David Austin Roses

David Austin is one of the largest of modern day rose breeding firms, producing roses often reminiscent of older styles, with prodigious flowering capabilities and perfumes for modern gardens.

The style has become popular all over the world and the roses are often referred to as English Roses.

A SHROPSHIRE LAD

type:

bush

colour:

soft peach - pink

perfume:

strong

height:

tall shrub
or short climber

ABRAHAM DARBY

type:

bush

colour:

apricot/peach/pink

perfume:

strong

height:

tall shrub
or short climber

AMBRIDGE ROSE

type:

bush

colour:

apricot

perfume:

strong

height:

medium shrub

ANNE BOLEYN

type:

bush

colour:

light pink, small double blooms

perfume:

mild

height:

short shrub

BELLE STORY

type:

bush

colour:

light pink, large semi-double blooms

perfume:

mild

height:

medium/tall
shrub

BENJAMIN BRITTEN

type:

bush

colour:

orange-red

perfume:

strong, fruity

height:

medium shrub

BROTHER CADFAEL

type:

bush

colour:

medium pink

perfume:

strong

height:

medium/tall
shrub short climber

CHARLES DARWIN

type:

bush

colour:

medium yellow fading to creamy pink

perfume:

light

height:

medium shrub

CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH

type:

bush

colour:

lilac - pink

perfume:

strong

height:

medium / tall shrub

CHARLOTTE

type:

bush

colour:

yellow with white reverse on outer petals

perfume:

light

height:

tall

CHARMIAN

type:

bush

colour:

dark pink

perfume:

strong

height:

medium/tall shrub

CHAUCER

type:

bush

colour:

delicate pink

perfume:

strong

height:

medium/tall shrug

CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE

type:

bush

colour:

Unusual orange red with golden reverse

perfume:

moderate tea

height:

short / medium shrub

CLAIRE AUSTIN

type:

bush

colour:

pale lemon opening to cream/white

perfume:

strong

height:

tall arching shrub, short climber

CLAIRE ROSE

type:

bush

colour:

blush pink / white

perfume:

moderate

height:

medium / tall shrub

COMTES DE CHAMPAGNE

type:

bush

colour:

rich yellow fading to soft yellow to champagne pink

perfume:

moderate honey and musk

height:

medium/tall
shrub

CROCUS ROSE

type:

bush

colour:

soft apricot fading to cream

perfume:

moderate tea fragrance

height:

medium shrub

CROWN PRINCESS MARGARETA

type:

bush

colour:

apricot / orange

perfume:

strong

height:

tall shrub short climber

CYMBELINE

type:

bush

colour:

;light pink

perfume:

myrrh

height:

tall

DAPPLE DAWN

type:

bush

colour:

single soft pink blooms

perfume:

slight musk

height:

medium/tall shrub

DARCEY BUSSELL

type:

bush

colour:

deep crimson

perfume:

moderate fruity

height:

medium shrub

DOVE

type:

bush

colour:

blush / white

perfume:

very slight

height:

low shrub

EGLANTYNE

type:

bush

colour:

light pink

perfume:

strong old rose

height:

medium shrub
short climber

ELLEN

type:

bush

colour:

apricot

perfume:

moderate

height:

medium / tall shrub

ENGLAND’S ROSE

type:

bush

colour:

deep pink

perfume:

strong

height:

short shrub

ENGLISH GARDEN

type:

bush

colour:

soft apricot yellow

perfume:

slight

height:

short shrub

EVELYN

type:

bush

colour:

apricot/pink

perfume:

strong old rose and fruit

height:

medium/tall shrub

FAIR BIANCA

type:

bush

colour:

white

perfume:

slight

height:

tall shrub

FALSTAFF

type:

bush

colour:

dark crimson

perfume:

strong old rose

height:

medium shrub
short climber

FISHERMAN’S FRIEND

type:

bush

colour:

dark red

perfume:

strong

height:

tall shrub

GERTRUDE JEKYLL

type:

bush

colour:

rich pink

perfume:

strong old rose

height:

short climber

GLAMIS CASTLE

type:

bush

colour:

creamy white

perfume:

rich myrrh

height:

short shrub

GOLDEN CELEBRATION

type:

bush

colour:

rich golden yellow

perfume:

strong tea and fruity

height:

medium / tall shrub

GRACE

type:

bush

colour:

apricot

perfume:

light

height:

medium shrub

GRAHAM THOMAS

type:

bush

colour:

rich yellow

perfume:

moderate

height:

tall shrub
short climber

HAPPY CHILD

type:

bush

colour:

strong yellow

perfume:

moderate tea

height:

short / medium shrub

HERITAGE

type:

bush

colour:

soft clear pink

perfume:

strong

height:

medium shrub
short climber

HERO

type:

bush

colour:

medium pink

perfume:

good myrrh

height:

tall shrub

JAQUENETTA

type:

bush

colour:

peachy apricot to copper

perfume:

light

height:

tall shrub

JAYNE AUSTIN

type:

bush

colour:

soft yellow to soft apricot

perfume:

moderate tea

height:

medium shrub

JOHN CLARE

type:

bush

colour:

deep pink

perfume:

light

height:

short/medium
shrub

JUBILEE CELEBRATION

type:

bush

colour:

salmon pink with soft gold reverse

perfume:

strong fruity

height:

medium shrub

JUDE THE OBSCURE

type:

bush

colour:

apricot yellow

perfume:

Strong fruity

height:

tall shrub
short climber

KATHERINE MORLEY

type:

bush

colour:

soft pink

perfume:

moderate

height:

tall shrub

L.D. BRAITHWAITE

type:

bush

colour:

bright red

perfume:

very light

height:

medium shrub

LADY OF SHALOTT

type:

bush

colour:

rich apricot with golden yellow reverse

perfume:

strong tea

height:

medium shrub
pillar rose

LEANDER

type:

bush

colour:

apricot

perfume:

strong tea and fruity

height:

tall shrub
short climber

LICHTFIELD ANGEL

type:

bush

colour:

cream with soft apricot centre fading to white as flowers ag

perfume:

mild

height:

medium shrub

LILAC ROSE

type:

bush

colour:

lilac

perfume:

strong

height:

low / medium
shrub

LILIAN AUSTIN

type:

bush

colour:

salmon – pink & apricot

perfume:

moderate

height:

short shrub

LUCETTA

type:

bush

colour:

soft blush pink

perfume:

very light

height:

tall shrub
short climber

MARY MAGDALENE

type:

bush

colour:

very soft apricot pink

perfume:

tea rose with hint of myrrh

height:

short shrub

MARY ROSE

type:

bush

colour:

medium pink

perfume:

good

height:

medium shrub

MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE

type:

bush

colour:

medium pink

perfume:

light

height:

medium shrub
short climber

MISS ALICE

type:

bush

colour:

soft pale pink

perfume:

light rose

height:

very short shrub

MOLINEUX

type:

bush

colour:

rich yellow

perfume:

moderate tea

height:

medium shrub

MOONBEAM

type:

bush

colour:

cream

perfume:

medium

height:

tall shrub

NEW WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

type:

bush

colour:

rich velvet crimson changing to rich purple

perfume:

strong old rose

height:

medium/tall shrub

NOBLE ANTHONY

type:

bush

colour:

magenta pink

perfume:

strong old rose

height:

short/
medium shrub

OTHELLO

type:

bush

colour:

rich crimson

perfume:

strong

height:

medium / tall shrub

PAT AUSTIN

type:

bush

colour:

copper

perfume:

strong tea

height:

medium shrub

PEACH BLOSSOM

type:

bush

colour:

soft pink

perfume:

moderate

height:

medium

PEGASUS

type:

bush

colour:

apricot/peach

perfume:

light tea

height:

medium, arching shrub
short climber

PERDITA

type:

bush

colour:

apricot blush

perfume:

strong

height:

medium shrub

PORTMEIRION

type:

bush

colour:

deep pink

perfume:

strong old rose

height:

short shrub

PRETTY JESSICA

type:

bush

colour:

deep pink

perfume:

strong

height:

short shrub

PRINCESS ALEXANDRA OF KENT

type:

bush

colour:

very large pink blooms with lighter pink outer petals

perfume:

strong tea

height:

medium shrub

PRINCESS ANNE

type:

bush

colour:

medium pink

perfume:

tea

height:

short

PROSPERO

type:

bush

colour:

rich crimson

perfume:

very slight

height:

low shrub

RADIO TIMES

type:

bush

colour:

medium pink

perfume:

strong old rose

height:

medium shrub

RED COAT

type:

bush

colour:

bright crimson

perfume:

very slight musk

height:

tall shrub

REDOUTE

type:

bush

colour:

light pink

perfume:

moderate fruity old rose

height:

medium shrub

SCEPTER’D ISLE

type:

bush

colour:

soft pink

perfume:

strong myrrh

height:

medium shrub

SHARIFA ASMA

type:

bush

colour:

very soft pink

perfume:

strong fruity

height:

short shrub

SHROPSHIRE LASS

type:

bush

colour:

flesh pink fading to white

perfume:

light

height:

tall shrub short climber

SIR JOHN BENJAMIN

type:

bush

colour:

deep pink

perfume:

light

height:

short shrub

SIR WALTER RALEIGH

type:

bush

colour:

deep warm pink

perfume:

strong

height:

medium shrub

SKYLARK

type:

bush

colour:

deep pink fading to lilac pink

perfume:

light

height:

medium shrub

SOPHY’S ROSE

type:

bush

colour:

light red

perfume:

very light tea

height:

medium shrub

ST. CECILIA

type:

bush

colour:

very soft pink with very soft apricot undertones

perfume:

strong

height:

short / medium shrub

ST.SWITHUN

type:

bush

colour:

soft pink

perfume:

strong pure myrrh

height:

medium shrub
short climber

STRAWBERRY HILL

type:

bush

colour:

rose pink fading to light pink edges as the flowers age

perfume:

strong myrrh

height:

medium/tall shrub

SUMMER SONG

type:

bush

colour:

burnt orange

perfume:

good

height:

medium shrub

SWAN

type:

bush

colour:

white with lemon centre, aging to white
almost thornless

perfume:

mild myrrh

height:

tall shrub
short climber

SWEET JULIET

type:

bush

colour:

apricot

perfume:

moderate tea

height:

medium shrub

TAMORA

type:

bush

colour:

apricot

perfume:

moderate

height:

short shrub

TEA CLIPPER

type:

bush

colour:

apricot

perfume:

moderate

height:

tall,
few thorns

TEASING GEORGIA

type:

bush

colour:

yellow fading to cream

perfume:

moderate tea

height:

tall shrub
short climber

TESS OF THE D’URBERVILLES

type:

bush

colour:

bright crimson

perfume:

moderate old rose

height:

tall shrub
short climber

THE ALNWICK ROSE

type:

bush

colour:

rich light pink

perfume:

strong old rose

height:

medium, upright shrub

THE DARK LADY

type:

bush

colour:

dark crimson

perfume:

light old rose

height:

medium, spreading shrub

THE ENDEAVOUR

type:

bush

colour:

salmon pink with golden reverse

perfume:

light spicy

height:

medium shrub

THE HERBALIST

type:

bush

colour:

crimson/pink

perfume:

good old rose

height:

medium shrub

THE KNIGHT

type:

bush

colour:

crimson

perfume:

moderate

height:

low / medium shrub

THE MAYFLOWER

type:

bush

colour:

deep rose pink

perfume:

moderate old rose

height:

short /
medium shrub

THE PRINCE

type:

bush

colour:

very dark crimson

perfume:

strong old rose

height:

short shrub

THE REEVE

type:

bush

colour:

dusty deep pink

perfume:

slight

height:

low / medium shrub

THE SQUIRE

type:

bush

colour:

deep red

perfume:

strong old rose

height:

short/
medium shrub

THE YEOMAN

type:

bush

colour:

orange pink

perfume:

myrrh

height:

short

TRADESCANT

type:

bush

colour:

wine, crimson

perfume:

strong old rose

height:

medium shrub
short climber

TROILUS

type:

bush

colour:

honey buff

perfume:

strong

height:

medium shrub

WENLOCK

type:

bush

colour:

crimson

perfume:

slight

height:

medium shrub

WIFE OF BATH

type:

bush

colour:

rose - pink

perfume:

strong

height:

low shrub

WILDEVE

type:

bush

colour:

blush pink

perfume:

moderate

height:

short/
medium shrub

WILLIAM MORRIS

type:

bush

colour:

apricot - pink

perfume:

strong tea

height:

tall shrub
short climber

WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL

type:

bush

colour:

white

perfume:

good old rose

height:

medium shrub

WINDERMERE

type:

bush

colour:

cream with touches of apricot and pink

perfume:

moderate fruity

height:

medium shrub

WINDRUSH

type:

bush

colour:

light yellow

perfume:

moderate spicy musk

height:

medium/tall shrub

WISE PORTIA

type:

bush

colour:

deep pink

perfume:

very slight

height:

medium shrub

WISLEY

type:

bush

colour:

pure soft pink

perfume:

moderate

height:

tall shrub

YELLOW CHARLES AUSTIN

type:

bush

colour:

lemon yellow

perfume:

moderate

height:

tall shrub

YOUNG LYCIDAS

type:

bush

colour:

blends of deep magenta with red

perfume:

good

height:

medium shrub