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Brighten up your flower beds

Instantly add a splash of colour and fragrance to your garden borders or patio containers this summer with English potted roses.

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

English

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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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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How to Plant a Potted Climbing Rose

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

How to Plant a Rose in a Pot

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

How to Deadhead a Rose

What is deadheading Deadheading is the removal of finished blooms in order to encourage further blooms...

How to Plant a Potted Shrub Rose

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

How to combine roses with silver toned foliage

Using silver toned foliage is a way to add depth to a border whilst keeping the...

Create a regency look with climbing roses

There is something magical about regency style. It suggests romance, opulence and beauty. It is no...

How to create privacy with climbing roses

There is no prettier privacy screen than an elegant climbing rose. Whether it be protection from...

How to create a floral aisle alleyway

Those little paths and alleyways down the sides of a house can be a dark and...

How to create simple home grown arrangements

One of the best aspects of growing roses is the satisfaction one gets from cutting a...

How to create a rose covered arch

Need space for more roses? Arches are the best way to create an abundance of blooms...

How to transform your shed into a floral fantasy

Many gardens have a trusty shed or two, often unloved and borne out of necessity. However,...