Many of David Austin’s English Roses have won awards, both nationally and internationally, for their delicious fragrances and outstanding garden performance as shrubs and as climbers. A number of varieties are recipients of the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Award of Garden Merit (AGM). The AGM awards are designed to help gardeners make informed choices about plants. Only plants meeting its high standards for outstanding quality and reliable garden performance bear the prestigious RHS stamp of approval. Other accolades include The Nation’s Favourite Rose for ‘Gertrude Jekyll‘ and The World’s Favourite Rose for ‘Graham Thomas’.