Scepter'd Isle

(Ausland) English Standard Tree Rose Bred By David Austin

Best For Flowering

Best For Fragrance

Colour: Light pink
Flowering: Repeat Flowering
Fragrance: Strong, Myrrh
Breeder: David Austin
Year of Introduction: 1996

Numerous light pink, cuppedblooms are held gracefullyabove the foliage on elegant,upright growth. The bloomsare produced with greatabundance and have apowerful myrrh fragrance. 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.
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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.
$60.00

Prefer a potted rose?

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Description

Numerous light pink, cuppedblooms are held gracefullyabove the foliage on elegant,upright growth. The bloomsare produced with greatabundance and have apowerful myrrh fragrance.

Characteristics

Colour: Light pink BLOOM COLOR Color may vary depending on growing conditions. Color fade is a characteristic of some varieties.
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, Myrrh
Family: English Standard Tree Rose
Breeder: David Austin
Year of Introduction: 1996
Suitable for zones: Zones 4-11
Petal Count: 45 petals

Growing Conditions

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

Origin of Name

The name is taken from John of Gaunt’s speech, expressing his love forEngland, in Shakespeare’s Richard II.

English STANDARD TREE ROSES

English Standard Tree Roses, with their height and spectacular display of blooms, are a simple way of creating impact in the garden. Formed by budding three shrubs on a stem, they make impressive focal points when placed in strategic positions. They can be used to line a path, frame a doorway, bring height to a border or add character to a bare wall. We believe our English Roses, with their natural bushy growth and beautiful, fragrant flowers are the finest of all roses for growing as standards. For dramatic effect, plant three or four closely together in a border.

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The Story of

DAvid austin roses

In the early 1950s David Austin set out to create a more beautiful rose. Sixty years on, this simple objective remains at the heart of what we do. From one man's vision David Austin Roses has gone on to breed a collection of roses renowned across the world.

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