Looking for something?


COVID-19 Update - Our online store is OPEN and we are still shipping in the UK. For the latest information click here.

William Lobb

Old Rose

William Lobb

Old Rose

A tall shrub, with strongly fragrant blooms framed by green moss
  • Height & Spread

    6ft x 6ft

  • Colour


  • Fragrance


See more rose information


As part of our COVID-19 safety measures deliveries are taking up to 7 working days to arrive. More information.

Standard delivery £3.95

Next or nominated working day £5.95

Saturday delivery £9.95

Find out more about delivery

  • Description

    Large, open sprays of purple magenta blooms, fading to shades of purple, mauve and violet-grey. They have a rich perfume and plentiful green moss. A tall, vigorous shrub with thorny stems and dark green foliage; it can also be trained as a climber. Laffay, 1855.

  • Characteristics

    • Family:

      Old Rose

    • Fragrance Strength:


    • Flowering:

      Once Flowering

    • Fragrance Notes:

      Old Rose

    • Colour:


    • Height & Spread:

      6ft x 6ft

  • Ideal for

    • Shady Areas

    • Mixed Border

  • Growing Conditions

    • Full Sunlight

    • Partial Sunlight

    • North, East, South, West Facing

    • All soil types

  • Awards

    • RHS Garden of Merit Award

Need Help?

Call our rose experts0800 111 4699
Safe & Secure Shopping Safe & Secure Shopping