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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Pink climbing English Rose Gertrude Jekyll growing up the front of a grand house
Pink climbing English Rose Gertrude Jekyll growing up the front of a grand house

Climbing &

Rambling roses

For fabulous floral impact train a Climbing or Rambling rose up the front of a house, wall or a fence.

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New for 2021

Eustacia Vye & Gabriel Oak

We are pleased to introduce two glorious new characters to our literary collection of English Roses; Eustacia Vye and Gabriel Oak, inspired by the works of English novelist Thomas Hardy.

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Advice on how to care for your roses

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:...

How to Deadhead a Rose

What is deadheading Deadheading is the removal of finished blooms in order to encourage further blooms...

How to Plant a 2-Quart Potted Rose

By following these simple steps, you will ensure your 2-Quart potted shrub rose gets off to...


White English Shrub Rose Desdemona
White English Shrub Rose Desdemona

Roses best for fragrance

With the exceptionally strong fragrance, these roses will delight the senses.

Pink English Shrub Rose Olivia Rose Austin in a mixed border
Pink English Shrub Rose Olivia Rose Austin in a mixed border

Repeat Flowering Roses

Repeat flowering roses bloom from early summer right into fall.