Watering Roses

During warm weather it is most important to keep your roses well hydrated. Give your roses plenty of water and they will reward you with abundant blooms throughout the flowering season.


Create a storybook garden

with our literary collection

From modern day children's tales by Roald Dahl to the masterfully timeless work of Emily Brontë – our literary collection is full of page-turning classics.


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Introduced in 2012, this delightfully beautiful rose features upward facing, coral-pink rosette blooms with a strong myrrh fragrance with delicious hints of hawthorn, elderflower, pear and almond.

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Lady of Shalott with numerous companion plants in yellow, purple and grasses
Lady of Shalott with numerous companion plants in yellow, purple and grasses

How to use companion plants

Desdemona with various companion plants including foxgloves, in many shades of purple
Desdemona with various companion plants including foxgloves, in many shades of purple

The Bountiful benefits of companion planting

A guide deadheading

Deadheading after the first flush of flowers not only helps to encourage further blooms, but also helps to maintain a shapely and healthy plant.


Growing English Roses

Unrivalled beauty with spectacular ease

Effortless and beautiful, English Roses are the highlight of any garden, flowering every summer with ease and outstanding health. Their large blooms, famous fragrances and copious colour will bring joy as they magically transform your garden.

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English Shrub roses

Flowering from June until November, English Shrub roses are the highlight of any planting scheme. With their strong fragrance and large blooms they are ideal for growing well in beds, borders, pots and containers.

climbing & rambling roses

Ideal for growing on an obelisk, around a door, over an arch or up the front of a house, climbing and rambling roses have the ability to transform any outdoor space.

Rose Care and Inspiration

Watering Roses

When the warm weather arrives it is important to keep your roses well hydrated. Our article...

How to use companion plants

Looking to discover how to use companion plants to get the most out of your English...

The Bountiful Benefits of Companion Planting

Let nature lend a helping hand in caring for your roses by planting alongside them flowers...

Climbing & Rambling Roses in Pots

"Can I plant a climbing or rambling rose in a pot?" is one of the most...

Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2022

We are overjoyed to be awarded our 19th gold medal and 'Best Rose Exhibit' at this year's...

A blooming wonderful return to RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022

We are all delighted to return to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show this year and are...

A Delightful Donation to Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity

David Austin Roses are delighted to attend 30th anniversary event to present £100,000 cheque Here at...

Mixed Beds & Borders with Sunshine Shades

Brighten up the British summer and bring a new dawn to your garden, by planting a...

City Garden Roses

We caught up with Kristina Hassan from The Hackney Gardener to talk roses in urban gardening.

Planting with Pink Roses

Pink is the master of adaptability. Simply by planting with different combinations of pink roses you...

Summer Fruit Punch with Pink & Orange Roses

Mix it up but make it delicious and summery with fresh watermelon pink and tangerine tones....

How to Create a Rooftop Garden with Roses

Rooftops and balconies filled with roses are a wonderful sight. Plant in a container which suits...