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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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.

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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.

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Advice on how to care for your roses

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. T...

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 even coverage...

Mixed Border Colour Scheme: Rustic Apricot

Mixed beds and borders are one of the easiest ways to incorporate roses into your garden. Combine di...

Mixed Border Colour Scheme: Cool Pinks

Mixed beds and borders are one of the easiest ways to incorporate roses into your garden. Combine di...

Roses Inspired by Great Women

Every single David Austin English Rose has its own unique character, each one beautiful in its own wa...

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...


Pink English Climbing Rose growing up the front of a house Gertrude Jekyll
Pink English Climbing Rose growing up the front of a house Gertrude Jekyll

Climbing & rambling Roses

Train up a fence or wall for amazing impact.

Sustainable Plastic-free Bare Root English Rose for Autumn Planting
Sustainable Plastic-free Bare Root English Rose for Autumn Planting

seasonal Bare root roses

Sustainable. British grown. Plastic-free.