English Roses

Bred by David Austin

For almost 60 years David Austin Roses has been breeding exquisite English Roses. Renowned for their beautiful, often many petalled, repeat flowering blooms and enticing, rich fragrances there are now over 200 rose varieties bred by David Austin, each one making a fantastic contribution to any garden.

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New yellow NHS English Shrub Rose for 2021 Nye Bevan
New yellow NHS English Shrub Rose for 2021 Nye Bevan

NEW for 2021

We are pleased to introduce the Nye Bevan (Auspital) English Shrub Rose in tribute to Nye Bevan and the NHS. £2.50 from the sale of each rose will be donated to health charities including NHS Charities Together.

Mortimer Sackler  pink climbing rose on an obelisk.
Mortimer Sackler  pink climbing rose on an obelisk.

climbing & rambling roses

Ideal for growing on an obelisk, around a door, over an arch or up the front of a house, climbing and rambling roses have the ability to transform any outdoor space.

Gertrude Jekyll pink English shrub rose outside a house
Gertrude Jekyll pink English shrub rose outside a house


shrub roses

Shrub roses are the jewel of any garden with their often large, fragrant blooms in copious colours. Ideal for planting in beds, borders, pots and containers they will illuminate any outdoor space with their decadent style.

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Advice on how to care for your roses

Illuminate With Yellow Roses

COTTAGE GARDEN STYLE ILLUMINATEwith yellow roses   Don't shy away from yellow in the garden. Yellow...

How to create a two plant cottage garden style

COTTAGE GARDEN STYLE TWO PLANTcottage garden   Plant with abundance a combination of English Roses and...

Introducing the New 2021 Nye Bevan Rose

Gardening and health have forever been entwined but this year we experienced this bond in ways...

How to combine roses with silver toned foliage

COTTAGE GARDEN STYLE SPRINKLEwith silver   Using silver toned foliage is a way to add depth...

Positive Planting to Support Health Charities in 2021

Gardening and health have long been recognised as intrinsically and uniquely linked. The first lockdown found...

Glorious Garden Benches

Sit, Admire. Relax and enjoy your outdoor space To really enjoy your garden, surround a modest...

Literary Collection of English Roses

Our english rose varieties inspired by Literary classics Creating a rose is not dissimilar to writing...

Decorative Doorways

Planting a fragrant, colourful rose next to a doorway makes for an enticing entrance.Plant pots either...

Celebrating The Lark Ascending

A performance to celebrate 100 years On December 15th 1920 Ralph Vaughn Williams' classical piece 'The...

Gardener's Gift Guide

Struggling to find the perfect gift? From gift cards and festive red twine to rose scented...

How to Plant a Bare Root Standard Tree Rose

Bare root standard tree roses are best planted between November and April, during bare root season....

How To Train and Tie-in Climbing and Rambling Roses

Training a climbing or rambling rose allows you to direct the growth of your roses for...