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David Austin and Shrub roses
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Abraham Derby £7.25
A well-formed shrub of shapely, bushy growth. In early summer it is studded with large, deeply cupped blooms in shades of pink, apricot and yellow. A rich fruity fragrance with a refreshing sharpness and in spite of their size, these continue to be produced for the remainder of the season. An excellent vigorous shrub. Height 5 ft. x 5 ft.
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Ballerina £5.95
A short vigorous shrub, with hydrangea-like heads of small, single, blossom pink flowers. One of the most reliable, free and continuous flowering of all the roses. Slight scent. Height 4 ft. x 4 ft.
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Brother Cadfael £7.25
Giant and globular, clear pink flowers - almost like peonies. These are never clumsy and are nicely held on a substantial shrub, with flowers, leaves and growth all in proportion. Later blooms may be a little smaller. There is a particularly strong and rich Old Rose fragrance, similar to some of the Old Bourbon Roses.
Height 4ftx3ft
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Buff Beauty £5.95
One of the best Musks. Medium-sized, full blooms, in large trusses of a wonderful shade of warm apricotyellow. Sturdy growth and handsome dark green foliage, sometimes of almost tropical luxuriance. Tea Rose scent. 5 ft. x 5 ft. or 8-10 ft. Climber
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Canary Bird £5.95
Dainty yellow blooms borne in abundance along the arching stems. Attractive fern-like foliage. Late spring
flowering.180cms x 180cms.
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Crown Princess Margareta £7.25
A superb variety with large, neatly-formed rosettes of a lovely apricot-orange. It has a strong, fruity fragrance of the tea rose type. This rose is tough, vigorous and healthy. Ideal for walls, arches, rose pillars and trellis. 6 - 8ft.
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Evelyn £7.25
Evelyn bears giant, apricot coloured flowers of a shallow, saucer-like shape, with numerous small petals inter-twined within. This is not the most vigorous of English Roses, but the individual flower is absolutely magnificent.
Its great glory is its wonderful fragrance, which is similar in style to an Old Rose, but with a sumptuous fruity note reminiscent of fresh peaches and apricot.
Named on behalf of Crabtree & Evelyn, who used it in their range of rose perfumes. Height 3 ft. x 2.5 ft.
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Geoff Hamilton SOLD OUT
A strong-growing, healthy and exceptionally disease-resistant. The flowers are of a warm, soft pink and deceptively delicate in appearance; cupped at first the outer ring of petals dropping back and fading to white, to provide a most attractive effect. There is a light Old Rose fragrance with a hint of apple.
Height 5 ft x 4 ft.
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Gertrude Jekyll £7.25
English Rose. Large rosette shaped flowers of beautiful old rose formation, with a rich pink colouring and a strong, powerful fragrance. Height 120cms x 100cms.
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Golden Celebration £7.25
This is one of the largest-flowered and most magnificent of English Roses. Its colour is rich golden yellow and the flowers are in the form of a giant, full-petalled cup. It has excellent shapely growth, forming a nicely rounded, slightly arching shrub with ample foliage. It is very reliable and easy to grow. An ideal rose to mark any celebration or important event. Strong Tea scent. Height 4ftx4ft
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Graham Thomas £7.25
One of the most widely grown and best loved English Roses.
‘Graham Thomas’ has been voted the World’s Favourite Rose by the World Federation of Rose Societies (WFRS) which represents over 100,000 rose lovers in 41 member countries. The award was announced at the 2009 World Rose Convention in Vancouver, when the rose was inducted into the society’s ‘Rose Hall of Fame’.
It has cupped flowers of medium size; their colour being an unusually rich and pure yellow that would be hard to match even among modern Hybrid Teas. The growth is upright but bushy and very vigorous, with shiny, pale green, disease-resistant leaves. It is an excellent rose, both in beauty and performance. Height 4ftx4ft
There is a fresh Tea Rose fragrance.
Named for the late Graham Stuart Thomas, who was one of the most influential rosarians of our time.
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Heritage £7.25
One of the most popular of our English Roses. The blooms are of perfect, cupped formation and of medium size; they are a very soft, clear pink at the centre, while the outer petals are almost white.
This is a flower of delicate shell-like beauty It has a beautiful fragrance and the growth is excellent, showing signs of its grandparent Iceberg, with a smooth, rather ‘Musk Rose’ foliage and clean stems with only a few thorns.
It is strong and bushy with excellent repeat-flowering properties and will grow to form a shapely, well-rounded shrub.
4 ft. x 4 ft.
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Jacqueline du Pré £6.25
An excellent rose, related to the Scottish Roses. Dainty blush-white, semi-double flowers four inches across, with golden stamens. Vigorous bushy growth; continuous bloom. Light, musk fragrance. 3.5 ft. x 3 ft.
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L D Braithwaite £7.25
This rose has the brightest crimson colouring of all the English Roses; standing out when viewed from across the garden.
It is related to Mary Rose and has many of that rose's good garden qualities.
The flowers open wide and slightly cupped.
They are produced freely and with remarkable continuity.
There is little scent until the flower ages, when it develops a charming Old Rose fragrance.
3.5 ft x 3.5 ft.
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Liliana £5.95
One of the new Renaissance shrub rose variety. We have stocked them recently and found them extremely reliable and healthy. Liliana has beautifully formed blooms of soft apricot pink which flower all season long. Extremely attractive and look sure to become a very popular variety.
Highly Scented. Height 4ft
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Mme Isaac Pereire £5.95
Huge, madder-crimson, cup shaped flowers with a powerful and delicious fragrance. The petals turn back at the edges in a most attractive manner. A large bush with a rather open growth habit and large leaves. It will also climb.
Height 5 ft. x 5 ft. or 8-10 ft. Climber
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Mary Rose £7.25
One of the most widely grown English Roses and it is not difficult to see why. It forms a good bushy shrub, that is particularly winter-hardy and blooms with unusual regularity throughout the summer. The flowers are of attractive, loose-petalled formation and of strong rose pink coloring. A first class garden shrub that mixes well with other plants.
The delicious fragrance is of Old Rose character, with a hint of honey and almond blossom. 4ftx4ft
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Mum In A Million £5.95
A new variety from the increasingly popular Renaissance Rose group.
An attractive rose with medium pink flowers which have classic quartered centres. As with the rest of this group the growth is strong healthy and reliable.
Most of the Renaissance roses are highly scented and this latest one is no exc Height: 3ft - 4ft eption.
Highly recommended.
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Pat Austin £7.25
Named after David Austin’s wife, this is an entirely new colour break in English Roses; a bright copper on the inside of the petals, with pale copper-yellow on the outer side. The flowers are large and deeply cupped, so that we get contrasting colours between the two sides of the petals, giving a most attractive effect. The growth is strong and of a similar type to Golden Celebration and Abraham Darby .
Tea-scented with a warm, sensuous background. 4 ft. x 3.5 ft.
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Princess Alexander £6.25
One of the new group of Renaissance Shrub roses which look certain to become extremely popular in english gardens over the next few years.Named after Princess Alexandra of Denmark.
Lovely large quartered blooms of deep cerise on strong upright and healthy growth.
Flowers from June until the first frosts. Dark green foliage. Highly Scented. Height: 4ft plus
Highly Recommended.
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Rhapsody In Blue £5.95
This new variety has created a great deal of excitement around the world in rose trials. The colour is an irridescent purple that fades to slate blue and is almost certainly the closest yet to a blue rose.
It will grow into a tall, bushy shrub that repeat flowers well and is very healthy. Sweetly scented. 4.5 ft. x 3 ft.
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Rosa Mundi £5.95
A sport from Officinalis and an equally good shrub but with crimson flowers, striped with white. A very showy plant, giving a wonderful effect in the garden. Will form a very good low hedge. 4 ft. x 4 ft. A medium old rose fragrance.
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Rose De Rescht £5.95
A good bushy plant, with, neat, full flowers of purple-crimson, held well above its ample foliage. Very fragrant. Good repeating. 3 ft. x 2 ft.
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Roseraie De L’ Hay SOLD OUT
A vigorous, dense shrub, with healthy apple-green foliage. Rich wine-purple, elongated buds, opening to four and a half inch, crimson-purple flowers. Strong perfume. One of the finest Rugosas. 7 ft. x 7 ft.
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Rosa Rubrifolia £5.95
Valued by both the flower arranger and the gardener for its coppery-mauve foliage. The flowers are pink and rather insignificant, but have a certain charm when set amongst the foliage. Dark red hips. 6 ft. x 5 ft.
No scent.
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Sharifa Asma £7.25
An exquisite rose of true Old Rose charm. The blooms are shallowly cupped at first and gradually reflex to form a perfect rosette. A most delicate blush pink, fading to almost white on the outer petals. Short, rather upright growth.
A distinctive and beautiful fragrance with fruity notes reminiscent of white grapes and mulberry. 3 ft. x 2.5 ft.
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Teasing Georgia Sold Out
A yellow rose of delicate beauty; the flowers are of a particularly pleasing cupped formation. The centre petals are in the form of a rich, deep yellow cup, while the outer petals fall back and fade to palest yellow providing a most pleasing, two-tone effect.
The growth is strong but graceful, displaying the flowers nicely.
Pleasant, medium-strong Tea Rose fragrance. Good disease-resistance and repeat-flowering. 4 ft. x 3.5 ft. or 6-8 ft. as a climber.
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The Alnwick Rose £7.25
Pretty rich pink, cup shaped buds gradually open to a deeply cupped flower; later developing into a broad, fullpetalled, shallow cup of a soft pink which is paler at the outer edges - a most pleasing progression.
Named after the fantastic Alnwick gardens, 'The Alnwick Rose' has nice rounded, bushy growth and produces its bloom intermittently from early summer to the onset of frost. Plentiful green foliage ideally complements the flower.
There is a good Old Rose fragrance.
We are pleased to name this rose after the superb Alnwick Garden. The Duke and Duchess of Northumberland are cons
4 ft x 2.5 ft.
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William Shakesphere 2000 £7.25
Without doubt, the best crimson English Rose to date. It is a truly superb variety with exquisite blooms of the richest velvety crimson, gradually changing to an equally rich purple. Deeply cupped at first, the flower soon opens out to a shallow quartered cup. The growth is neat and upright; each stem bearing a number of flowers. This rose has the strong, warm Old Rose fragrance and good disease resistance. 3.5 x 2.5 ft.
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Winchester Cathedral Sold Out
A lovely, white version of the beautiful Mary Rose, It has all the virtues of its parent and is similar in every way, except that its flowers are white with occasionally the slightest touch of buff-pink at the centre. The overall effect is excellent, with a mass of flowers held on a bushy shrub, which blooms at regular intervals throughout the season. The fragrance is of Old Rose character with a hint of honey and almond blossom. 4 ft. x 4 ft. Named after one of the finest Cathedrals in Britain.
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