles to visit the home of the English Roses...

  • Advice & Inspiration

    Advice & Inspiration

    Most roses will reward any extra care and attention well by flowering better. The better your roses are grown, the more healthy and disease resistant they will be...