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.

shop English roses

Pink rose blooms in a mixed border in a country garden - Princess Alexandra of Kent
Pink rose blooms in a mixed border in a country garden - Princess Alexandra of Kent

Our most

fragrant roses

With their exceptionally strong fragrance these roses will delight the senses. From fruity scents to musk notes, each have their own unique character.

shop most fragrant roses

Discover Our

New 2020 ROSES

This year we welcome Silas Marner and The Country Parson to our collection of English Roses. Inspired by classic literary works, this unfussy pink rose and its feisty yellow companion join our Literary Collection.

shop new roses

Advice on how to care for your roses

Roses in Mixed Borders

Planting roses in a mixed border is one of the easiest ways of enjoying roses in your garden. Combine ...

How to Plant a Potted Shrub Rose

By following these simple steps, you will ensure your potted shrub rose gets off to the best possible...

How to Feed a Rose

Feeding your roses twice a year will encourage strong, healthy growth and abundant flowering. It’s a ...

How to Deadhead a Rose

What is deadheading Deadheading is the remova...

How to Plant a Rose in a Pot

Roses are excellent plants for growing in pots. English Roses, with their shrubby, bushy habit are id...

Purple Partnering Plants

Purple plants are a particularly good choice for blending with roses within a mixed border. Ranging from soft hues to rich tones...

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2019

We are delighted to be awarded our 18th gold medal and our 3rd consecutive ‘Best Rose Exhibit’ accolad...

A Very Special Exhibit for RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019

Our 37th year at the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show marked two particularly special moments in the story of David Austin Roses;...

Most Fragrant Rambling Roses

By training a fabulous, fragrant climbing or rambling rose up a wall or or fence, you can convert a du...

How to Prune an Established Climbing Rose

Pruning is arguably the most important job you can do for your roses. It gives your rose shape, struc...

Pruning English Climbers

Follow our top tips for pruning, training and tying-in English Climbing Roses to help you get the mos...

Pruning an English Shrub Rose

The instructions in this article cover the pruning of English Shrub Roses, as well as other repeat fl...


Climbing rose with pink flowers covering the front of a timber framed building.
Climbing rose with pink flowers covering the front of a timber framed building.

Climbing & rambling Roses

Train up a fence or wall for amazing impact.

View through rose covered pergola into the Renaissance Garden at David Austin Rose Gardens
View through rose covered pergola into the Renaissance Garden at David Austin Rose Gardens

rose gardens & plant centre

5 themed gardens. Free to visit.