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The Ancient Mariner

English Shrub Rose bred by David Austin

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The Ancient Mariner

English Shrub Rose bred by David Austin

Masses of very large, wonderfully fragrant blooms

Ideal for

  • Mixed Border

  • Rose Border

  • Pots & Containers

  • Height & Spread

    4ft x 4ft

  • Colour

    Mid pink

  • Fragrance

    Strong

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  • Description

    An impressive variety, bearing masses of very large. many petalled blooms on a bushy, quite upright shrub. The blooms are a lovely glowing mid pink at the centre, paling towards the edges. Over time, they each reveal a cluster of golden stamens. There is a strong, warm myrrh fragrance. David Austin, 2015.

  • Characteristics

    • Family:

      English Shrub Rose

    • Fragrance Strength:

      Strong

    • Flowering:

      Repeat Flowering

    • Fragrance Notes:

      Myrrh

    • Colour:

      Mid pink

    • Height & Spread:

      4ft x 4ft

  • Ideal for

    • Shady Areas

    • Pots & Containers

    • Rose Hedges

    • Mixed Border

    • Rose Border

  • Growing Conditions

    • Full Sunlight

    • Partial Sunlight

    • North, East, South, West Facing

    • All soil types

  • Origin of Name

    The name of this rose was inspired by Samuel Taylor Coleridge's epic poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, published in 1798 in Lyrical Ballads.


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