Queen of Sweden®

(Austiger) English Shrub Rose Bred By David Austin
Colour: Light pink
Flowering: Repeat Flowering
Fragrance: Medium, Myrrh
Size: Medium Shrub 4ft (125cm) 3ft (90cm)
Bloom Size: Medium

Exquisite little buds open to half-enclosed cups, eventually becoming wide, shallow, upward-facing cups of pleasing formality. The colour begins as soft-apricot pink, gradually changing to pure soft pink over time. There is a lovely myrrh fragrance. Read more

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 potted rose

potted rose

WHAT IS A POTTED ROSE? A potted rose is a rose that arrives with an established root ball in our signature recyclable pot, with a generous helping of soil and controlled release rose food. Available year round, potted roses make a perfect gift and add instant blooms when planted in summer months. We advise planting as soon as possible dependent upon the weather.
£33.00

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 bare root rose

bare root rose

WHAT IS A BARE ROOT ROSE? Bare root roses are rose plants delivered without foliage and soil and are traditionally planted in dormancy in the winter months (October-April). Not only are bare root roses cost-effective, particularly when planted en masse, they are also easy to handle and delivered in plastic-free packaging. Planting bare roots in the winter allows their roots to establish and produce bountiful blooms by the next flowering season.
£23.00

Save 10% when you buy three of the same bareroot rose or three of the same potted rose

Standard Delivery - Arrives in 3-5 days
£3.95
Next Day Delivery - Order by 2pm today, get it Tuesday
£5.95
Nominated Day Delivery - Choose your delivery day (Order by 2pm Friday for delivery on a Saturday)
£5.95
You will receive a 1 hour delivery slot the morning of
your delivery via text/email.
You will receive a 1 hour delivery slot the morning of
your delivery via text/email.
 potted rose

potted rose

WHAT IS A POTTED ROSE? A potted rose is a rose that arrives with an established root ball in our signature recyclable pot, with a generous helping of soil and controlled release rose food. Available year round, potted roses make a perfect gift and add instant blooms when planted in summer months. We advise planting as soon as possible dependent upon the weather.
£33.00

Delivery within 5 working days

 bare root rose

bare root rose

WHAT IS A BARE ROOT ROSE? Bare root roses are rose plants delivered without foliage and soil and are traditionally planted in dormancy in the winter months (October-April). Not only are bare root roses cost-effective, particularly when planted en masse, they are also easy to handle and delivered in plastic-free packaging. Planting bare roots in the winter allows their roots to establish and produce bountiful blooms by the next flowering season.
£23.00

Save 10% when you buy three of the same bareroot rose or three of the same potted rose

Standard Delivery - Arrives in 3-5 days
£3.95
Next Day Delivery - Order by 2pm today, get it Tuesday
£5.95
Nominated Day Delivery - Choose your delivery day (Order by 2pm Friday for delivery on a Saturday)
£5.95
You will receive a 1 hour delivery slot the morning of
your delivery via text/email.
You will receive a 1 hour delivery slot the morning of
your delivery via text/email.

Description

Exquisite little buds open to half-enclosed cups, eventually becoming wide, shallow, upward-facing cups of pleasing formality. The colour begins as soft-apricot pink, gradually changing to pure soft pink over time. There is a lovely myrrh fragrance. It forms a bushy, yet upright shrub. Named to commemorate the Treaty of Friendship and Commerce between Sweden and Great Britain. David Austin, 2004.

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: Medium, Myrrh
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 Shrub Rose
Size: Medium Shrub 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. 4ft (125cm) 3ft (90cm)
Breeder: David Austin
Year of Introduction: 2004

Growing Conditions

North, East, South, West Facing
Roses Suitable for All Soil Types All soil types
Full Sunlight
Roses ideal for Shady Areas Partial Sunlight

Origin of Name

Named to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the Treaty of Friendship and Commerce between Queen Christina of Sweden and Oliver Cromwell of Great Britain in 1654.

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