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English Roses are some of the best-loved, high-performance flowers in the garden, so they are perfect for growing in the mixed border. When David Austin set out to breed the English Roses, one of his guiding principles was that his new roses should have the natural, shrubby growth that is typical of their ancestors the Old Roses.

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Wollerton Old Hall - One of the most fragrant of all English Roses. It has the distinctive myrrh scent which is rarely found in roses. The plump buds have attractive flashes of red. These open to form round, rich buttery yellow coloured blooms which eventually pale to a softer creamy colour. Even when the flowers are fully open, they retain their beautifully rounded chalice shape.

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Scepter'd Isle The name was taken from William Shakespeare's romantic, idyllic description of England in Richard II: This royal throne of kings, this scepter'd isle... This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea...

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David Austin Roses, true old english garden roses. Most smell incredible with strong perfume!

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David Austin 'Alnwick' roses {I LOVE David Austin old english roses and this one is supposed to smell like raspberries!}

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English Roses are some of the best-loved, high-performance flowers in the garden, so they are perfect for growing in the mixed border. When David Austin set out to breed the English Roses, one of his guiding principles was that his new roses should have the natural, shrubby growth that is typical of their ancestors the Old Roses.

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Wedgwood Rose - The individual flowers of this rose are among the most beautiful we have ever bred. This variety is also, insofar as we can tell, almost completely free of disease – something that can be said of only a very few roses. The blooms are of medium to large size and have petals of a delicate, almost gossamer-like quality; the colour being a soft rose pink – all this adding up to a charming Old Rose effect. They have a lovely fruity fragrance on the outer petals, with a…

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David Austin rose 'Golden Celebration'. Easy to grow, huge blooms 3-6" across. Ordered from David Austen 2/28

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