English Roses

Bred by David Austin

For almost 60 years David Austin Roses has been breeding exquisite English Roses. Renowned for their beautiful, often many petalled, repeat flowering blooms and enticing, rich fragrances there are now over 200 rose varieties bred by David Austin, each one making a fantastic contribution to any garden.

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 Pink rose blooms in a mixed border in a country garden - Princess Alexandra of Kent
 Pink rose blooms in a mixed border in a country garden - Princess Alexandra of Kent

Our most

fragrant roses

With their exceptionally strong fragrance these roses will delight the senses. From fruity scents to musk notes, each have their own unique character.

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Discover Our

New 2020 ROSES

This year we welcome the charming Gabriel Oak and the exceedingly pretty Eustacia Vye to our collection of English Roses. Inspired by novels by Thomas Hardy, these two new characters are a welcome addition to our Literary Collection.

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Advice on how to care for your roses

How to Feed a Rose

Feeding your roses twice a year will encourage strong, healthy growth and abundant flowering. It’s a ...

How to Deadhead a Rose

What is deadheading Deadheading is the remova...

How to Plant a Potted Shrub Rose

By following these simple steps, you will ensure your potted shrub rose gets off to the best possible...

How to Plant a Rose in a Pot

Roses are excellent plants for growing in pots. English Roses, with their shrubby, bushy habit are id...

Roses in Mixed Borders

Planting roses in a mixed border is one of the easiest ways of enjoying roses in your garden. Combine ...

Pruning an English Shrub Rose

The instructions in this article cover the pruning of English Shrub Roses, as well as other repeat fl...

Pruning English Climbers

Follow our top tips for pruning, training and tying-in English Climbing Roses to help you get the mos...

The Basics of Growing Roses

Simple rose care advice and information you help you grow roses. ...

How to Mulch Your Roses

Mulching is the addition of a protective layer around the base of your roses. This process helps your...

How to Prune an Established Climbing Rose

Pruning is arguably the most important job you can do for your roses. It gives your rose shape, struc...

Climbers on Walls

By training a fabulous, fragrant climbing or rambling rose up a wall or or fence, you can convert a du...

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2019

We are delighted to be awarded our 18th gold medal and our 3rd consecutive ‘Best Rose Exhibit’ accolad...


Pink English Climbing Rose on the side of a timber framed building
Pink English Climbing Rose on the side of a timber framed building

Climbing & rambling Roses

Train up a fence or wall for amazing impact.

Repeat flowering yellow English Rose Vanessa Bell
Repeat flowering yellow English Rose Vanessa Bell

repeat flowering roses

Repeat flowering roses bloom from early summer right into autumn.