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Yellow, Apricot & Pink Bee Friendly Bundle - 3 Roses

Yellow, Apricot & Pink Bee Friendly Bundle - 3 Roses

  • Rose 1: Tottering-by-Gently x 1
  • Rose 2: The Lark Ascending x 1
  • Rose 3: Scepter'd Isle x 1
  • +PLUS: 1 FREE Mycorrhizal Fungi 90g
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    • Description

      Its beauty is found in the simplicity of its single yellow flowers and the spectacular display they create when viewed en masse. They are held in large, open sprays on a rounded, branching shrub. Named to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Annie Tempest’s classic weekly cartoon. David Austin, 2018.

    • Characteristics

      • Family:

        English Shrub Rose

      • Fragrance Strength:

        Light-medium

      • Flowering:

        Repeat Flowering

      • Fragrance Notes:

        Musk

      • Colour:

        Yellow

      • Height & Spread:

        4ft x 4ft

    • Ideal for

      • Attracting Bees

      • Rose Hips

      • Rose Hedges

      • Mixed Border

      • Windy & Exposed

    • Origin of Name

      Named to celebrate the 25th anniversary year of Annie Tempest’s classic weekly cartoon. First published in Country Life magazine in January 1994, Tottering-by-Gently depicts the everyday capers of Dicky and Daffy Tottering, and their family, at Tottering Hall. The tongue-in-cheek humour cleverly addresses differing social perspectives of our time.

    • Awards

      • Highly Recommended
    • Description

      Graceful semi-double flowers, of a pleasing apricot, are produced from the ground upwards, and are held in large heads of up to fifteen, nicely spaced blooms. They have a beautiful open-cup shape, loosely filled with about twenty petals, arranged around a cluster of golden stamens. It forms an extremely healthy shrub with tall, airy growth. Named after the much-loved piece of music by Ralph Vaughan Williams.David Austin, 2012.

    • Characteristics

      • Family:

        English Shrub Rose

      • Fragrance Strength:

        Light

      • Flowering:

        Repeat Flowering

      • Fragrance Notes:

        Tea/myrrh

      • Colour:

        Apricot

      • Height & Spread:

        5ft x 5ft

    • Ideal for

      • Attracting Bees

      • Rose Hips

      • Shady Areas

      • Rose Hedges

      • Mixed Border

      • Wild Areas

    • Origin of Name

      The name is taken from Ralph Vaughan Williams’ piece of music, which was recently voted Britain’s favourite by listeners to the BBC Radio 4 programme, Desert Island Discs.

    • Awards

      • Highly Recommended
    • Description

      This pretty rose bears numerous cupped flowers, each with yellow stamens. They are a lovely light pink, becoming paler on the outer petals, and have a powerful myrrh fragrance. It forms an elegant, upright shrub, its blooms held gracefully above the foliage. The name is taken from John of Gaunt’s speech, expressing his love for England, in Shakespeare’s Richard II. David Austin, 1996.

    • Characteristics

      • Family:

        English Shrub Rose

      • Fragrance Strength:

        Strong

      • Flowering:

        Repeat Flowering

      • Fragrance Notes:

        Myrrh

      • Colour:

        Light pink

      • Height & Spread:

        4ft x 4ft

    • Ideal for

      • Attracting Bees

      • Shady Areas

      • Pots & Containers

      • Mixed Border

      • Rose Border

    • Origin of Name

      The name comes from John of Gaunt’s speech expressing his love for England in Shakespeare’s Richard II.

    • Awards

      • Highly Recommended
      • Royal National Rose Society (RNRS) Henry Edland Award for fragrance.


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