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The Lark Ascending

English Shrub Rose bred by David Austin

(Ausursula)

The Lark Ascending

English Shrub Rose bred by David Austin

A tall, airy shrub with clusters of graceful, semi-double flowers

Ideal for

  • Rose Hedges

  • Wild Areas

  • Shady Areas

  • Height & Spread

    5.5ft x 5ft

  • Colour

    Apricot

  • Fragrance

    Light

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  • Description

    Graceful, medium-sized, semi-double flowers, of a pleasing apricot, are produced from the ground upwards, and are held in large heads of up to fifteen, nicely spaced blooms. They have a beautiful open-cup shape, loosely filled with about twenty petals, arranged around a central cluster of golden stamens. The light fragrance varies between Tea and myrrh. It forms an extremely healthy shrub with tall, airy growth. Named after the much-loved piece of music by Ralph Vaughan Williams. David Austin, 2012.

  • Characteristics

    • Family:

      English Shrub Rose

    • Fragrance Strength:

      Light

    • Flowering:

      Repeat Flowering

    • Fragrance Notes:

      Tea/myrrh

    • Colour:

      Apricot

    • Height & Spread:

      5.5ft x 5ft

  • Ideal for

    • Attracting Bees

    • Shady Areas

    • Rose Hedges

    • Mixed Border

    • Wild Areas

  • Growing Conditions

    • Full Sunlight

    • Partial Sunlight

    • North, East, South, West Facing

    • All soil types

  • Origin of Name

    The name is taken from Ralph Vaughan Williams’ piece of music, which was recently voted Britain’s favourite by listeners to the BBC Radio 4 programme, Desert Island Discs.


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