English Roses

Bred by David Austin

For almost 60 years David Austin has been breeding exquisite English Roses. Renowned for their beautiful, often many petalled, repeat flowering blooms and enticing, rich fragrances there are now over 200 rose varieties bred by David Austin, each one making a fantastic contribution to any garden.

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Rainbow of roses

David Austin Roses bring a joyful Rainbow of Roses to RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2021 in London, England

Roses full of personality

Explore the English Rose collection by colour, name or by suitability for a specific spot in the garden.


rose shrubs

Shrub roses are the jewel of any garden with their often large, fragrant blooms in copious colours. Ideal for planting in beds, borders, pots and containers they will illuminate any outdoor space with their decadent style.

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uk rose gardens

David Austin's award winning rose gardens in Shropshire, England, are once again open to visitors.


Rose inspiration for your garden

How to Plant a Potted Shrub Rose

By following these simple steps, you will ensure your potted shrub rose gets off to the...

RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2021

David Austin Roses bring a joyful rainbow of roses to Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2021

Glorious Garden Benches

Sit, Admire. Relax and enjoy your outdoor space To really enjoy your garden, surround a modest...

Literary Collection of English Roses

Our english rose varieties inspired by Literary classics Creating a rose is not dissimilar to writing...

New Roses for 2021

Introducing Eustacia Vye & Gabriel Oak We are delighted to be introducing two new roses, each...

Decorative Doorways

Planting a fragrant, colourful rose next to a doorway makes for an enticing entrance.Plant pots either...

Celebrating The Lark Ascending

A performance to celebrate 100 years On December 15th 1920 Ralph Vaughn Williams' classical piece 'The...

Gardener's Gift Guide

Struggling to find the perfect gift? From gift cards and best selling secateurs to books and...

How to Plant a Bare Root Standard Tree Rose

Bare root standard tree roses are best planted between January and May, depending on your zone. . This...

How To Train and Tie-in Climbing and Rambling Roses

Training a climbing or rambling rose allows you to direct the growth of your roses for...

Roses Inspired by Great Women

Every single David Austin English Rose has its own unique character, each one beautiful in its...

A Closer Look at Rosa 'Susan Williams-Ellis'

(Ausquirk) Susan Williams-Ellis English Shrub Rose Bred By David Austin shop now At a glance... Colour:...

Easy Care Collection

The easiest way to grow a rose well is to choose a strong, disease resistant variety. All of these varieties are healthy and reliable, so have the best chance of thriving for years in your garden.

Climbing & Rambling Roses

Ideal for growing on an obelisk, around a door, over an arch or up the front of a house, climbing and rambling roses have the ability to transform any outdoor space.