David Austin Roses

David Austin Rose

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
ALBRIGHTON RAMBLER
type:
bush
colour:
blush pink
perfume:
light musk
height:
medium climber/rambler
ANNE BOLEYN
type:
bush
colour:
light pink, small double blooms
perfume:
mild
height:
short shrub
BATHSHEBA
type:
bush
colour:
apricot blend
perfume:
good
height:
medium climber
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
BOSCOBEL
type:
bush
colour:
coral pink
perfume:
medium myrrh
height:
medium shrub
BROTHER CADFAEL
type:
bush
colour:
clear pink
perfume:
strong old rose
height:
tall
CHARLES DARWIN
type:
bush
colour:
medium yellow aging to creamy pink
perfume:
light
height:
medium shrub
CHARLOTTE
type:
bush
colour:
yellow with white reverse on outer petals
perfume:
light
height:
short
CHAUCER
type:
bush
colour:
delicate pink
perfume:
strong
height:
medium/tall shrub
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
DAME JUDI DENCH
type:
bush
colour:
apricot orange
perfume:
light tea
height:
short-medium shrub
DARCEY BUSSELL
type:
bush
colour:
deep crimson
perfume:
moderate fruity
height:
medium shrub
DESDEMONA
type:
bush
colour:
creamy white with peach hue
perfume:
strong
height:
short/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
EMILY BRONTE
type:
bush
colour:
soft pink/apricot, adding to cream
perfume:
strong tea
height:
medium
EVELYN
currently unavailable
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/clg
colour:
rich pink
perfume:
strong old rose
height:
short climber
GOLDEN CELEBRATION
type:
bush/clg
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
HERITAGE
type:
bush/clg
colour:
soft clear pink
perfume:
strong
height:
medium shrub short climber
JAMES L AUSTIN
type:
bush
colour:
deep pink
perfume:
light fruity
height:
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
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, aging to blushing pink and cream
perfume:
strong tea and fruity
height:
tall shrub short climber
LICHFIELD ANGEL
type:
bush
colour:
cream with soft apricot centre fading to white as flowers ag
perfume:
mild
height:
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 ROSE
type:
bush
colour:
medium pink
perfume:
good
height:
medium shrub
MILL ON THE FLOSS
type:
bush
colour:
mid-pink
perfume:
medium-strong fruity
height:
large shrub
MUNSTEAD WOOD
type:
bush
colour:
deep velvety crimson, sometimes with a brownish undertone
perfume:
strong
height:
short/medium shrub
OLIVIA ROSE AUSTIN
type:
bush
colour:
mid pink
perfume:
fruity
height:
medium/tall
OTHELLO
type:
bush
colour:
rich crimson
perfume:
strong
height:
medium / tall shrub
PAT AUSTIN
currently unavailable
type:
bush
colour:
copper
perfume:
strong tea
height:
medium shrub
PRINCESS ALEXANDRA OF KENT
type:
bush
colour:
very large warm pink blooms with lighter pink outer petals
perfume:
strong tea
height:
short/medium shrub
PRINCESS ANNE
type:
bush
colour:
medium pink
perfume:
tea
height:
short shrub
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
ROALD DAHL
type:
bush
colour:
apricot
perfume:
light fruity tea
height:
short/medium shrub
SCEPTER'D ISLE
type:
bush
colour:
soft pink
perfume:
strong myrrh
height:
medium shrub
SIR JOHN BETJEMAN
type:
bush
colour:
deep pink
perfume:
light
height:
short shrub
SOPHY'S ROSE
type:
bush
colour:
light red
perfume:
very light tea
height:
medium shrub
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
TAMORA
currently unavailable
type:
bush
colour:
apricot
perfume:
moderate
height:
short shrub
TEASING GEORGIA
type:
bush/clg
colour:
yellow fading to cream
perfume:
moderate tea
height:
tall shrub short climber
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES
type:
bush/clg
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
currently unavailable
type:
bush
colour:
dark crimson
perfume:
light old rose
height:
medium, spreading shrub
THE MILL ON THE FLOSS
type:
bush
colour:
mid-pink
perfume:
medium-strong fruity
height:
large shrub
THE PILGRIM
type:
bush
colour:
soft yellow
perfume:
light tea myrrh
height:
medium climber
THE POET'S WIFE
type:
bush
colour:
yellow
perfume:
light fruity
height:
medium shrub
THE SQUIRE
type:
bush
colour:
deep red
perfume:
strong old rose
height:
short/ medium shrub
THOMAS A. BECKET
type:
bush
colour:
light red
perfume:
good
height:
medium
TOTTERING BY GENTLY
type:
bush
colour:
yellow
perfume:
light-medium musk
height:
medium shrub
TRANQUILLITY
type:
bush
colour:
white
perfume:
light
height:
short/medium shrub
TROILUS
currently unavailable
type:
bush
colour:
honey buff
perfume:
strong
height:
medium 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
currently unavailable
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
WISLEY
type:
bush
colour:
pure soft pink
perfume:
moderate
height:
tall shrub
WOLLERTON OLD HALL
type:
bush
colour:
soft apricot aging to cream
perfume:
strong
height:
climber
YOUNG LYCIDAS
type:
bush
colour:
blends of deep magenta with red
perfume:
good
height:
medium shrub

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