Charles Darwin

(Auspeet) English Shrub Rose Bred By David Austin
PAT. PP1399

Best For Fragrance

Color: Yellow
Flowering: Repeat Flowering
Fragrance: Strong, Tea
Size: Large Shrub 4 1/2ft 4ft
Bloom Size: Large

The flowers are very full and rounded at first, later opening up to shallow cups. They are yellow in color, tending almost towards mustard, and have a strong, delicious fragrance, varying between soft floral Tea and pure lemon. 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

The flowers are very full and rounded at first, later opening up to shallow cups. They are yellow in color, tending almost towards mustard, and have a strong, delicious fragrance, varying between soft floral Tea and pure lemon. It makes a sturdy shrub with broad, spreading growth.

Characteristics

Color: Yellow
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: Strong, Tea
Bloom Size: Large 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: 2003
Suitable for zones: Zones 5-11
Petal Count: 140 petals

Growing Conditions

North, East, South, West Facing
All soil types
Full Sunlight
Partial Sunlight

Origin of Name

Named after the naturalist who was born in Shropshire where our UK nursery is located.