Benjamin Britten®

(Ausencart) English Shrub Rose Bred By David Austin
Color: Glowing deep red-pink
Flowering: Repeat Flowering
Fragrance: Medium, Fruity
Size: Large Shrub 4 1/2ft 4ft
Bloom Size: Medium

A variety of unusual coloring that changes with age to a glowing deep pink-red. The deeply cupped flowers soon open to slightly cupped rosettes. The fragrance is fruity, with aspects of wine and pear drops. It forms a dense, rather upright shrub. Read more

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 bare root rose

bare root rose

WHAT IS A BARE ROOT ROSE? Seasonal bare root roses are shipped without soil or foliage. Best planted between January to May, depending on your hardiness zone, they will bloom come summer. A sustainable way of planting; they are cost effective and great for mass planting.
$32.00

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 2-quart potted rose

2-quart potted rose

WHAT IS A 2-QUART POTTED ROSE? 2-Quart potted roses are available in spring (April-May) and fall (September-October) in all zones. Carefully planted and delivered in a 2-Quart plastic pot with soil, depending on the time of year, your rose may or not arrive in bloom. 2-Quart potted roses will bud or flower soon after planting depending on your climate.
$35.00

Save 10% when you buy three of the same rose

 bare root rose

bare root rose

WHAT IS A BARE ROOT ROSE? Seasonal bare root roses are shipped without soil or foliage. Best planted between January to May, depending on your hardiness zone, they will bloom come summer. A sustainable way of planting; they are cost effective and great for mass planting.
$32.00

Shipping 2023

 2-quart potted rose

2-quart potted rose

WHAT IS A 2-QUART POTTED ROSE? 2-Quart potted roses are available in spring (April-May) and fall (September-October) in all zones. Carefully planted and delivered in a 2-Quart plastic pot with soil, depending on the time of year, your rose may or not arrive in bloom. 2-Quart potted roses will bud or flower soon after planting depending on your climate.
$35.00

Save 10% when you buy three of the same rose

Description

A variety of unusual coloring that changes with age to a glowing deep pink-red. The deeply cupped flowers soon open to slightly cupped rosettes. The fragrance is fruity, with aspects of wine and pear drops. It forms a dense, rather upright shrub.

Characteristics

Color: Glowing deep red-pink
Flowering: Repeat Flowering REPEAT or ONCE FLOWERING? REPEAT FLOWERING roses flower in flushes from late spring through to early winter. ONCE FLOWERING roses only produce a single flush of blooms lasting 3 to 4 weeks in mid summer
Fragrance: Medium, Fruity
Bloom Size: Medium BLOOM SIZE GUIDE Bloom size varies over the life cycle of each bloom. Measurements refer to the average diameter of a bloom at its prime. LARGE BLOOM: 3.5-5" MEDIUM BLOOM: 2-3.5" SMALL BLOOM 1-2"
Family: English Shrub Rose
Size: Large Shrub SIZE GUIDE All measurements are approximate 'height x width' and refer to a 3 year old established rose, pruned once annually, measured during the first flush of flowers in June 4 1/2ft 4ft
Breeder: David Austin
Year of Introduction: 2001
Suitable for zones: Zones 4-11
Petal Count: 60 petals

Growing Conditions

East, South, West Facing
All soil types
Full Sunlight

Origin of Name

Named after the English composer and conductor.