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Thomas à Becket

English Shrub Rose bred by David Austin

(Auswinston)

Thomas à Becket

English Shrub Rose bred by David Austin

Informal rosette flowers complement natural, shrubby growth

Ideal for

  • Mixed Border

  • Rose Hedges

  • Cuttings

  • Height & Spread

    5ft x 4ft

  • Colour

    Crimson-red

  • Fragrance

    Medium

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  • Description

    A rose of similar character to the Species Roses, with natural, shrubby growth. The informal rosette flowers are a striking crimson-red. Held in medium-sized heads, they nod attractively on their stems. The Old Rose fragrance has a distinct lemon zest character. Named for Canterbury Cathedral. David Austin, 2013.

  • Characteristics

    • Family:

      English Shrub Rose

    • Fragrance Strength:

      Medium

    • Flowering:

      Repeat Flowering

    • Fragrance Notes:

      Old Rose

    • Colour:

      Crimson-red

    • Height & Spread:

      5ft x 4ft

  • Ideal for

    • Shady Areas

    • Rose Hedges

    • Mixed Border

    • Cuttings

  • Growing Conditions

    • Full Sunlight

    • Partial Sunlight

    • North, East, South, West Facing

    • All soil types

  • Origin of Name

    We were asked to name this rose for Canterbury Cathedral and were very pleased to do so.


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