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Gertrude Jekyll

English Climbing Rose bred by David Austin

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Gertrude Jekyll

English Climbing Rose bred by David Austin

A much-loved rose, excelling in both beauty and fragrance

Ideal for

  • 6ft Wall or Fence

  • Doorway

  • Cuttings

  • Height

    Up to 8ft (2.5m)

  • Colour

    Bright pink

  • Fragrance

    Strong

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  • Description

    A short climber; it is always one of the first English Roses to start flowering. It bears perfect, little, scrolled buds, which open into the most beautiful, large, rosette shaped blooms of glowing bright pink. They have a strong, perfectly balanced Old Rose scent - often described as being the quintessential rose fragrance. DavidᅠAustin, 1986.

  • Characteristics

    • Family:

      English Climbing Rose

    • Fragrance Strength:

      Strong

    • Flowering:

      Repeat Flowering

    • Fragrance Notes:

      Old Rose

    • Colour:

      Bright pink

    • Height:

      Up to 8ft (2.5m)

  • Ideal for

    • 6ft Wall or Fence

    • Doorway

    • Obelisk or Pillar

    • Cuttings

  • Growing Conditions

    • Full Sunlight

    • East, South, West Facing

    • All soil types

  • Origin of Name

    Gertrude Jekyll was a famous garden designer and author, who has had a profound effect on the style of English gardens of the present day. She advocated incorporating roses in mixed borders and created over 400 picturesque gardens in the UK, Europe and America. She received the Veitch Memorial Medal and the RHS Victoria Medal of Honour.

  • Awards

    • RHS Garden of Merit Award
    • It has been voted England’s Favourite Rose by BBC Gardener’s World viewers and most recently The Nation’s Favourite Rose in a poll conducted by the RHS in 212. Winner of the James Mason Award from the Royal National Rose Society in 2002.


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