• Breeders of english roses
  • Winners of 21 chelsea flower show gold medals
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About us

A lifetime of breeding excellence

A lifetime of breeding excellence

In the early 1950s David Austin set out to create a more beautiful rose. Sixty years on, this simple objective remains.

From a hobby breeder as a young teenager David Austin has gone on to breed a collection of roses renowned across the world.

Rose breeding is often described as being as much an art as a science.

All David Austin roses have a collective style and reflect one man’s vision. All have beautiful blooms and in most cases wonderful fragrance held on graceful attractive shrubs. A garden of these outstanding roses is hard to beat for sheer exuberance of flower and fragrance.

Today, David Austin Roses remains a family business. David Austin has been joined by his son David and his grandson, Richard.

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  • Our plant centre & gardens

    Our plant centre & gardens

    We are delighted to announce that our Rose Garden exhibit at the 2014 Chelsea Flower Show has been awarded a Gold. This takes our total to eighteen gold medals at this prestigious flower show...

  • Advice & Inspiration

    Advice & Inspiration

    Most roses will reward any extra care and attention well by flowering better. The better your roses are grown, the more healthy and disease resistant they will be...

  • Request a Catalogue

    Request a Catalogue

    Request a free copy of David Austin’s beautifully illustrated catalogue, the Handbook of Roses. If you share our passion for gardening, we invite you to request your free copy, with compliments of David Austin...