Mortimer Sackler

(Ausorts) English Climbing Rose Bred By David Austin

Best For Flowering

Best For Health

Colour: Light pink
Flowering: Repeat Flowering
Fragrance: Light-medium, Old Rose
Size: Medium Climber 12ft (3.75m)
Bloom Size: Medium

A delicately beautiful, rather unusual climber, bearing pretty pointed buds which open to medium-sized, loosely double, light pink flowers. Read more

6ft Wall or Fence

10ft Wall or Fence

Standard Arch

Obelisk or Pillar

Doorway

Very Few Thorns

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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.
£19.50

Delivery within 5 working days

 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.
£27.00

Delivery within 2-4 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.
£19.50

Delivery within 5 working days

 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.
£27.00

Delivery within 2-4 working days

Description

A delicately beautiful, rather unusual climber, bearing pretty pointed buds which open to medium-sized, loosely double, light pink flowers. Produced in large open sprays over a very long season, the flowers are held on slender dark stems and gradually open to expose golden stamens. There is a light-medium Old Rose scent with hints of fruit. It is healthy and almost thornless with relatively small, dark green leaves.

Characteristics

Colour: Light pink 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: Light-medium, Old Rose
Bloom Size: Medium 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 Climbing Rose
Size: Medium Climber SIZE GUIDE All measurements are approximate 'height x width' and refer to a 3 year old established rose, pruned once annually, measured during the first flush of flowers in June. 12ft (3.75m)
Breeder: David Austin
Year of Introduction: 2002

Ideal For

6ft Wall or Fence
10ft Wall or Fence
Standard Arch
Obelisk or Pillar
Doorway
Very Few Thorns
Shady Areas

Growing Conditions

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

Origin of Name

The right to name this rose was auctioned on behalf of The National Trust to raise funds for their gardens. It was bought by Theresa Sackler for her husband’s birthday.

English Climbing Roses

English Climbing Roses are perfect for softening structures or creating height in your garden. Unlike many climbing roses, they repeat flower with exceptional continuity and are clothed in blooms from the ground upwards. As a group, they don’t grow too tall, making them easy to manage and the perfect height for appreciating the beauty and fragrance of their blooms.

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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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Climbing & rambling ROSE CARE & ADVICE

Create a cottage look with climbing roses

A unique way to change the style of your home, simply by adding flowers.

How to create a rose covered arch

Arches are the best way to create an abundance of blooms in gardens and small outdoor spaces.

How to grow roses on pillars

Turn a simple pillar into a pretty perfumed masterpiece by covering with a climbing or small rambling rose.

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.

Decorative Doorways

Planting a fragrant, colourful rose next to a doorway makes for an enticing entrance.

Create a cottage garden path with roses

Even the smallest front garden can celebrate cottage style with roses tumbling up the path to the door.

How to Plant a Potted Climbing Rose

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

Create a regency look with climbing roses

Create your own bit of regency romance by training a climbing rose up a wall.

How to create privacy with climbing roses

There is no prettier privacy screen than an elegant climbing rose.

How to transform your shed into a floral fantasy

These cumbersome structures can be the perfect supporting structure for a rambling rose.