Emily Brontë®

(Ausearnshaw) English Standard Tree Rose Bred By David Austin

Best For Health

Best For Fragrance

Colour: Soft Pink Apricot Fading To Cream
Flowering: Repeat Flowering
Fragrance: Strong, Tea/Old Rose
Breeder: David Austin
Bloom Size: Large

An exceptionally beautiful rose with distinctive neat, flat blooms. Each bloom is a lovely soft pink, the smaller central petals deepening to rich apricot and surrounding deep-set stamens. Read more

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 potted rose

potted rose

WHAT IS A POTTED ROSE? Potted roses can be planted all year round and are delivered in our signature gold emblem pot. Plant in the summer for instant colour in the garden or give as a thoughtful gift. Depending on the time of year your rose may or may not arrive in bloom.
£64.95

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 bare root rose

bare root rose

WHAT IS A BARE ROOT ROSE? Seasonal bare root roses are delivered in plastic free packaging without soil or foliage. Best planted from November to April they will bloom come summer. A sustainable way of planting; they are cost effective and great for mass planting.
£45.00

Expected back in stock October 2022

 potted rose

potted rose

WHAT IS A POTTED ROSE? Potted roses can be planted all year round and are delivered in our signature gold emblem pot. Plant in the summer for instant colour in the garden or give as a thoughtful gift. Depending on the time of year your rose may or may not arrive in bloom.
£64.95

Delivery within 5 working days

 bare root rose

bare root rose

WHAT IS A BARE ROOT ROSE? Seasonal bare root roses are delivered in plastic free packaging without soil or foliage. Best planted from November to April they will bloom come summer. A sustainable way of planting; they are cost effective and great for mass planting.
£45.00

Expected back in stock October 2022

Description

An exceptionally beautiful rose with distinctive neat, flat blooms. Each bloom is a lovely soft pink, the smaller central petals deepening to rich apricot and surrounding deep-set stamens. The strong Tea scent becomes more Old Rose, with delicious hints of lemon and grapefruit. It forms a bushy shrub with strong, healthy, upright growth. Named for the Brontë Society to celebrate the bicentenary of the novelist’s birth. David Austin, 2018.

Characteristics

Colour: Soft Pink Apricot Fading To Cream BLOOM COLOUR Colour may vary depending on growing conditions. Colour fade is a characteristic of some varieties.
Flowering: Repeat Flowering REPEAT or ONCE FLOWERING? REPEAT FLOWERING roses flower in flushes from late spring through to early winter. ONCE FLOWERING roses only produce a single flush of blooms lasting 3 to 4 weeks in mid summer
Fragrance: Strong, Tea/Old Rose
Bloom Size: Large BLOOM SIZE GUIDE Bloom size varies over the life cycle of each bloom. Measurements refer to the average diameter of a bloom at its prime. LARGE BLOOM: 3.5-5" MEDIUM BLOOM: 2-3.5" SMALL BLOOM 1-2"
Family: English Standard Tree Rose
Breeder: David Austin
Year of Introduction: 2018

Growing Conditions

East, South, West Facing
All soil types
Full Sunlight
Partial Sunlight

Origin of Name

The Brontë Society asked us to name this rose to celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of the novelist, Emily Brontë. Her much-loved novel, Wuthering Heights, was published in 1847, a year before her untimely death at the age of 30. It is a dark tale of passion and revenge, centred around the relationship between Cathy Earnshaw and Heathcliff.

English STANDARD TREE ROSES

English Standard Tree Roses, with their height and spectacular display of blooms, are a simple way of creating impact in the garden. Formed by budding three shrubs on a stem, they make impressive focal points when placed in strategic positions. They can be used to line a path, frame a doorway, bring height to a border or add character to a bare wall. We believe our English Roses, with their natural bushy growth and beautiful, fragrant flowers are the finest of all roses for growing as standards. For dramatic effect, plant three or four closely together in a border.

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The Story of

David Austin Roses

In the early 1950s David Austin set out to create a more beautiful rose. Sixty years on, this simple objective remains at the heart of what we do. From one man's vision David Austin Roses has gone on to breed a collection of roses renowned across the world.

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